Safietou "Safie" Sagna
PhD, University of Rhode Island
MAdEd, University of Rhode Island
MA, University of Massachusetts Amherst
BA, Mount Holyoke College
Dr. Safie Sagna recently completed her doctoral degree at the University of Rhode Island (URI). While at URI, she held various positions with most of her work focused on Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (JEDI) efforts. As the JEDI coordinator for the office of Community, Equity, and Diversity, she worked closely with students, faculty, and staff to educate the community on various JEDI related topics and coordinated many professional development opportunities for the URI community. Additionally, she co-chaired many campus-wide events such as the Diversity Awards and Diversity Week.
Dr. Sagna holds a bachelor’s degree in English and African Studies from Mount Holyoke college, a master’s degree in French and Francophone Studies from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, and a second master’s degree in adult education from the University of Rhode Island.