Ada Elizabeth Severino
While working for PEP, which is a peer group that provides interactive outreach programming to the campus and local communities on social issues, she served as the Area 11 Delegate for the BACCHUS and GAMMA Peer Education Network Conference at Temple University in Philadelphia in 2006. She was the Area 11 Delegate and Presenter at the BACCHUS and GAMMA Peer Education Network General Assembly in Chicago in 2005. She received a Certificate of Appreciation for serving on the NJCU First Annual Conference: “See You at the Top: Empowering Youth through Education” High School Planning Committee."
In 2005 and 2006 she was chosen for NJCU Project Leadership, and in 2004 and 2005 she completed The College of New Jersey Alcohol and Drug Education Program. She became a Certified Peer Educator through the BACCHUS and GAMMA Peer Education Network in 2004. Ada received the Vice President for Student Affairs Award for Outstanding Leadership and Community Service in 2004, as well as the BACCHUS Outstanding Peer Theater awards in 2002, 2004, and 2005.
Presently Ada is the director of marketing and public relations and board member of the National Girls and Women of Color Council, Inc. and director of operations for the DARCY Diversity Institute as well as completing her Google Project Management Certification. Ada attended Saint Aloysius Elementary Academy, the Academy of Saint Aloysius which was a college preparatory high school for girls, and New Jersey City University. She was born and raised in Jersey City, New Jersey and has an adorable Lhasa Apso, Gizzy, who is her spoiled fur baby. She loves plants and has an avid green thumb, Ada also enjoys cooking and traveling with her husband, Gabriel, and their beautiful baby girl, Reyna.