Michelle Miranda She/Her/Ella

Michelle Miranda (pronouns: She, Her, Ella) is the Program Manager for Outreach and Social Change in the Center for Belonging and Social Change. As the program manager, she works to connect Ohio State students with volunteer engagements on campus and in the surrounding community. Michelle’s goal is to foster and encourage healthy and vibrant communities of equity, promise, and hope through addressing long-lasting impacts of poverty and social immobility. She strives to prioritize and empower students and communities through mentorship, leadership development, access, and neighborhood engagement. Through collaborative efforts with Student Life and external organizations, programs and events are developed that specifically address the social disparities within the communities we serve.

Michelle was raised in Columbus, Ohio, and is a proud alumnus of Columbus City Schools. She attended the University of Cincinnati as an undergraduate and The Ohio State University as a graduate. Michelle holds a Master’s in Sports Management and is currently pursuing her second master’s degree in City and Regional Planning.

Michelle has continued interests in community service, leadership development, and social change both locally and abroad. She serves as an advisor for service-learning trips through OSU’s Buck-I-SERV, an advisor for The OSU Sister Accord Student Organization and is a proud member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated. Michelle is also a strong advocate for athletes with disabilities and competes in a competitive paralympic sport, known as Boccia, as a ramp operator for her brother who is a BC3 Boccia Ramp Athlete. Additionally, she serves on the USA Boccia Board as Chair of the Development Committee.