Meet the Student Support Services Staff

Ireri Rivas, she/her/hers,
Ireri Rivas is the Director of Student Support Services at the University of Chicago. Prior to UChicago, her experience centered around social justice initiatives in the non-profit sector. She earned a bachelor's degree in English literature from the University of Nevada, Reno and a master's degree in comparative literature from UChicago.

Program Coordinator

Sidra Siddiqui, she/her/hers,
Sidra Siddiqui is the current Graduate Assistant for Student Support Services at the University of Chicago. She is currently working towards a masters degree from UChicago's School of Social Service Administration. Her bachelor's degree is in both Psychology and Sociology from the University of Richmond, and her experiences and interests are in advocating for refugee and asylum seeker rights. In her down time, Sidra enjoys hiking, debating politics, reading, and listening to musical theater.