The Student Council on Diversity and Inclusion ensures that goals for diversity and inclusion are fully achieved, valued and cherished at the Darla Moore School of Business. The council, composed of a diverse, representative and knowledgeable group of self-selected students, held its inaugural meeting in Fall 2016. They represent your voice for diversity and inclusion as members of the Moore School community, so please contact one of the committee members with any diversity-related questions or concerns that need to be addressed.
David Burick (MIB)
The members of the Student Council on Diversity and Inclusion are:
David Burick is a first-year MIB student at the Moore School from Greensboro, N.C. Growing up in an intersectional household ignited his passion for diversity and inclusion from an early age. In addition to the Dean's Council, he is also the president of Moore School Pride, the Moore School's LGBTQ-focused diversity and inclusion organization.
Trevanti Grant (MACC)
Trevanti Grant is a master’s student in the accounting program from Cross Hill, S.C. He completed his undergraduate degree in accounting from USC as well. His career aspirations include beginning his career in Charlotte, N.C., for a public accounting firm. Aside from his professional career he has enjoys community service, attending sporting events and spending time with family and friends. He is honored to serve the Diversity and Inclusion council and hopes to make the Darla Moore School of Business an even better place to learn for all students.
Jennifer Jasso (Professional MBA)
Jennifer Jasso is in the Professional MBA program at the Moore School. She graduated from Texas Tech University with a Bachelor's degree in Latin American and Iberian Studies. Her father was in the military, which afforded her the opportunity to interact with a diverse group of people in military communities and throughout her travels overseas. She joined the Diversity and Inclusion Student Council to help bring awareness to diversity issues and to help create an even more inclusive community at USC.
Devon McDonald (Undergraduate)
Devon McDonald is a senior double-majoring in risk management and insurance and real estate from Charlotte, N.C. Her favorite thing about going to school at USC is the football games! During her time at USC, she has been involved in the business fraternity Alpha Kappa Psi as well as being an RM for two years. As an African American student, she is interested in making the Moore School a more inclusive place for people of all backgrounds.
Gretchen Nordhausen (Undergraduate)
Gretchen Nordhausen is a Senior Management and Marketing major at the Moore School of Business. Her passion for diversity and inclusion stems from her interests in students with disabilities, women in business and advocacy for international students.
Sterling Robertson (Undergraduate)
Sterling Robertson is a junior international business and economics student with a minor in German. He currently serves as the development director for IRIS, the largest LGBTQ student organization on campus, as well as on the board of Moore School Pride and now the D&I Council. With aspirations to work internationally, he hopes to celebrate and understand the various backgrounds and cultures that make up the Moore School.
Lisa Sanchez (Undergraduate)
Lisa Sanchez is a marketing major with an advertising/PR and computer science double minor at the university. On campus, she is involved in Omega Phi Alpha (a national service sorority), as well as the 2016 Executive Homecoming Commission. She loves volunteering, eating different types of food, and the Gamecocks!
Corie-Ann Barker-Seepersaud (MIB)
Corie-Ann Barker-Seepersaud is a graduate student in the Master of International Business (MIB) double degree program. Her rich multicultural background sparked her interest in diversity and multicultural affairs. She completed her Bachelor’s degree at USC and during that co-founded Sigma Omega Upsilon International Business Fraternity. She enjoys learning about cultures that are different from her own, and wants to ensure that the Moore School will continue to be a place where people of diverse backgrounds feel welcome.
Associate Dean of Diversity and Inclusion Alice Leri is a clinical assistant professor of international business, and is also a faculty associate in the Islamic World Studies Program for the University of South Carolina's Walker Institute, the university's center for promoting student and faculty research, scholarship and public service programs in international affairs.
The D&I council recognizes individuals' right to pronoun choice beyond gender-binary classifications. Profiles of council members reflect their pronoun of choice.