Staff Members

Yvette Lucero-NguyenYvette Lucero-Nguyen, Director

Women’s Resource Center Director



Yvette formerly served as the graduate assistant for the Women’s Resource Center is now the Director of the Women’s Resource Center and Stryker Institute. She is a 2009 University of Northern Colorado graduate, with a Masters of Public Health degree. Even though she has been living in Colorado, she has to let it be known that she is originally from the “Alien Capital of the World,” Roswell, New Mexico. Yvette is very excited to have the opportunity to continue working at the WRC and UNC. Having worked and attended courses at UNC, Yvette has been able to develop and strengthen her passion for higher education. She hopes that serving in this role will allow her to continue to provide students with opportunities that will allow them to grow and expand their interests.

Selani Flores

Stryker Institute for Leadership Development Graduate Assistant

E-mail: selani.flores@unco.eduSelani Flores

Selani Flores is in her fourth year as a graduate assistant with the Stryker Institute for Leadership Development. She comes to us with four years experience as a Stryker participant and has thoroughly enjoyed delivering the same curriculum that has empowered her as a woman and a student leader. Selani obtained her BA in Psychology from UNC in 2007 and received her MA in Educational Psychology in 2010. She is currently pursuing her PhD in Educational Psychology with a Doctoral Minor in Applied Statistics and Research Methods. Her concentration is achievement motivation and resiliency across the life-span from children to adults transitioning and leading to formal education. She is also interested in Tranformative Learning for non-traditional students and identifying educational barriers and interventions aimed at reducing drop-out rates. Her personal goal is to open a women’s resource center in the community that will service underprivileged women.


LaTanya HenryLatanya Henry, Graduate Assistant

Stryker Institute for Leadership Development Graduate Assistant






Bernadette CordovaBernadette Cordova, Graduate Assistant

Women's Resource Center and Stryker Institute for Leadership Development Graduate Assistant


Bernadette is a recent graduate from UNC, receiving her BS in Human Services. She is continuing her education in the Rehabilitative Counseling Masters Program. In addition to being the Graduate Assistant for both the Women's Resource Center and the Stryker Institute for Leadership Development, she is also the advisor for the Non-traditional Student Association. Bernadette comes to us with a passion to assist non-traditional students reach their educational and personal goals. Her goal is to work with persons with a disability and their families and help them integrate back to their homes and communities.



Sarah WittySarah Witty, Administrative Assistant

Administrative Assistant


Sarah is the Administrative Assistant for the Women’s Resource Center and Stryker Institute for Leadership Development.  She joined the WRC/Stryker team in May of 2010. Sarah is excited to use her passion for higher education and provide assistance to all who come into the center.


Welcome to our student assistants!

Jasmine Nicol

Caitlyn Urhammer

Savana Griego

Tara Anderson

Ravy Yim