Christina Inyang serves as the Assistant Director for External Resource Support & Student Success for the Emma Bloomberg Center for Access and Opportunity. In this role, Christina provides support for Princeton students, students in the Princeton Undergraduate Preparatory Program (PUPP), and college-aged students in external access programs, especially first-generation, lower-income, DACA, and underrepresented students. Christina takes the lead in engaging campus stakeholders, external non-institutional providers and organizations to ensure ongoing and holistic support for students and tracking/reporting the trends in student needs.
Christina brings a passion for social justice, racial equity, and mental health. Christina earned a Master of Social Work from Rutgers in 2016 and is a NJ Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Licensed Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselor. Christina brings an understanding of human behavior and the social environment as well as the impact of our lived experiences on various aspects of our lives. Christina has learned to recognize and understand the importance of human relationships and its role as a vehicle for change for individuals, families, social groups, organizations, and communities. Her research interests are rooted in racial justice, equity, and liberation based perspectives to understand, address, dismantle, and heal from systemic inequities (e.g., racism), particularly for those that have been historically marginalized and/or underrepresented.
"Transformational culture work is always relational. It's not transactional. Real diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging work is not about a checklist. It's about relationships." - Aiko Bethea