Welcome to my website. The purpose of this site is to provide my readers with insight into diversity practices in corporations and higher education. As we are experiencing a huge influx of foreign students, changing demographics, and international academic competition and globalization, I hope this site will provide you with the necessary ideas that will help bring success to your organizations.

Growing up as a bi-racial child in southern New Hampshire, I experienced many different forms of the -isms, and I never had the resources, opportunities, nor the networks to discuss what I had been witnessing. As I moved to California at 16 years of age, I had a huge culture shock, which catapulted my interest in diversity and multiculturalism into overdrive. As I concluded my last two years of high school in California, I became more aware of myself and my sense of identity. This continued through college, in which I returned to New England and attended the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, MA.

While at Holy Cross, I was very active in multicultural workshops and student groups, finding myself in leadership positions and rapidly falling in love with the school. I graduated with multiple awards and left with a better sense of myself and my role in my communities. Upon graduation, I worked in a couple of different industries, but felt a strong connection to human resources and higher education, and so, I decided to pursue my MBA at Clark University in Worcester, MA as well. While at Clark, I continued to pursue my passion and interests in multicultural education while pursuing an MBA concentration in General Management.

While a full-time student at Clark University, I worked in the Office of Intercultural Affairs as the Graduate Assistant, responsible for supervising the undergraduate programming staff and the office’s intercultural programming for the university. The OIA hosts events for each awareness month and weeks, including; Latino Heritage Month, Black History Month, Women’s History Month, GLBTQ Awareness Month/Week, Interfaith Week, Unity Week, and Disability Awareness Week. I continue in the good fight as an Academic Coordinator at a local state university and I consult at two local private institutions.

So again, I hope you enjoy the site and visit often, as I will update the site with current topics and issues that occur in both higher education and corporations.


Isaac Tesfay


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Glad to see you have entered the blogosphere. Your voice is an important and unique addition. Good luck with your site.

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