Current position and employer: Program Officer for the Online Professional English Network (OPEN) at FHI360
Hometown: Clearwater, FL
Current City: Tacoma, WA
Why did you choose McCourt? I chose McCourt based on Georgetown University's location in DC. I wanted access to the leaders in policy today.
What was the best part of your experience with McCourt? I had the opportunity to take part in the GU Politics Mentorship Program. I was well-matched with a mentor whom I learned a great deal from, and who was able to connect me with additional leaders in the field.
What internships did you have during your time at McCourt? I worked full-time for the GU Center for Intercultural Education and Development as the Online Teacher Development Projects Program Specialist.
Student organization involvement while at McCourt:
Georgetown Public Policy Review - Interview Editor, Podcast Team
McCourt School of Public Policy Conference - Director of Communications
Undergraduate university, degree, and major: University of Tennessee at Martin, BA English (Minor: Political Science)
Graduate university, degree, and major: Syracuse University, MA Linguistic Studies (Concentration: Language, Culture, and Society)
Hobbies/ Interests: Fostering dogs for a local rescue, practicing yoga, and serving as moderator for a book club.