Wanda earned a bachelor of science degree in social work from Southern Illinois University, a master of science degree in adult continuing education with a counseling emphasis from Northern Illinois University.
Wanda has worked in the Office of Equal Opportunity & Diversity since 2002 and is a senior equal employment opportunity coordinator. She enjoys consulting with the university community in the areas of recruitment and selection of faculty and professional & scientific staff. Wanda conducts educational sessions to provide hiring departments with information on the university's hiring process and sexual harassment prevention. Prior to working at the University of Iowa, Wanda has served in the roles of human resources generalist and coordinator. Moreover, she serves as on the board of directors for the American Association for Access Equity & Diversity and is a senior certified affirmative action professional.
Favorite Quote: “There can be no keener revelation of a society’s soul than the way in which it treats its children” Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela