Director of Alumni Relations for Diversity and Inclusion (DARDI)
Walker develops on and off-campus activities to support and encourage diverse alumni engagement and involvement with the Virginia Tech community.
Examples of activites include planning and coordinating networking and career opportunities, speaker events, affinity reunions and student collaborations. Walker also serves as facilitator for constituency alumni led societies and networks, including but not limited to the Black Alumni Network, the Ex Lapide Alumni Society for LGBTQ+ alumni and their allies, the Latinx Alumni Network and the Native and Indigenous Alumni Network. She collaborates with other on-campus and off-campus partners to support additional diversity events involving alumni. These partners include students, faculty, staff, regional alumni chapters, community organizations, volunteers, and sponsors.
Walker currently serves on the board of the historic Christiansburg Institute. She has a bachelor's degree in family and child development from Virginia Tech and a master's degree in counseling and human development from Radford University.
Her prior experience includes advising undergraduates in the Virginia Tech Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering and serving as counselor and assistant director of the Virginia Tech Upward Bound Program.
If you have questions about how you can be involved or want to learn more about multicultural alumni, email Walker at email@example.com.