Diversity Services staff members are available for students who are looking to discuss concerns such as their adjustment to campus, personal life, academic progress, or career planning.

Students are always encouraged to call or visit whether or not they have specific requests for assistance. Staff members are also available to consult with students, student leaders, faculty, and staff regarding a variety of diversity-related issues.

Director of Diversity Services
Vacant Position

Kaamila Mohamed
Interim Assistant Director

Kaamila Mohamed joined the Office of Diversity Services on November 30, 2015 as the Interim Assistant Director. She serves as a resource for students of color individuals and organizations and oversees the planning and implementation of Diversity Services' events, such as Suffolk University's annual Martin Luther King Jr. event and the Social Justice Series. Additionally, she provides support for LGBTQ students and the Office of Diversity Services' educational initiatives.

Kaamila came to Suffolk from The Theater Offensive, an LGBTQ theater nonprofit organization. She served as the Community Activities Manager, building relationships with individuals and organizations and managing programming for community members. She also served as the Assistant Director of the True Colors: OUT Youth Theater Troupe, a theater program for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and questioning youth and their straight allies. Kaamila holds a bachelor's degree in sociology from Brandeis University. She was active on campus, holding various leadership positions in organizations including the Black Student Union and Muslim Student Association, as well as founding student organizations serving multiracial students and queer students of color. 

Outside her work at Suffolk University, Kaamila is the Founder and Director of BlackOUT Boston, an ensemble of young Black LGBTQ identified artists who perform original work. Independently, she writes and performs poetry. She is also the Co-founder and Co-coordinator of the group Queer Muslims of Boston. Additionally, she is an educator and facilitator on subjects including social justice; LGBTQ identities and issues; race and racism; Islamophobia; and using the arts as a tool for healing, empowerment, and community building. 

Kaamila is passionate about working for justice and wellness for all people. She believes in the power of marginalized people to build vibrant communities, in the power of speaking our truths and telling our stories, and in the power we all have to transform our world. 

She is a Gemini who practices yoga for self care and self-identifies as a cat lady. 

*Kaamila uses both the pronouns she/her/hers and they/them/theirs.

Bridget Robinson
Office Services Coordinator

Michelle Driffill
Graduate Fellow

Michelle is the Marketing & Promotions Graduate Fellow in charge of social media, marketing, and event planning throughout Diversity Services programs. She graduated from College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, MA in 2013 and spent the last two years working at the Muscular Dystrophy Association - South Texas in the San Antonio field office. She joined the Office of Diversity Services in September 2015. As a graduate student at Suffolk University, studying Administration of Higher Education, Michelle hopes to work in Student Affairs - specifically student leadership development programming. Originally from Texas, Michelle loves Big Red soda, breakfast tacos, and Texas-style BBQ.

Kia Rivera
Graduate Fellow

Kia Rivera is the Leadership & Programming Graduate Fellow, in charge of the Diversity Peer Educator (DPE) program as well as the Office of Diversity Services Training Programs. Kia graduated from Lasell College in Newton, MA in 2014. She spent the last year of her life doing AmeriCorps at Cristo Rey Boston in Dorcester, MA working in their admissions office. As a graduate student at Suffolk, studying Administration of Higher Education, she hopes to work within Student Affairs with low-income and first-generation students building their college experience. Kia would like everyone to know - she's a Beyonce enthusiast.  

Delois Rupia
Work Study - Office Assistant

My name is Delois Rupia. I am a freshman at Suffolk University, and I am interested in education reform and philosophy.

Phyliss St-Hubert
Work Study - Office Assistant 

My name is Phyliss St-Hubert! I am a sophomore here at Suffolk and an Office Assistant at Diversity Services. I am Government major and a Black Studies minor. My favorite TV shows are: Scandal, Empire, Being Maryjane, and basically every reality tv show! Fun fact: I love to go on random adventures.

Ryan Wiken
Work Study - Office Assistant

Sophomore Art History major
Work Study student for the ODS
I really love animals, history, art, and activism.