Meet our Staff Members

For Office for Study Abroad staff information, please visit the Office for Study Abroad staff page.

Donna Scarboro, Ph.D.

Donna Scarboro, Ph.D.

Donna Scarboro is Associate Provost for International Programs at the George Washington University.

Vanessa Brimner

Vanessa Brimner

Vanessa Brimner manages financial, budgetary, and statistical accounting for the Office of International Programs, including the Office for Study Abroad.

Andrew Fromknecht

Andrew Fromknecht

Andrew Fromknecht manages the Office of International Programs Web site and provides essential Web site support to the Office for Study Abroad and related offices.

Shawn Lenker

Shawn Lenker

Shawn Lenker supports key aspects of GW’s international relations through the assessment and management of operational risks abroad.

Jennifer Skiba

Jennifer Skiba

Jennifer Skiba helps manage the Carlos Slim Scholars Program, a partnership between GW and the Fundación Carlos Slim in Mexico, working closely with the Slim Scholars and across the university to coordinate program requirements and create leadership experiences.

Francesca Piemonte Slesinger

Francesca Piemonte Slesinger

Francesca Slesinger oversees communications about GW’s international efforts, serves as liaison for select sponsored international student programs, and provides support to visiting international delegations and scholars.

International @ GW

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2024 Olympics in D.C.? Former GW Trustee Leads Effort To Make It Happen

Could Washington, D.C., host the Olympics? The former chair of the George Washington University Board of Trustees thinks so, and he believes bringing the 2024 summer games to Washington would accelerate the region’s development and prove advantageous to local universities.

Dr. Allison Macfarlane, chairman of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission

Chairman of U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission to Join Elliott School

Allison Macfarlane will lead Center for International Science and Technology Policy and M.A. program.

Denver Brunsman, associate professor of history, spoke of how naval impressment was a major cause of the War of 1812.

Two Centuries of Transatlantic Harmony

Sulgrave Symposium, hosted at George Washington University, marks 200 years of peace between the U.S. and Britain with discussions of shared culture.