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Asian Pacific Islander Desi American

Meet our Intercultural Specialist and liaison to Asian Pacific Islander Desi American (APIDA) students, Gelli Ann Dayrit. 

In her role, Gelli Ann provides support for initiatives for a variety of constituency groups, including Asian/Pacific Islander/Desi American, Asian international and Arab communities. She serves as a resource for students and the campus community, and engages in social, cultural, educational and advocacy programming to raise awareness of issues impacting these groups. 

Click below for APIDA resources provided by the Student Life Multicultural Center:

Asian Pacific Islander Desi American (APIDA) Heritage Month

Cultural and Intercultural Celebrations

GraduAsian Celebration

Leadership Summits

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Gelli Ann welcomes and seeks new opportunities for partnerships, so feel free to reach out to her or stop by and visit! For further information contact Gelli Ann Dayrit at