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 students support rape crisis center in Cape Town.

GW Students Take Stand against Sexual Violence in South Africa While Studying Abroad

Professor Dan Moshenberg's Women’s Studies classes have helped crisis experts at rape crisis center in Cape Town.

GW held receptions for the first time in China for parents of students who will attend the university.

For Chinese Parents, Receptions Help Form Community

New addition to China’s summer sendoff repertoire helps parents of incoming George Washington University students find support and shared experiences.

Ambassador Reuben E. Brigety II will serve as the new dean of the Elliott School of International Affairs. (Courtesy Photo)

Ambassador Reuben E. Brigety II Named Elliott School Dean

Dr. Brigety currently represents the United States to the African Union and to the UN Economic Commission of Africa.