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Meet Our Team

Meet the people who make equity and inclusion happen here at Tulane. Click on a photo to learn more about a team member.

Department Leader

Paula Booke Headshot Paula Booke, Ph.D., Director



Tomika Smith Headshot Tomika D. Smith, M.Ed., Associate Director and Program Director of ConnecTU

Stand In Headshot Abi Mbaye, Senior Program Coordinator and Engagement and Grants 

Lovely Lacey PhotoLovely Lacey, Senior Program Coordinator 

Brooklyn Jackson Photo Brooklyn Jackson, Administrative Secretary

Graduate Assistants

Simosenkosi Nkomboni HeadshotSimosenkosi Nkomboni, Administrative Graduate Assistant


Undergraduate Student Workers