Tien has worked in TRIO at LWTech since 2008 as an Advisor, Coordinator, and Assistant Director. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Washington State University and a Master’s Degree from CWU in Information Technology and Administrative Management with a specialization in Cyber Security. He participated in the TRIO, Upward Bound program at Columbia Basin College in Tri-Cities where he earned his Associates Degree and then went on to WSU to participate in their TRIO, Student Support Services program during his undergrad. He is passionate about serving underrepresented students and being a role model to other first-generation and low-income students.
Lisa has worked in TRIO at LWTech since 2016 as an Advisor and Coordinator. Lisa holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Central Washington University and a Masters of Arts in Mental Health Counseling from Antioch University Seattle. Lisa’s personal experience of navigating the college system with a disability informs her work with students. She enjoys sharing with students in their educational journey. Her favorite aspect of student services is working with students to increase their skills for success and leadership.
Asma joined TRIO at LWTech in 2019 as an Advisor. Asma began her higher education journey as a community college student at Bellevue College where she participated as a TRIO student in their Student Support Services program. After earning an Associate in Arts and Science degree, she went on to earn a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology from the University of Washington. Asma started at LWTech in 2017 as the Student Development front desk administrative assistant. Before that, Asma served as a Case Manager for the Muslim Housing Service of Seattle providing comprehensive case management support to clients. She is passionate about serving underrepresented students and being a role model to other first-generation and low-income students.
Angela graduated from the University of Washington with a Bachelor’s degree in Biology and Communication. Her experiences as a first-generation student navigating financial aid and the college process now informs her work with students. Angela’s favorite part about working with students is encouraging them to take ownership of their education and goal planning.
Lou has worked in student affairs since 2018 and joined TRIO at LWTech in 2022. Ey began eir education at The Evergreen State College and later transferred to Western Washington University, where ey earned a bachelor’s degree in Linguistics with minors in Queer Studies and Women, Gender, & Sexuality Studies. Lou is informed by eir lived experience as a queer and trans first-generation graduate and ey are passionate about supporting students in finding empowerment and agency in their education.
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