Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Staff

Cheryl Kimberling   

Cheryl Gray Kimberling, PhD - President

Thirty years as an educator in higher education in our community, Dr. Kimberling brings a unique match of talents and abilities to The Multicultural Alliance. Born in Memphis, Tennessee, she completed undergraduate and graduate degrees at the University of Memphis. In 1976 she moved to Fort Worth to attend Southwestern Seminary and upon her graduation from seminary, her professional experiences began as Professor of Sociology at Tarrant County College and then as the Executive Director of the TCC Foundation. She has held administrative positions at Texas Wesleyan University School of Law and The University of Texas at Arlington. Additionally, she held an adjunct faculty position at Texas Christian University in the sociology department from 1988-2005. In August 2006, she retired from the University of North Texas Health Science Center as Vice President.


  Adena Cytron-Walker, MEd - Vice President of Programs

Among her myriad responsibilities at the Multicultural Alliance, Adena Cytron-Walker coordinates Camp CommUNITY;  co-facilitates intergroup dialogues; holds workshops on a wide range of diversity issues and develops curriculum. Additionally, she manages Destination Imagination teams, is involved in the local PTA and teaches Hebrew to second graders.. 

Adena is the co-author of Intergroup Dialogue in Higher Education: Meaningful Learning about Social Justice. Originally from the east coast, she moved to Tarrant County in 2006. She holds a B.A. in Psychology from the University of Michigan and an M.Ed. in Social Justice Education from the University of Massachusetts.

  Ayesha Ganguly -  People's Art Collaborative Coordinator

Ayesha found her passion for community service in her early college days and pursues it professionally with a deep sense of commitment. She has assumed various roles as a volunteer, social entrepreneur, consultant, employee, and community leader spanning over a decade of experience. She partners with the Multicultural Alliance through her Window to Your World work. 

Ayesha has a Bachelors degree is Psychology and completed her first year of Masters Program in Political Science from the University of Mumbai, India before co-founding Phase Five, a social enterprise offering capacity building programs for youth so they could apply their skills by participating in local government and the community. She continued her academic and professional development with a
Certificate in Entrepreneurship from the Entrepreneurship Development Institute of Indian and a Certificate Program in Non-Profit Leadership from Rice University in Houston.

 

Chris Dawson - Office Manager

 

Cheryl Gray Kimberling, PhD - President

Thirty years as an educator in higher education in our community, Dr. Kimberling brings a unique match of talents and abilities to The Multicultural Alliance. Born in Memphis, Tennessee, she completed undergraduate and graduate degrees at the University of Memphis. In 1976 she moved to Fort Worth to attend Southwestern Seminary and upon her graduation from seminary, her professional experiences began as Professor of Sociology at Tarrant County College and then as the Executive Director of the TCC Foundation. She has held administrative positions at Texas Wesleyan University School of Law and The University of Texas at Arlington. Additionally, she held an adjunct faculty position at Texas Christian University in the sociology department from 1988-2005. In August 2006, she retired from the University of North Texas Health Science Center as Vice President.


 

Cheryl Gray Kimberling, PhD - President

Thirty years as an educator in higher education in our community, Dr. Kimberling brings a unique match of talents and abilities to The Multicultural Alliance. Born in Memphis, Tennessee, she completed undergraduate and graduate degrees at the University of Memphis. In 1976 she moved to Fort Worth to attend Southwestern Seminary and upon her graduation from seminary, her professional experiences began as Professor of Sociology at Tarrant County College and then as the Executive Director of the TCC Foundation. She has held administrative positions at Texas Wesleyan University School of Law and The University of Texas at Arlington. Additionally, she held an adjunct faculty position at Texas Christian University in the sociology department from 1988-2005. In August 2006, she retired from the University of North Texas Health Science Center as Vice President.


 

Cheryl Gray Kimberling, PhD - President

Thirty years as an educator in higher education in our community, Dr. Kimberling brings a unique match of talents and abilities to The Multicultural Alliance. Born in Memphis, Tennessee, she completed undergraduate and graduate degrees at the University of Memphis. In 1976 she moved to Fort Worth to attend Southwestern Seminary and upon her graduation from seminary, her professional experiences began as Professor of Sociology at Tarrant County College and then as the Executive Director of the TCC Foundation. She has held administrative positions at Texas Wesleyan University School of Law and The University of Texas at Arlington. Additionally, she held an adjunct faculty position at Texas Christian University in the sociology department from 1988-2005. In August 2006, she retired from the University of North Texas Health Science Center as Vice President.


 

 

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