VSB Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Aronte Bennett, PhD
Associate Dean of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion 
(610) 519-6432
aronte.bennett@villanova.edu

Dr. Cheryl Carleton, PhD
Faculty Director, Villanova Women’s Professional Network
(610) 519-4159
cheryl.carleton@villanova.edu

Dr. Holly Ferraro, PhD
Faculty Director, Diversity Equity and Inclusion
holly.ferrano@villanova.edu

Dr. Zakiya Newton, PhD
Assistant Director, Diversity Equity and Inclusion
(610) 519-3939
zakiya.newton@villanova.edu

Alicia Strandberg, PhD
Director and Founding Committee Member, Villanova Women in Tech (610) 519-4315
alicia.strandberg@villanova.edu

The Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (ODEI) is committed to cultivating a more inclusive VSB community, serving all members and stakeholders and reflecting the University’s commitment to equality, justice, and mutual respect. ODEI offers programming, training, and support services to advance understanding of identity, inclusion, and belonging, embracing collaborative conversation as an approach to helping all who join our community feel welcomed.

For more information, visit our website or email vsbdiversity@villanova.edu or call the main office at (610) 519-3099.