Office of International Programs

The Office of International Programs plays a pivotal role in the university’s efforts to engage the world by providing guidance and resources that help identify GW's international priorities and expand educational opportunities abroad in all disciplines.  We help bridge cultures, deepen understanding, and connect the university community to the world beyond our campus.



Jennifer Donaghue

As Assistant Provost for International Education, Dr. Jennifer Donaghue oversees The Office of International Programs, The International Services Office, and The Office for Study Abroad. 


Vanessa Brimner

As Assistant Director, Vanessa Brimner is responsible for the budget and financial management, human capital development, and international partnership engagement. 


Colleen O'Hara

As International Operations Administrator for Travel & Safety, Colleen O’Hara supports the GW community's preparations for safe international travel.


Melissa Woolverton

Melissa Woolverton is the Program Coordinator for the Office of International Programs. 

Contact Information

Office of International Programs

714 21st Street NW

Suite 300

Washington, DC 20052

Phone: 202-994-0470

Fax: 202-994-3113

[email protected]