Rondolyn "Ronnie" Hawkins, MPA

Ronnie joined the Office of the Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion in May 2018. She serves as the Executive Assistant to Vice President, Dr. Reginald Chhen Stewart and staff members.

Previously, Ronnie was a Legal Assistant and Office Manager for the Drake Legal Clinic of the Drake University Law School. She supported attorneys, professors, and judges as well as second and third-year law students. Ronnie received her Bachelor's degree in Entrepreneurial Management and a Master's in Public Administration from Drake University. 

In her spare time, Ronnie mentors women who seek guidance and direction as entrepreneurs. A native of Chicago, Ronnie lives in Des Moines with her husband and four children.