Mikhel Kushner joined OEI in March, 2020. She previously served as the Executive Director of Diversity and Inclusion and Title IX Coordinator at the University of Maryland, Baltimore. She is returning to the UMBC family; she served as the first full-time professional Director of the Women’s Center from 2000 to 2009. Mikhel has a J.D. from the University of Baltimore School of Law and a Master’s in Social Work from the University of Maryland School of Social Work.