Tebraie Banda-Johns

Director of the Intercultural Center

Reid Campus Center 217

Tebraie Banda-Johns (he/him/his) joined Whitman College in July 2021 as the Director of the Intercultural Center. As a community collaborator, Tebraie is committed to advocating for student well-being, empowering others in their identity development, and collectively working to disrupt systems of oppression. Originally from Southern California, Tebraie has a B.A. in Communication from Biola University as well as an M.S. in Higher Education from California State University, Fullerton.

Prior to joining Whitman College, Tebraie served as the Senior Coordinator for Student Organization Engagement at Boise State University, where he supported student clubs and organizations with a specific focus on affinity groups and created inclusive programming for underserved, marginalized students.