DIVISION OF EPIDEMIOLOGY & COMMUNITY HEALTH, UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH
Hemant Persaud (He, Him, His) earned his B.A. in French Studies with minors in Leadership, Retail Merchandising and Fashion Studies from the College of Liberal Arts in May 2019, and has his certificate in Fashion Industry Essentials from Parsons School of Design in partnership with Teen Vogue. He brings an array of experiences from fashion, diversity and inclusion, and communications in multiple roles. Previously, he worked as the Program Coordinator for the CFANS Office for Diversity and Inclusion (ODI), as well as the President’s Emerging Scholars Program (PES). Hemant is a strong advocate for folx like himself who hold one or more underrepresented identity(ies). He brings his welcoming and positive energy, and he is dedicated to DEI work anywhere he goes.