Vice Provost for Education Beth Winkelstein announces new leadership at the Graduate Student Center and Family Resource Center.
Shaina Adams-El Guabli has been appointed director of the Graduate Student Center. She has been associate director of the Center since 2012 and previously served as program & outreach coordinator at the Penn Women’s Center and an overseas program manager at Penn Abroad. She earned an MSEd in intercultural communication from the Graduate School of Education in 2011 and a BA from Trinity University.
Jessica Allen Bolker has been appointed director of the Family Resource Center, which serves students and postdoctoral fellows with children. She joined the Family Resource Center in 2010 and has been associate director for the last five years. She earned a Master of Liberal Arts and certificate in Nonprofit Administration from the College of Liberal and Professional Studies in 2016 and a BA from the College of New Jersey.
Anita Mastroieni, who led the Graduate Student Center (AlmanacJuly 17, 2001) and the Family Resource Center (AlmanacDecember 8, 2009) since their inception, is now executive director of graduate education and initiatives in the Office of the Provost.
“The Grad Center and the Family Center are vital resources for our graduate and professional students,” said Vice Provost Winkelstein. “We are delighted to bring new leadership to these Centers that will provide both continuity and fresh ideas in support of our students. I look forward to working with these new leaders to continue to enhance the experiences of our graduate and professional students on campus.”