Gender and Women's Studies

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Janaki Bowerman


Janaki Bowerman

Administrative Coordinator


Office: Jerome Richfield Hall 340
Phone: 818-677-4966 | 818-677-3110

 Janaki Bowerman received her B.A. degree at California State University, Northridge in Child & Adolescent Development with an emphasis in Ethnic Studies and Music & Art Education.  She has also worked on various film & entertainment productions and received a “Certificate of Appreciation” from the Mayor of Los Angeles for participation and commitment to the “Ballin' for Peace non-profit organization” and “Silence to the Violence” Programs, which provide special activities for at risk youth in the community.  She has also taught at Viridian Art Academy helping to guide students on their own individual artistic journey.

Soudabeh Faghihi


Soudabeh Faghihi

Administrative Support Assistant II

Department of Asian American Studies & Gender and Women Studies

Office: Jerome Richfield Hall 240
Phone: (AAS) 818-677-4966 (GWS) 818-677-3110 

Soudabeh Faghihi works as the Administrative Support Assistant for Gender and Women’s Studies and Asian American Studies Departments. She completed her master’s degree in cultural anthropology from California State University, Northridge with a focus on intercultural dynamics while she was working as a research assistant and ESL tutor. She enjoys learning about other cultures and languages and she highly values diversity. She is a nature enthusiast and loves hiking.