Anita Sharif-Hyder has training in counseling and has served as Associate Secretary of the University-Wide Committee on Sexual Misconduct since December 2014. At Yale since 2006, Anita previously served as Assistant Director of Programs and Admissions at Yale World Fellows. Anita has a background in psychology and international affairs, and professional experience in student services and higher education administration. Originally from Bangladesh, Anita has lived in Venezuela, Kuwait, Egypt and India and is conversant in five languages. She is a Fellow of Timothy Dwight College.