Daniel K. Cairo
Daniel serves as the Director of Student Diversity and Inclusion Center. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Broadcasting, with a minor in Ethnic Studies, and completed his Master of Education in Educational Leadership and Policy from the University of Utah. Daniel is currently a doctoral student in Education Policy Studies in Social Foundation at the University of Illinois at Chicago. His scholarship focuses on how college students negotiate social change and bystander interventions in the age of neoliberalism. Daniel coordinates the center's efforts to make Westminster College a more inclusive and diverse campus. As a strong advocate for student inclusion and success, Daniel's efforts focus on increasing the visibility and inclusion of students of color, queer and gender nonconforming students, students with disabilities, and first-generation students.
Daniel's areas of expertise include social justice education, intergroup dialogue, interpersonal violence prevention education, bystander intervention education, and student leadership and engagement.
Jared serves as Assistant Program coordinator of Queer Compass. Jared strives for creating space for first-generation queer students of Westminster. Jared is a freshman majoring in Music with a minor in Justice Studies. From a young age, music has been one of his passions along with diversity and justice. While studying as a soloist, Jared worked with Hi-fy’s Queer Trans Youth (QTY) Treehouse and Genders & Sexualities Alliance (GSA) Network for racial and gender justice. Jared recognizes the importance in increasing the accessibility and diversity of classical music for people of color and makes it his goal to allow for this inclusion.