The Office of Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Decolonization is in Wemple Hall, Room W146.

If you have questions, comments, or concerns, you can leave us a note in our mailbox, just outside our door. You can also reach all of us at

Phone: 519-433-3491
Toll Free: 1-800-265-4406

EDID Team Members

Portrait of Jennifer Slay

Jennifer Slay, Director of Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Decolonization

Portrait of Nikki Sasso Mitchell

Nikki Sasso Mitchell, Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Decolonization Coordinator

Portrait of Angela Core

Angela Core,
Sign Language Interpreter

Portrait of Sean Hoogterp

Sean Hoogterp, Coordinator, Indigenous Initiatives

Portrait of Hooriya Zafar
Hooriya Zafar,
Student Position – Anti-Racism Working Group. Hooriya is entering her third year of Sociology. "My drive for this work began with my personal experiences and has since then grown into a
desire to create an equitable campus for everyone. I intend on pursuing Social Work in
the near future!"
Portrait of Maria Vargas
Maria Vargas,
Student Position – Anti-Racism Working Group. Maria is entering her second year at King's and is in the Childhood and Youth Studies program. "As a first-generation immigrant, I'm eager to make an impact!"
Portrait of Medina Birani

Medina Birani, Student Position - Social work practicum student (BSW). Medina is in her second year of the Bachelor of Social Work at King's. "I am so excited to learn more about EDID and be able to integrate it into my future social work career!"

Portrait of Sarika Singodia
Sarika Singodia, Student Position - Social work practicum student (MSW). Sarika is entering her second year of the Master of Social Work program at King's. "I am excited to join this wonderful team and contribute to their work at King's." 
Portrait of Rylan Mascarenhas

Rylan Mascarenhas, Work Study. Rylan is a third year Bachelor of Social Work student at King's. “My personal experiences fuelled my interest in EDID work and I am passionate about using an EDID lens in my career.”

Portrait of Sarika Singodia
Vyshakh Babu, EDID Intern
Vyshakh is 

doing his first year program in Public Relations - Corporate Communications at Fanshawe College. "I am eager to collaborate with EDID department, channeling my passion and aspirations to navigate my career path and acquire invaluable experiences for a PR professional."