Clara Kapustka

Clara Kapustka

Program Coordinator, Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

  • Diversity and Equal Opportunity

What I do

  • Supporting antiracism work of ODEI across campus, specifically investing in and providing training for students, staff, and faculty (DEI Action Plan 3), launching university-wide programming to explore a more equitable future (Action Plan 4) and supporting Indigenous Initiatives
  • Coordinate administrative support in the imitation of campus-wide division-level diversity, equity, and inclusion strategic planning
  • Provide support in the planning and hosting of DEI events (Diversity Summit, HER DU)

Professional Biography

I have extensive experience coordinating and scheduling large-scale community-orchestrated events, meetings, conferences, retreats, and programs for diverse communities and disciplines. I also possess exemplary communication skills, with an emphasis in trauma-informed care and person-first language, to develop, sustain and foster impactful, collaborative relationships with a wide range of people and respective identities.

Degree(s)

  • BA, Sociology & Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience concentration, University of Denver, 2018
    • Minors: Biology, Chemistry, and Wellness

Licensure / Accreditations

  • Sustained Dialogue Moderator

Professional Affiliations

  • Alpha Delta Kappa International Honor Society

Job History

  • Office Manager; Lifeline Connections, Substance Use and Mental Health Facility, (July 2019 – Aug. 2020)
  • Event Coordinator; Western Washington University, Professional and Continuing Education (Nov. 2018 – July 2019)
  • Operations Assistant; University of Denver, Office of Diversity and Inclusion (Jan. 2018- June 2018)
  • Administrative Assistant; University of Denver, Living and Learning Communities (Jan. 2015 - June 2018)

News Articles

Awards

  • Certificate of Achievement in Rhetoric and Writing; awarded in 2015