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Indra Leyva

Indra Leyva is an Intercultural Specialist, liaison to Latinx Student Initiatives, at the Multicultural Center, a department within the Office of Student Life at The Ohio State University. Indra has been at Ohio State since May 2008, working with students, staff and faculty to raise awareness about Latinx issues within the full campus community through lectures, films, student groups and community events. All programming through the Multicultural Center is intercultural, encouraging all campus community members to come together and learn from each other’s cultures and traditions.  Prior to arriving at Ohio State, she served as Coordinator of Latin American Student Services at the University of Dayton through the Office of Diverse Student Populations, and has worked or taught in higher education since 1996. Indra also has a passion for media production, she has produced short films that illustrate the Latino experience in the U.S.  Indra received her BA in Communications from La Universidad del Sol in Mexico.  She received her MA in Management at Antioch University McGregor in Ohio and is currently working on her Ph.D. in the Latino and Latin American Literature and Cultures at the Ohio State University.