PURPOSE

  • Assist in advocating for diversity and multicultural issues in the University community

  • Assist in University efforts to promote campus unity and community building through developing campus activities that bring the undergraduate community together.

  • Assist in efforts to ensure the views of the diverse student population and student groups are properly represented within VSG

  • Support student activism

  • Serve as VSG’s liaison to the Interfaith Council

  • Lead VSG’s efforts in voicing and raising awareness about the unique concerns of international students to the University

  • Actively reach out to and collaborate with ISSS, ISS-AB, VISA, ISC and any student organization whose mission includes supporting international students

  • Foster community building between domestic and international students and cultivate international student representation in the Vanderbilt community

CURRENT INITIATIVES

PAST INITIATIVES

  • Bridging relations between Greek Life and MLC through programs
  • Create programs around first-year, transfer, and international students to build a culture of inclusivity
  • Work with the Interfaith Council and the LGBTQIA+ office to spark conversations on religion and sexuality
  • Talk to Me Week

MEMBERS

Shreya Gupta (Committee Chair),┬áLina Wassem (Vice Chair), Ahmet Ersahin, Ala Malo, Beth Magembe, Brina Ratangee, Daphney Talekar, Dingji (Kevin) Yang, Grace Bebarta, Hannah Bhattacharya, Jeanne D’arc Koffi, Jelissa Sasraku, Keyonte Doughty, Laasya Challa, Sarah Qaddo, Tianjiao (Jessica) Du, Yuan Uy

Shreya Gupta

Committee Chair

Shreya Gupta

Year: Junior