Diversity and Outreach CoordinatorCompany: University of Colorado Boulder
Role: Session Presenter
2021 Conference Session:
Preserving Space: Fostering Wellness for BIPOC Employees Through ERGs and Affinity Groups
Alma Ramos (she/her/hers) serves as Diversity and Outreach coordinator at the College of Music at University of Colorado Boulder. She formerly worked at the University of Colorado Denver in the Center for Identity and Inclusion, guiding the Peer Advocate Leaders (PAL) Program focused on the support and inclusion of underrepresented communities. She has earned a Master of Arts in counseling with a concentration in higher education and student affairs and holds a Bachelor of Education Studies with an emphasis in vocal music education from the University of Missouri–Columbia.
Alma has combined her two passions: music and social justice. Her work is dedicated to creating more equitable spaces for marginalized communities, offering programming to increase retention of Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC) within their educational settings, and cultivating continuous learning opportunities on how to best support individuals with an intersectionality lens. She continues to focus on how systems can better support and offer healing to underrepresented communities.