Brian Peterson, Ph.D.
Michelle Gillard Houston, M.S.Ed.
Araba Ankuma, born in Fairfax, Virginia, and originally from Accra, Ghana is currently a junior in the College. She is studying along the pre-medicine path as well as pursuing a Visual Studies major. When she's not taking photos, Aaba is a member and choreographer of the Strictly Funk Dance Company, as well as a Big Sister and music mentor for grade school students in West hiladelphia. She enjoys meeting new people and welcomees all new faces into Makuu.
Toluwaloshe (Toshe) Ayo-Ariyo is a Nigerian native that now lives in Los Angeles, CA. She is a junior in the College of Arts & Sciences who loves finding ways to integrate and study all her academic interests. As one of Makuu's workstudies, Toshe manages some of Makuu's social media sites. But, her ultimate goal is to make sure everyone feels welcome in Makuu. Toshe is the co-founder of West African Vive (WAVe), Penn's only contemporary African dance group and serves as secretary for Black Student League.