Naisha is the primary contact for pregnant and parenting students at the College, and should also be contacted by alumni (especially connected to Radcliffe) who hope to cultivate a relationship with a dedicated women's space on campus, by organizations or offices interested in hosting a Gender 101 Workshop, and by student organizations interested in collaborating with the Women's Center or hoping to get involved with the Leaders Forum.
• Oversees both daily and long-term operations of the Women's Center
• Coordinates all aspects of Women's Center programming, including long-term initiatives such as the the Radcliffe Mentor Program and Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Mentor Program, and short-term initiatives such as panel events and workshops
• Works with students, faculty, and administrative offices to contribute to a campus climate that fosters awareness of women's and gender issues
A native of Boston, MA, Naisha holds a Master of Arts degree in Gender and Cultural Studies from Simmons College and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration from Clark Atlanta University. She is an active community member participating in ongoing volunteer work at the Yawkey Boys and Girls Club of Roxbury, working on Mayor Menino’s ONEin3 Advisory Council (2013) and serving as a keynote speaker at the Boys and Girls Club of Boston and YWCA of Worcester, sharing the importance of college to inner-city high school students and the importance of women’s leadership to college students respectively. Naisha's personal goal is to continuously create and strengthen diverse communities of women.