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Ayida Mthembu
Associate Dean

Ayida has been at MIT in S3 since 1989. She is also an Associate Housemaster. She holds degrees in Political Science, Screen Writing, and Comparative Culture. She enjoys supporting MIT students who are experiencing academic difficulties, especially those who are from culturally diverse backgrounds. She has produced numerous MIT programs and events that address issues of race, gender, and cultural diversity and inclusion. She is also a writer and a musician.