Our Staff

Welcome to the Office for Study Abroad staff listing. Our mission is to provide and facilitate quality international educational opportunities at The George Washington University. As educators, we promote the academic, personal, professional, and intercultural development of students before, during, and after their study abroad experiences. We respond effectively to student needs, contribute to campus internationalization, and foster cultural understanding and self-awareness among the student body.

You can meet with our staff through express advising, office hours or at one of our events. Please review our Advising Services for more information. 

Below you will find a listing of our staff members. Click the staff member's name for contact details and information on office hours.

Meet Our Staff

Jennifer Bhiro

Jennifer Bhiro

Jennifer Bhiro is the Administrative Assistant for the OSA. In addition to daily support in the office, Jen supports the administration of our short-term faculty-led abroad programs.

Kyndall Cox

Kyndall Cox

Kyndall Cox is the study abroad advisor for students in the Elliott School of International Affairs.

Rachel Horowitz

Rachel Horowitz

Rachel currently serves as an Express Advisor/Resource Room Assistant.

Savon Jackson

Savon Jackson

Savon Jackson is the study abroad advisor for students in the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences.

Daniel Riley

Daniel Riley

Daniel manages the GW Study Programs in Chile, England, France, and Spain.

Amaris Vázquez Vargas

Amaris Vázquez Vargas

Amaris Vázquez Vargas is the Exchange Program Assistant working with incoming undergraduate exchange students.

Kayla Whitney

Kayla Whitney

Kayla is the the study abroad advisor for students in the School of Business, School of Engineering & Applied Sciences and the Milken Institute School of Public Health. She is also the manager of the Study Abroad Peer Advisor (SAPA) Program.

Recent News

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Study Abroad in the Fall with FOFAC!

FOFAC members benefit from privileged early registration for spring courses, tuition awards and scholarships, housing opportunities, and many cultural and professional events in the spring semester upon returning to GW.

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2017 Passport Caravan

Nearly 100 students obtained passports this week as part of GW's 2017 Passport Caravan event sponsored by CIEE and hosted by the Office for Study Abroad.

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Fall 2017 International Photo Contest

The Office for Study Abroad's 2016 International Photo Contest is now underway! Click to learn more about our eligibility requirements!

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2017 Study Abroad Fair

Stop by the GW Study Abroad Fair on Tuesday, 9/5 in the Marvin Center Grand Ballroom!

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15 GW Students Receive Critical Language Scholarship

The GW Office for Study Abroad would like to congratulate the 15 students recently awarded the Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) by the U.S. State Department.

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Apply to be a SAPA!

Searching for a volunteer opportunity when you return to campus? Study Abroad Peer Advisor applications are open from May 15th until June 15th!