Amarildo “Lilu” Barbosa

Chief Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging Officer

Lilu Barbosa joined the Harvard Chan School in June 2020 as Chief Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging Officer. Previously, Lilu was Chief Diversity Officer at Lesley University; prior to that, he served as director of the Office of Multicultural Affairs and Student Inclusion. He has experience in the higher education and nonprofit sectors over the past … Continue reading “Amarildo “Lilu” Barbosa”

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Dr. Betty Johnson

Assistant Dean for Faculty and Staff Diversity, Development, and Leadership

Dr. Betty Johnson has been working with students as a mentor and counselor for more than 25 years. During a career focused on empowering individuals for academic and career success, Dr. Johnson has guided countless students to strong, independent futures. Dr. Johnson assumed the role of Assistant Dean for Faculty and Staff Diversity, Development and … Continue reading “Dr. Betty Johnson”

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Ra’Shaun Nalls

Director of Community Engagement

Ra’Shaun Nalls has worked with Boston-area community-based organizations for more than 15 years, with an emphasis on youth development and community organizing. He has been acknowledged for his community service by the Action for Boston Community Development (ABCD), the Boston Foundation, Boston Police Department, Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office, and the Harvard Youth Violence Prevention … Continue reading “Ra’Shaun Nalls”

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Manny Lim

Executive Assistant

Manuel (Manny) Lim has extensive experience in executive and administrative support and human resources in the nonprofit sector. He joined the Harvard Chan School in 2018 after working at the national headquarters of City Year, where he oversaw payroll and criminal background screening for their 3,000 AmeriCorps members in 29 cities. He has served on … Continue reading “Manny Lim”

Jasmine Akuffo

Jasmine Akuffo

Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Fellow

Jasmine is an MPH-65 student in the Social and Behavioral Sciences department. She is passionate about exploring the impacts of mass incarceration and housing instability on health disparities through research and policy work. Born in Accra, Ghana, and raised in the Chicago area, Jasmine received her BA in African-American Studies from Columbia University. As a … Continue reading “Jasmine Akuffo”

Aharisi Bonner

Aharisi Bonner

Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Fellow

Aharisi Bonner is an MPH-65 student in the Department of Health Policy. She is a native New Yorker and identifies as first-generation American as her family is from Belize. Aharisi obtained her B.A. in Urban Studies and Sociology from Barnard College, Columbia University. She is interested in health insurance policy, specifically, the expansion of Medicaid … Continue reading “Aharisi Bonner”

Candice Carpenter

Candice Carpenter

Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Fellow

Candice is a physician, entrepreneur, educator, and social justice advocate.  She is passionate about diversity and inclusion issues, particularly around incorporating inclusive leadership into the workplace, dismantling institutional and interpersonal microaggressions, and transforming healthcare organizations into cultivators of Black Excellence. Most recently, she has completed the Congress of Neurological Surgeons Leadership Fellowship Program in 2017-2019, Oxford’s … Continue reading “Candice Carpenter”

Jonathan Cruz

Jonathan Cruz

Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Fellow

Jonathan is an MPH-45 student in the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences. Originally from Connecticut, he is a proud first-generation student with parents from Puerto Rico and Colombia, and is LGBTQ. He has a B.A. in Public Health from Brown and is completing medical school in the Health Equity track at the University of … Continue reading “Jonathan Cruz”

Allie Dyer

Allie Dyer

Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Fellow

An MPH student in the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Allie is a Portland-born, Antigua-rooted medical student, educator, writer, growing healer, and community organizer with a passion for reproductive justice, decolonial discourse, and the healing of historical and intergenerational trauma. She has a call toward bridging allopathic medicine and traditional wisdoms in service to … Continue reading “Allie Dyer”

Sana Farooqui

Sana Farooqui

Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Fellow

Sana is an MPH-65 student in the Health Management program and is interested in studying and addressing causes of health disparities among underserved communities, especially in terms of healthcare delivery and access to care. Before coming to Harvard Chan, Sana received her undergraduate degree from the University of Maryland and worked as a project manager … Continue reading “Sana Farooqui”