From Our Office: Staff
The Office of Multicultural Affairs is located in Stokes Hall, Room 111. Our phone number is 610-896-2905 and our fax number is 610-896-1224.
Theresa Tensuan '89, Director of Multicultural Affairs
Theresa is the Director of the Office of Multicultural Affairs and the Dean of Multicultural Affairs. The OMA collaborates with students, faculty, staff, and alumni on initiatives that cultivate connections between the curriculum and programs that enhance and extend Haverford’s intellectual and cultural diversity. She earned her PhD. in English from U.C. Berkeley and writes about the interrelations between contemporary culture and practices of social transformation.
Nahara Saballos '15
Nahara is a sophomore born in Nicaragua and raised in Brooklyn, NY. Although she is pre-med track, she is a potential anthropology major. She is coordinator for the Multicultural Scholars Program, and volunteers with Street Outreach. Nahara loves watching movies, making tea, listening to all genres of music, and planning fun trips to Center City. At the OMA, she is the liaison for the Rufus Jones Leadership Institute.
Luyao Chen '14
Lulu is a potential Economics and Math major from Canton, China, but has recently moved to Hong Kong. She loves volunteering and spent her summer in both Ghana and the west part of China teaching primary and middle school students. She is charge of ISA and is an ISRP (International Student Resource Person). As an OMA intern, she worked on the Sophomore Supper, Coffee and Conversation Series closely with the Alumni Office. Lulu is currently studying abroad.
Ethan Yiqi Pan '14
Ethan Pan is a junior majoring in Economics. Coming from Shanghai, China, he enjoys contributing to the multiculturalism at Haverford. He plays rugby and badminton, and he is very interested in sports that are rare in China, such as football and squash. For the past two years, he has worked on the Asian Heritage Month and he led the Asian Art Initiate program. Ethan is currently studying abroad.
Melissa Reyes '15
I am from Southern California where I have always been involved in various programs and organizations related to community improvement. I am interested in immigration, poverty and abuse issues. I am passionate about advocating for social issues and finding ways to implement policies and gather communities to create better living conditions. I am thinking about majoring in Political Science or Sociology with a concentration in Peace and Global Studies. I enjoy running, reading, and watching horror movies.
Susana Tapia '15
Susana Tapia is a freshman from the city of Santa Ana in Orange County, California. She misses being able to ride her bike to the beach year-round but looks forward to experiencing the seasons that are non-existent in California. Although she is pre-med, she has not decided on her major yet. Her music interests range from Gershwin to the Mexican rock band Maná. In the OMA office, she is the liaison between the CDO and the OMA and is working on researching and posting various fellowship, research, and summer opportunities on the OMA website.
Connie Friedman '15
Connie Friedman was born in Pingtung, Taiwan and moved to Torrance, CA when she was 6 years old. Connie is currently pursuing a pre-med or pre-health track. She plays for Women’s Soccer Team and enjoys attending the many sports events on campus. Despite her liking of all music genres, she has a slight obsession for Beyoncé music. As a first year at the OMA, Connie manages the websites and publicity side of the organization.