Meet our Staff Members

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

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.

Shawn Lenker

Shawn Lenker

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

Vanessa Brimner

Vanessa Brimner

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

Donna Scarboro, Ph.D.

Donna Scarboro, Ph.D.

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

International @ GW

Simon Lee with President Knapp receiving the President's Medal

Simon Lee Awarded George Washington University President's Medal

Alumnus is First Korean-American to Receive President’s Highest Honor

Adjunct professor in English for Academic Purposes Natalia Romanova works with a student

International Students Bridge Cultures through Language

George Washington University celebrates International Education Week through language and cultural exchange.

A panel of students, including GW sophomore Mark Schaefer (center), discuss their experiences in China

100 Thousand Strong: Students Strengthen U.S.-China Relations

National conference supported by GW’s Confucius Institute gathers college students interested in China.