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GWS graduates: Where are they now?

  • Lauren Bakst '11 is a development associate and online performance editor for the arts and literary quarterly BOMB Magazine, and continues to dance in New York City
  • Frankie Lis Berger '04 is associate director for state and local government relations for Habitat for Humanity International in Washington, D.C.
  • Shamecca Q. Bryant '04 earned her M.A. in sociology with a concentration in public policy at American University. She is executive director for the Orange County Rape Crisis Center, Chapel Hill, NC.
  • Courtney Chenette '09 recently completed her law degree at Pace Law School in New York, where she was a Presidential Scholar. She is currently employed by Newman Ferrara LLP in Manhattan, where her work focuses on civil rights, employment discrimination, consumer protection, and securities fraud
  • Chelsea van der Mije Clarkson '10 is a DONA-trained birth Doula, and works at Birthways Family Birth Center
  • Victoria Crump '06 is a Ph.D. candidate in gender studies at Indiana University
  • Hilary Dubose '05 completed her M.A. degree in human development and food security at Roma Tre University; currently works as a project manager for the Coffee Industry Support Project for CARE International in Papua New Guinea
  • Parker Gard '05 is a professional development designer at Wireless Generation in New York City
  • Carrie Hart '06 is currently a student in the Ph.D. program in educational and cultural studies at UNC-Greensboro
  • Meredith Harper '05 completed her M.S. in dietetics at Florida International University and is currently a clinical dietician at Duke University Hospital
  • Alexandra Pilafian Lee '07 is a philanthropy associate for FeedMore in Richmond
  • Writtika Roy '08, M.D., University of Mississippi Medical Center

 

Others have gone on to:

  • Attend graduate and professional school in medicine, law, international development, nursing, women's health, social work, and women's studies
  • Work at nonprofit organizations such as Planned Parenthood, Teach for America, United Way, Catholic Charities Refugee Resettlement Program, Armenian Volunteer Corps
  • Work at a variety of for-profit and educational organizations, including Apple Computer, The Roanoke Times, University of Chicago, Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources