Carnegie Mellon University

Latine Faculty and Staff Alliance

Meetings and Events

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Mission Statement

The mission of the Latine Faculty and Staff Alliance is to serve as a support system and encourage a sense of belonging within Carnegie Mellon University. The group will focus on community building, multicultural awareness, and programming designed to promote diversity, equity and inclusion at Carnegie Mellon University.

La misión del Latine Faculty and Staff Alliance (Alianza de Facultad y Personal Latine) es servir como un sistema de apoyo y fomentar un sentido de pertenencia dentro de Carnegie Mellon University. El grupo se centrará en el desarrollo de comunidad, conciencia multicultural y programación diseñada para promover diversidad, equidad e inclusión en Carnegie Mellon University.

Leadership

Priscilla Morales, Co-Lead

headshot of Priscilla MoralesPriscilla Morales serves as an assistant director of admissions for Heinz College. She identifies as a Mexican-American (Chicana) from El Paso, Texas. As an inaugural co-lead, her goal is to bring multicultural awareness and support to the Latine community at CMU. Priscilla is excited to learn and connect with other individuals that make up this vibrant and diverse community.

Check out Priscilla's profile in The Piper!

Christian Alexis Olmeda, Co-Lead

headshot of Chris AlmedaChristian Alexis Olmeda is a technical writer and content strategist with the Computing Facilities department at the School of Computer Science. He has more than 20 years of experience in technology and audio production. He currently serves as co-chair on the SCS dean's Staff Advisory Committee.

Chris holds a BA and an MFA in Creative Writing and writes in both English and Spanish. Born and raised in Bayamón, Puerto Rico, Christian's love of Puerto Rico and its rich culture inform his work as a writer, as well as many artistic collaborations with colleagues on the island. This same love for Puerto Rican and Latine culture and values motivated him to pursue the opportunity to help establish our Latine employee resource group as an inaugural co-lead. His goal is to build a meaningful resource of representation and a tool to build strong relationships for all Latine employees and faculty for years to come.