Meet The Team
Office of Equity & Inclusion
Bleu is a UC alumna. In her role, she manages the university’s inclusion efforts- providing strategic leadership for the recruitment, retention, and advancement of diverse talent and building mutually rewarding partnerships in the broader community.
Dy’an is a graduate of UC and National Diversity Council Certified Diversity Professional. A counselor by training, she has extensive experience working with underrepresented populations in the mental health, higher education, and non-profit arenas.
Associate to VP
Kathy provides administrative support for the Vice President of Equity, Inclusion & Community Impact and has worked in the offices of the Provost and Student Affairs over the course of her career.
Allie Bickett is a third year undergraduate at UC majoring in Medical Sciences/Pre-Med with a certificate in Minority Health. In her free time she enjoys going to concerts and trying out new coffee shops and restaurants in Cincinnati.
Office of Gender Equity & Inclusion
Sally, a Bearcat alum, brings over a decade of law enforcement experience, specializing in investigations of sexual assaults, intimate partner violence and sex trafficking in Metro Atlanta. Sally is a foodie and enjoys trying new local cuisine.
Shannon Schipper has a Master’s degree in Gender Studies and a Bachelor’s degree in Women’s Studies. She is currently pursuing her Doctorate in higher education leadership. In her spare time, Shannon enjoys yoga, hiking, camping, and kayaking.
Morgan serves as an Investigator in the GEI office. She strives to conduct timely, fair and impartial responses to reports of sex/gender-based harassment and discrimination. In her free time she enjoys eating delicious food around the city.
Ashely McWhorter, MA is an undergraduate of UC. She earned her Master’s degree in Higher Education and is currently pursuing her doctorate degree in Leadership studies. She is passionate about helping young adults transition into collegiate life.
Alexa has a BA in History and Political Science, an MA in History, and is pursuing her MA in Educational Studies. She started working at UC in 2014 and joined OGEI in 2019. Outside of work she volunteers with several theater groups.
Office of Equal Opportunity & Access
Brandon Craig is an Assistant Director in the Office of Equal Opportunity & Access. He is an active alum, serving on the Board of Trustees for the Law Alumni Association. In his free time, Brandon dances and teaches Argentine Tango.
Karla has her Masters of Education in Curriculum and Instruction from UC. She has experience in investigating gender equity issues and discrimination complaints, along with implementing UC’s affirmative action plan and equal opportunity policies.
Equal Opportunity Access Investigator
Tracey is an Investigator with OEOA. Tracey joins OEOA after several years of practicing law in both the public and private sector and working as an Investigator for the U.S. Department of Labor. Tracey attended UC for undergrad and law school.
Equal Opportunity Analyst
Randy oversees the data analytics behind the University’s affirmative action efforts to ensure equitable personnel activity is taking place on campus. Randy is highly motivated to learn and contribute. Randy happens to be a big Marvel fan!
Huda is the Officer Coordinator for OEOA. She joined UC in 1996 and has an Associate Degree in Info Tech-Bus Track. She is originally from Eritrea, East Africa. Outside of work she enjoys helping at church, in communities and with organizations.