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.

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.

Leslie Stepler

Leslie Stepler

Leslie Stepler helps manage the GW's Carlos Slim Scholars and Global Scholars programs.

International @ GW

GW basketball players Yuta Watanabe, left, and Kevin Larsen speak with fellow spectators

GW Basketball Holds Court at the White House

Yuta Watanabe, Kevin Larsen, Coach Mike Lonergan among those at state visit of Japanese prime minister.

Mexican-American singer Lila Downs

‘Bullets and Chocolate’ on the Lighter Side

Mexican-American musician Lila Downs brings her new album to Lisner Auditorium Friday.

Michelle Shevin-Coetzee, a senior in the Elliott School of International Affairs,

Elliott School Senior to Present Research to Congress

Michelle Shevin-Coetzee is the first GW undergrad in a decade selected to participate in Posters on the Hill.