Dr. Adeola Fayemi

Director of Intercultural Education and Inclusion

Dr. Fayemi is the Manager of Diversity and Inclusion and she provides vision and oversight of global educational and cultural programs. She earned a Ph.D. from Florida State University and has over 25 years of experience in university teaching and leadership roles in educational administration and student and workforce development sectors. A certified diversity, inclusion, equity and access professional, Dr. Fayemi's national and international professional career includes federal government training in conducting cultural audits and leadership positions with Florida State University, State University System of Florida, the Florida Department of Education, the City of Tallahassee and the University of Lagos in Nigeria. Additionally, she is an international education consultant and has made numerous presentations at national and international professional conferences.

Mariela Delgado

Education Coordinator

Mariela Delgado helps develop and coordinate educational programs and facilitates conversational Spanish language classes for the International Cultural Center. She is a native Spanish speaker who holds a bachelor's and graduate degree in Translation (English and French) and Legal Translation. She is passionate about working with people, assisting with programs that foster acculturation and sociocultural integration, and creating international cultural and educational activities for students, faculty, K-12 and community-based organizations.

Obra Bob-Manuel

Graduate Assistant

Obra received her first master's degree in Public Administration from Auburn University in 2021. She is currently working on another graduate degree in Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling and previously worked as an academic support specialist for young adults with intellectual disabilities at Auburn's Comprehensive Transition Program. Obra has certifications in non-profit management and community governance, and she is interested in understanding and mitigating mental health issues as it relates to international students and immigrants for effective and successful integration on campus and beyond. At the International Cultural Center, Obra facilitates intercultural learning initiatives that engage domestic and international students, faculty and the Auburn community. Her counseling skills are useful in developing and maintaining relationships within her community. She recently started tennis lessons and enjoys cooking Nigerian meals.

Last Updated: December 12, 2023