Tierra Kirts is a graduating Senior at University of Houston-Downtown where she majors in Psychology. She plans to pursue a PhD in Industrial/Organizational Psychology to become a consultant and educator. She is originally from Pineville, Louisiana and currently resides in Spring, Texas. She enlisted in the United States Army in 2012, working as a Human Resources Specialist. During her active-duty service she was a member of the 2015 Total United States Army Soldier Show, won Soldier of the Month, and discovered a passion for understanding how the organizational structure affects the productivity of its employees. Throughout her military career, Tierra found passion and fulfillment in serving others. She continues to serve in the Army Reserves as a Human Resources Sergeant, an AmeriCorp VISTA, and as Chairman of Operation Legacy Lady Spartans at Texas Flight Museum.
Kyanna Ebanks is a rising senior at University of North Carolina at Charlotte and is majoring in Psychology with minor in Biology. She is currently a Desk Assistant in Levine Hall and works to help residents get accustomed to living on campus and provide loan key services to residents. She is a member of the Levine Hall Leadership Team which helps connect the residents of the building through activities and is currently a member of Psi-Chi, the National Honors Society for Psychology. Upon graduation, Kyanna plans to pursue her masters and doctoral in Industrial-Organization Psychology. Upon the successful completion of her graduate studies, she would like to become a director of Human Resources with a focus on Diversity and Inclusion.”
Jennifer Saucedo is a senior at Portland State University. She is majoring in Psychology with a concentration in Industrial Organizational Psychology. She is a member of Psi-Chi and FLI-OP(Future Leaders In I/O Psychology). Jennifer has recently worked as a research assistant for Donald Truxillo, looking at age-based discrimination in the workplace. As of right now, she is currently a research assistant in DASH (Diversity, Allies, Stereotypes, Health) Lab. Jennifer hopes to continue forward and attain a doctoral degree in Industrial-Organizational Psychology and continue to research diversity and inclusion within an organizational setting.
Jasmine Bennett a rising Junior at University of Missouri – St. Louis. She is majoring with a BS in psychology with a certificate of Industrial and Organizational Psychology. She is a member of Golden Key and The International Honors society in Psychology. She has also been inducted into the National Society of Leadership and Success and seeks to be apart of University of Missouri – St. Louis honors college. Jasmine has volunteered for Hospitals and libraries in order to become closer to her community. She has been a part of Amnesty International, which promotes human rights across the globe.