Tiffany Marra, PhD (she/her)
DirectorDr. Marra, MS'98, PHD'06, received her PhD in Education from the U-M Ann Arbor with a specialty in maximizing the use of technology to bridge digital divides. She has worked for the University of Michigan for 20 years focused on creating systemic change to increase enrollment and participation of diverse students across campus. Tiffany is currently the Executive Director at the Center for the Education of Women+ ensuring the services of CEW+ address the needs of women and underserved individuals at U-M and in the community through career and education counseling, funding, workshops, events, and a diverse, welcoming community. Tiffany hosts the podcast, Strength in the Midst of Change, to highlight each guest's resiliency and determination. She can be reached at 734-764-7640 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Gabriella Boufford, MSW, LMSW (she/her)
Counseling Center Social WorkerGabriella received her Master’s degree in Social Work from U-M and her BA in Psychology from U-M. Gabriella’s work experience includes working with survivors of sexual assault and domestic violence and applying survivor-centered, trauma-informed, and advocacy-based interventions. She provides counseling services to individuals seeking assistance in reaching their career and educational goals. To schedule a counseling appointment with her, please call 734-764-6360.
Nicole Castor (she/her)
Administrative AssistantNicole received her bachelor's degree in Early and Middle Childhood Studies with a minor in Disabilities Studies from The Ohio State University. Nicole provides administrative support for the counseling team and the front office. She can be reached at 734-764-6360 or email@example.com.
Grace Christiansen (she/her)
Annual Giving CoordinatorGrace coordinates annual giving at the Center. Prior to joining CEW+, she worked in education program management and education equity research. Grace can be reached at 734-764-6343 and firstname.lastname@example.org.
Liz DeBetta, PhD (she/her)
Program ManagerDr. Liz DeBetta is a scholar-artist-activist whose work is grounded in creativity and social justice with an emphasis on creating cultural change. Her focus is on deconstructing dominant narratives that oppress and dehumanize women and the global majority. Dr. DeBetta coordinates the Twink Frey Visiting Social Activist Program and the annual CEW+ Advocacy Symposium and grows the reach and impact of CEW+ advocacy initiatives. Prior to joining CEW+, Dr. DeBetta’s work experience includes two decades of nonprofit leadership and education expertise, including teaching writing at Utah Valley University and as Program Manager at the national non-profit Pajama Program. She holds a Ph.D. in Interdisciplinary Studies (Humanities & Culture) from Union Institute & University with certificates in Women’s and Gender Studies and Creative Writing, an MA in English from the City University of NY, and a BA in Theatre/Speech from Wagner College. She has presented nationally and internationally on topics ranging from adoption and reproductive justice, using writing to heal trauma, gender-based violence, and resisting colonial paradigms in higher-ed. Her book Adult Adoptees and Writing to Heal: Migrating toward Wholeness is forthcoming from Brill Publishers. Dr. DeBetta can be reached at email@example.com.
Angela Ebreo, PhD (she/her)
Program Evaluation SpecialistDr. Ebreo serves as CEW+'s Program Evaluation Specialist. In this position, she designs and implements needs assessments and evaluation activities for CEW+’s new and emerging initiatives. In addition, to her direct evaluation work, Dr. Ebreo also assists CEW+’s student interns with data collection and report writing related to program development and quality improvement. She brings to this role significant experience as an evaluator and research dedicated to diversity, equity, justice and inclusion in higher education. Dr. Ebreo received her PhD in Social Psychology from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sandra Iaderosa, LMSW (she/her)
Associate Director for Counseling and ProgrammingSandra received her Master's Degree in Social Work from the University of Michigan. Before joining CEW+, she worked for Michigan Medicine as a social work administrator and manager. Her clinical work focused on health care outcomes and addressing social determinants of health to minimize and address barriers to care. During her time at Michigan Medicine, she helped create strong teams of clinicians and patient advocates. She was instrumental in creating family-centered policies to address the diverse needs of health care consumers and their loved ones. She has presented at national conferences on topics that speak to issues of social justice, equitable access, and addressing systemic issues. She is passionate about collaboration with stakeholders and building functional teams that promote a collective vision. Sandra can be reached at email@example.com.
Sarah Keovongsak (she/her)
Senior Marketing and Communications SpecialistSarah manages the Center’s branding, external communications, website, and social media as well as the planning, development, creation, and implementation of the Center's marketing and communications materials and strategies. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Danielle Kropveld (they/them)
Development and Communications AssistantDanielle is the development and communications assistant at CEW+. They provide administrative support to the director of development and assist with social media content creation, and other projects and programs. They can be reached at email@example.com.
Erin Lane (she/her)
Senior Events and Funding Applications CoordinatorErin supports CEW+ programs and events and assists with administrative support in the front office. She can be reached at 734-764-4355 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Alicia Marting (she/her)
Director of DevelopmentAlicia manages the development operations for the Center. She joined the CEW+ staff with over 20 years of experience as a fundraiser for the University of Michigan, K-12 education, health, and human services and the arts. Alicia is a motivated team player who enjoys managing complex relationships among stakeholders. She can be reached at 734-764-7258 or email@example.com.
Doreen Murasky, LMSW, ACSW (she/her)
Special Projects ManagerDoreen has a deep history working at CEW+ serving in roles ranging from counselor and program specialist to interim associate director. Currently serving as a special projects manager, she serves as part of the leadership team to cultivate the potential of those we work with and serve at the Center. Her focus is to support a smooth transition and integration of multiple programs to uplift our mission. In addition, she facilitates CEW+ Midweek Mindfulness, currently held virtually on Wednesday from 12:15 - 12:45 PM. Doreen received her bachelor’s degree in psychology and master’s degree in social work from U-M. She can be reached at 734-764-6360 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sarah Prince (she/her)
Administrative Assistant SeniorSarah provides administrative support for the director and the front office team. She can be reached at 734-764-6594 or email@example.com.
Courtney Reid, MSW, LMSW (she/her)
Counseling Program ManagerCourtney Reid, MSW, LMSW is an alum of the U-M School of Social Work. Her career journey thus far has allowed her to provide behavioral health services in a variety of settings including hospital and community-based practices. By giving consideration to one’s biopsychosocial circumstances, she aims to help others define their concept of well-being, identify meaningful goals and accomplish them while honoring their inner resiliency. She provides counseling services to those seeking to further/refine their educational and professional pursuits. To schedule a counseling appointment with her, please call 734-764-6360.
Jamie Zawistowski, MBA (she/her)
Business ManagerJamie manages all business aspects of CEW+ including finance, budgeting, facilities, financial aid, and human resources. She can be reached at 734-764-7218 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Temporary Staff / Interns / Students
Dimitra Colovos, Video/Event Assistant
Marianna Hagler, Writer
Joshua Jin, MSW Intern
Devin Johannis, Data Research Assistant
Wendy Lu, Data Research Assistant
Takeshi Mishina, Data Research Assistant
Kabelo Sandile Motsoeneng, Writer
Jessica Pelton, Student Parent Program Assistant
Kacey Richardson, Counseling MSW Intern
Carolina Teixeira, Development & Communications Assistant