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  Center for Diversity & Inclusion  

Meet the Diversity Assistants


Diversity Assistants serve as a resource by working in residential halls to create an inclusive AQ community and promote multicultural opportunities across campus.

Annabelle Li

Name: Annabelle Li
Location: Woodward Area
Class standing: Junior
Major(s): International Business, Math, German
Hometown: Shanghai, China
Aquinas Involvement: AQPB, Students Striving for Sustainability (S3), German Club
Interesting Fact: Reading different detective novels
Why I want to be a Diversity Assistant: I want to help people understand diversity better and talk for women’s rights.
Favorite memory at Aquinas: Being part of a living learning community (LLC) and becoming a new student orientation leader.

Paulina Pei

Name: Paulina Pei
Location: Regina Hall
Class Standing: Sophomore
Major: Math, Biology minor
Hometown: Chicago, Ill.
Aquinas Involvement: Resident Assistant, CAVA, Habitat for Humanity 
Interesting Fact: I hope to someday have my own bakery. 
Why I want to be a Diversity Assistant: I am interested in utilizing my leadership skills to bring diversity awareness to our campus, while having a fun time doing so. 
Favorite memory at Aquinas: Rock the Block, Earth Day, and all of the late pizza and movie    nights with friends.

Erick Rámirez-Guerrero

Name: Erick Rámirez-Guerrero
Location: Sienna Area
Class standing: Sophomore 
Major(s): English, Political Science
Hometown: Villagrán, Mexico
Aquinas Involvement: L@SA, VIBE, Gay-Straight Alliance
Interesting Fact: I'm an avid web developer and designer
Why I want to be a Diversity Assistant: I love this campus and will work towards making our differences at AQ not just tolerated, but loved; to spread a critical and unconditional love and respect for others regardless of any social status.
Favorite memory at Aquinas: The thrill of knowing my work got accepted into The Sampler, Aquinas's annual anthology.