The Honors Diversity Council works to encourage and empower underrepresented students to become leaders, uplift student voices, create inclusive programming and act as an accountability partner for UIHP's Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiatives. Joining the council is an opportunity to advocate for DEI initiatives, build a culture of belonging at the UIHP, and become a leader in the honors community. Meet our members, below!


Madeline Rhomberg

Maddie Rhomberg 

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Graduation year: 2022 

Major: Psychology 

Maddie is pursuing a Human Physiology (BS) and a minor in Chemistry for her undergraduate degree and plans on attending medical school after graduation. She is currently involved in research relating to spiral ganglion neuron pathfinding in cochlear implantation, serves as the VP on the Dean's Student Advisory Committee, and works at an assisted living facility as a direct care worker. 

 

 

 

 


Solange Bolger

Solange Bolger 

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Graduation year: 2024 

Major: Graphic Design 

Solange is a student who is passionate about community-building, problem-solving, and learning about others! She is studying to become an Industrial Organizational Psychologist hoping to work in a big city and help a lot of people! She is an advocate for multicultural communities at UIOWA and hopes to work to expand the reach of the community to honors!

 

 

 

 

 


Rabiah Na'Allah

Rabiah Na'Allah 

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Hi, I'm Rabiah! I am a graphic design major and cinema minor from Peoria, Illinois. I am so happy to be on the Honors Diversity, Equity and Inclusion board here at Iowa. I'm part of some identity-based organizations called Muslim Student Association and African Student Association. I really enjoy creating things, binge-watching Criminal Minds and photography!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Mazvita Makoni

Mazvita Makoni 

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Graduation year: 2024 

Major: Biology 

Mazvita Makoni is a freshman majoring in Biology and minoring in Sociology and Chemistry on the premed track. She is a Learning Assistant for Principles of Chemistry I, head of the fundraising committee for the University of Iowa MSF chapter, and works as a tutor for Chemistry students in SI. 

 

 

 

 

 


Alex Escalada  

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Graduation year: 2022 

Major: Music 

Alex is currently a third-year from Cedar Falls, Iowa pursuing a BA in music with minors in English and Latinx/a/o Studies. Beyond their studies, Alex is involved with the Latino Native American Cultural Center, the Association of Latinos Moving Ahead (ALMA), and the Bijou Student Filmboard. 

 


Xiangheng Li

Xiangheng Li  

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Major: Psychology and Economics 

Xiangheng Li is a first-generation Asian American student. As a UIHP DEI Advisory member, he commits to advancing the experience of honors students on campus by advocating for improvements in the program. Xiangheng also serves as the first-generation senator in USG. With nonjudgmental curiosity, Xiangheng seeks to learn more about the student body through advocacy and conversations. He always welcomes any students to have lunch/dinner with him. Outside of academic, he enjoys listening to classical music, traveling, cooking, and making educational jokes. 

 

 

 

 


Elizabeth-Munoz Cuadra

Elizabeth Muñoz-Cuadra 

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Graduation Year: 2024 

Major: Human Physiology

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Jo Moody

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Graduation Year: 2023 

Majors: Public Health and Microbiology 

Involvements: Jo is a third year undergraduate studying public health and microbiology. After receiving her degrees, she hopes to get a masters in infectious disease epidemiology.  Jo is involved with research on campus, and also works with Johnson County Public Health as an epidemiologist assistant. In her free time, Jo likes to do puzzles and play board games with her friends.