Team

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Beabe Akpojovwo


  • Bio:

    Beabe Akpojovwo a native of Seattle has been employed with Bellevue College for five years, as the Assistant to the Vice President for Diversity. Prior to this position, she served as the Office Manager in the Regional Scales Node department at the University of Washington, and 11 years as the Field Office Manager for Casey …more about Beabe Akpojovwo


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Yoshiko Harden


  • Bio:

    Harden, with over a decade of experience as a student affairs practitioner, comes to us from Highline Community College, in Des Moines, where she has held several positions, including: Director of Multicultural Services and Student Development.


Rachel Wellman

Compliance Title IX Coordinator

  • Email: rachel.wellman@bellevuecollege.edu
  • Phone: 425-564-2441
  • Office Location: A220

  • Bio:

    Rachel Wellman has worked in a variety of capacities within the community and technical college system including serving as Director for Multicultural Services, Ombudsperson and as an adjunct faculty for Psychology and Intercultural Communication. Her role also included such things as strategic planning, core abilities, and consulting with faculty. Rachel’s most recent work has been …more about Rachel Wellman


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Sayumi Irey


  • Bio:

    Dr. Irey is a tenured faculty and has extensive leadership experiences in both instruction and student services.  She has served as a coordinator for Faculty Professional Development, chair of Cultural and Ethnic Studies, and interim director of Multicultural Student Services.  She was also the first Diversity Caucus co-chairs (2002) and provided collaborative leadership with her …more about Sayumi Irey