Malati Tamang joined the Department of Indigenous Health in the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences in Oct. 2022 as an administrative assistant. In this position, she works closely with the chair, faculty, and staff providing administrative assistance. She handles administrative tasks like coordination of various activities, meetings, working with reports, student applications, and onboarding. She is a long way from her home, Nepal, where she earned an MBA degree and worked as an administrative assistant and HR executive in recruitment companies for almost six years. She moved to North Dakota to support her husband with his engineering degree. Malati is excited to join the Department where she’ll have the opportunity to learn more about Indigenous culture, people, and wisdom.