Meet Our Team


Career Learning and Experience

This unit consists of the career coaches who help students with their preparation for career and job search processes, and assist and support their participation in work experiences that strengthen career choices.

Career Exploration

Jazmine Newkirk
Career Coach
Career Exploration
[email protected] | 202-994-7699

Industry Career Coaching

Katie Greene
Career Coach
Public Health | Health Sciences | Medicine
[email protected] | 202-994-7983

Julianna Hutchins
Career Coach
Business | Finance | Consulting | Economics |  Real Estate |  Human Resources |  Marketing
[email protected] | 202-994-8635 | @Julianna_at_GW

Nicole Kolt
Associate Director, Industry Coaching
[email protected] | 202-994-8629 | @GWCoachNicole

Sonya Merrill, PhD
Career Coach
Science | Technology | Engineering | Math (STEM)
[email protected] | 202-994-0637

Lynaya Morris
Associate Director, Industry Coaching
[email protected] | 202-994-6495 

Shaunda Thompson
Career Coach
U.S. Politics | Social Impact | Education | Arts & Communications
[email protected] | 202-994-6495

Dennis Weeks
Career Coach, International Affairs
[email protected] | 202-994-8791 

Career Ambassadors

These student peer advisors provide assistance with resumes and cover letters, Handshake profile completion, and information and guidance with the Center's resources. 

Data Analysis

Kushal Ismael
Data Analyst
[email protected] | 202-994-3913

Employer Services

Works with recruiting organizations providing relevant services to connect them to GW students and alumni, manages the online job listing and on campus recruiting programs, career and job fairs and industry expos and employer information sessions and site visits.

[email protected] | 202.994.8633

Tara Duprey
Interim Director of Employer Services
[email protected] | 202-994-5855 | @tara_gwu

Monica Patterson
Associate Director, Employer Relations
[email protected] | 202-994-8633

Rachel Roe
Coordinator, Employer Relations
[email protected] | 202-994-8633

Employer Development Consultants

Tara Duprey
Non-profits, NGO, Government, Human Services, International Affairs & Development
[email protected] | 202-994-5855

Steve Scordo
Employer Development Consultant
Fortune 500 & STEM
[email protected] | 202-994-8633

Interdisciplinary Career Services Initiatives

Responsible for the facilitation of specialized university career services initiatives, including:

Toby Davidow, EdD
Program Coordinator
Responsible for administration of GW Presidential Fellowship
[email protected] | 202-994-6495

Marva Gumbs Jennings
Managing Director, Interdisciplinary Career Services Initiatives
[email protected] | 202-994-8631


Responsible for departmental administrative, logistical, and technical functions.

Georgette Edmondson-Wright
Interim Vice Provost, Career Services
[email protected] | 202-994-6710

Yasmin Brittain
Manager, Department Operations
[email protected] | 202-994-9224

Amanda Byrne
Administrative Associate
Manages front desk operations, event scheduling, and the departmental and Handshake e-mail accounts
[email protected]

Luz Ambrosetti
Communications & Outreach Graduate Assistant for Branding & Digital Strategy
[email protected]

Student Employment

Responsible for the management and administration of all recruiting, onboarding, and developmental aspects of part-time student employment at the university, including both on-campus and off-campus Federal Work Study positions and on-campus part-time non-FWS positions. Follow Student Employment on:

Twitter: @gwstudentemploy

[email protected] | 202-994-8046

Amanda Kohn
Student Employment Coordinator
[email protected] | 202-994-8046

Alia Rikabi Zein
Student Employment Associate
[email protected] | 202-994-7978

Bridget Schwartz
Director, Student Employment
[email protected] | 202-994-6459

Student Staff

Get to know our Career Ambassadors, Operations Ambassadors, Graduate Fellows, and Front Desk Staff:

CCS Student Staff Bios (coming soon)

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