Ivan T. Conard
Mr. Ivan T. Conard (he, him, his) is a native of Cleveland, Ohio and pursuing a Master of Social Administration with a specialization in Community Practice for Social Change and a Certificate in Nonprofit Management. Within his program, Ivan is the current President of the Mandel School Black Student Association and Board Member of the National Association of Social Workers Ohio Chapter as the Graduate Student Representative. His interest involves building community resilience, asset-based community development, and trauma-informed care focused on children, youth and families. Ivan is an intern the Law Clinic of Case Western Reserve University School of Law, where he works with juveniles and adults who are victims of human trafficking through direct practice and policy advocacy. Mr. Conard is a proud alumnus of Morehouse College where he received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology. During his free time, he enjoys spending time with family, staying physically fit, and cooking.
Wintana is a junior from Toledo, Ohio studying biology and cognitive science. On campus, she is the USG's VP of Diversity and Inclusion, a member of Phi Delta Epsilon, and a volunteer at a refugee crisis center. She has also participated in a summer research program at the University of Louisville's Department of Physiology. She looks forward to working with mentors from the Center on Trauma and Adversity and making a difference in the world.
Gloria is in her second year of graduate school, attending the Mandel School of Applied Social Science with a concentration in Community Practice for Social Change. She was born in Cheyenne, Wyoming and grew up in Indianapolis, Indiana. Gloria graduated from Wittenberg University in 2019, majoring in Sociology with a concentration in Criminology. She has a minor in Justice, Law, and Public Policy. During her undergraduate career she was Vice President of Concerned Black Students and Vice President of Shades of Pearls, both organizations geared towards supporting black students on campus. Her first year field placement was at the National Initiative for Mixed-Income Communities, which helped solidify her interest in housing policy. She strives to help bring confidence and motivation to neighborhoods and communities that have been purposely forgotten and intentionally ignored. One long term goal of hers is to go into policy change. She hopes to create and change policies that are focused on the black and brown communities.
Anthony is an undergraduate student majoring in Psychology at the CWRU School of Arts and Sciences. His hometown is Kenner, Louisiana. He aspires to be a Clinical Psychologist to better assist those in mental health crisis and support the individuals in his community that need it the most. His proudest moments at CWRU have been becoming a Posse Scholar and resident assistant for the on-campus residential halls. His hobbies are reading and watching television.