Taneisha HendersonTaneisha Henderson is the Administrative Support Specialist for Diversity & Inclusion, overseeing accounts payable, coordinating meetings, and assisting the Chief Diversity Officer. She joined the D&I team in 2016 when she moved with her family from the dry desert community of Las Vegas to the lush landscape of Carolina.

Taneisha finds a great rapport with the students, often providing support with such Inclusive Student Excellence programs as Project Uplift and NC Renaissance. “Working with the students is the best part of working in D&I,” she says. “Seeing the staff and faculty do all the programming that we do and the impact on the communities that we serve has given me a passion to help people. I really found my niche when I got here.”