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Women’s Center Staff

Jess Myers – Director (pronouns she/her) – calendar*
Amelia Meman – Program Coordinator (pronouns she/her or they/them) – calendar*
Shrijana Khanal – student staff (pronouns she/her)
Samiksha Manjani – student staff (pronouns she/her)
Morgan Mullings – student intern (pronouns she/her)
Harini Narayan – student staff (pronouns she/her)
Alexia Petasis – INDS intern (pronouns she/her)
Marie Pessagno – student staff (pronouns she/her)
Dua Raja – student staff (pronouns she/her)
Briscoe Turner – student staff (pronouns she/her)
Hannah Wilcove – Honors College intern (pronouns she/her)


*Students are encouraged to schedule meetings and appointments with Women’s Center staff during their open office hours. Please see our calendars for easy online scheduling.

Women’s Center 2018-19 Staff

Women’s Center Advisory Board

The Women’s Center Advisory Board is a collective of undergraduate students, graduate students, classified staff, associate staff, and faculty with an interest in participating in the processes associated with developing and maintaining the UMBC Women’s Center. Board members are appointed for a two-year term, with possibility of renewal. The Women’s Center seeks to serve a diverse population of women, as well as men interested in women’s issues. As a result, a diverse board is sought to assure that varying needs and interests are represented. Recruitment takes place each spring semester and interested community members are encouraged to apply.

The Friends of the Women’s Center is a new affiliate program of the board designed for UMBC faculty members. If you would like to serve as a Friend of the Women’s Center, please email us at

2018-19 Board Members:


Women’s Center Advisory Board 2018-19

Lucie Blauvelt
Sherri Braxton
Doha Chibani
Erica D’Eramo
Elle Everhart
Lindsay DiCuirci
Lauren Faulkner
Joanna Gadsby
Isabel Garrido
Jennifer Harrison
Rickeysha Jones
Marie Lilly
Laura Mack
Marcela Mellinger
Thania Muñoz Davaslioglu
Danielle Pettigrew
Maria Sanchez
Michael Stone
Cynthia Wagner
Vickie Williams
Dinah Winnick
Jessica Wyatt