Women's Center

Staff & Volunteers

Women's Center Professional Staff

Stephanie Hovsepian, Director
Stephanie Hovsepian Stephanie is originally from Southern California and earned her Bachelor of Arts in Communication with an emphasis in Education from San Diego State University (Go Aztecs!).  While at SDSU she was a Resident Advisor, Orientation Leader and Tour Guide.  Her passion for working with college students led her to Syracuse University (Go Orange!) where she earned a Master of Science in Higher Education Administration.  Stephanie spent the next several years working at UMass Amherst, San Jose State University, Syracuse University (again) and Onondaga Community College.  Stephanie moved to Macomb, IL and began working in Student Judicial Programs at WIU in 2015 after her partner, Dr. D. Chase Catalano, received a faculty position in the College Student Personnel program here at WIU.  Her tenure as the director of the Women's Center began in July of 2017.  Stephanie loves the Beatles, (almost) all things Disney, and Starbucks!

Mychele Montgomery, Graduate Assistant
Mychele Montgomery

Myranda Anderson, Graduate Assistant
Myranda Anderson

Lorii Smith, Spring 2018 Practicum Student
Lorii Smith

Eli Van Sickel, Spring 2018 Practicum Student
Eli Van Sickel

Judy Richardson, MCC Office Administrator
Judy Richardson

Women's Center Student Worker Team

Tamiya Wilborn, Administrative Office Assistant
          Tamiya Wilborn             Tamiya is a Senior here at Western majoring in Law Enforcement and Justice Administration. This is her third year working in the women's center, she also works as a resource librarian in the MCC. Some of her favorite projects she's worked on are Take Back the Night, Love Your Body Day, and International Bazaar. This year she looks forward to being able to collaborate with the other centers in the MCC and making her last year at Western her best year ever.

Lindsay Gleason, Administrative Office Assistant
          Lindsay Gleason             Hello! My name is Lindsay Gleason, and I am a senior in an Integrated Sociology Master's program here at Western.   This is my second year as a student worker in the Women’s Center and my second year as the Feminist Action Alliance president! I am also a part of Banat Casablanca Belly Dance Tribe, which is the new organization added under the Women's Center.  I have a huge passion for women's empowerment and feminism, and I am always up for a good conversation!

Aisha Dillard, Administrative Office Assistant
          Aisha Dillard             Aisha Dillard is a senior majoring in BGS and minoring in HR. She has been working at the Women's Center since 2015. Aisha is very involved in campus.  She is the Membership Chair of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., President and Secretary of Campus Girl Scouts, Vice President of Communication of Society for Human Resource Management, Secretary of College of Business and Technology Student Organization Council. Aisha will graduate Spring 2018 with a Bachelor of Arts.

Tatianna Evans, Administrative Office Assistant
          Tatianna Evans             My name is Tatianna Evans.  I am a Junior here majoring in Communications with a minor in HR.  On campus I am a part of NACWC, and I work in the financial aid office as well as the Women’s Center. During my free time I like to chill and hangout with my friends and binge watch One Tree Hill and Greys Anatomy on Netflix.


The Staff of the WIU Women's Center is here to help serve your needs. We can connect you with resources on campus, in the community, regionally and nationally.

If you have any questions on how to get involved to volunteer, feel free to contact the director, Stephanie,
at sm-hovsepian@wiu.edu!