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Meet the Team

TCU Office of Diversity & Inclusion

Phone: 817-257-8228


Location: The Harrison, Suite 1800.

Office Hours: 8 a.m.–5 p.m., Monday–Friday

Mailing Address:
Texas Christian University
TCU Box 298980
Fort Worth, TX 76129

Our Team

Jonathan Benjamin-Alvarado

Jonathan Benjamin-Alvarado

Senior Advisor to the Chancellor and Chief Inclusion Officer

"Responsibility cannot be lost it can only be abdicated. If one refuses abdication, one begins again." –James Baldwin



Aisha Torrey-SawyerAisha Torrey-Sawyer

Director, Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives

"Do not get lost in a sea of despair. Be hopeful, be optimistic. Our struggle is not the struggle of a day, a week, a month, or a year, it is the struggle of a lifetime. Never, ever be afraid to make some noise and get in good trouble, necessary trouble." –John Lewis



Florencio ArandaFlorencio U. Aranda III, Ph.D.

Assistant Director of Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives

"We cannot seek achievement for ourselves and forget about progress and prosperity for our community… Our ambitions must be broad enough to include the aspirations and needs of others, for their sakes and for our own." –César Chávez



Brenda FisherBrenda Fisher

Executive Assistant

"A lie doesn't become truth, wrong doesn't become right, and evil doesn't become good, just because it's accepted by a majority." –Booker T. Washington



Leslie EkpeLeslie Ekpe

Graduate Assistant

"We will know that inclusive education has become embedded in our culture when the term becomes obsolete." (Giangreco, et. al., 2011)