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  • Instructor (Lecturer), Gender Studies
  • Academic Senator , School for Cultural and Social Transformation
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Biography

Kilo Zamora, MSW |  kilo.zamora@utah.edu

Social Change Facilitator  | Educator | 

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Kilo is known for his skills to create learning environments for groups to develop themselves and transform their communities. Kilo applies his talents as a community engagement consultant and a teacher in the College of Cultural & Transformation, University of Utah. Recently he served on Mayor Mendenhall’s transition team and as the past chair of the Salt Lake City Human Rights Commission. Before his career at the univerity he served as the Executive Director for the Inclusion Center. His awards including the University of Utah’s faculty recognition award, School of Social Work’s Teacher of the Year, Pete Suazo Social Justice Award, Equality Utah Award, Utah Education Association Award, Utah Martin Luther King Award, Southern Utah University Humanitarian Award, and University of Utah’s Outstanding Young Alumni Award. Some of his recent successes are conulting Intermoutain Health Care in developing their equity plan,  transforming PENN State Univesity's Athletic Department's DEI strategy, developing Weber School District's and Park City's first equity plans, lead University Neighborhood Partners strategic plan process, and is active in passing multiple state and local policies to protect marginalized people.