Katie Chambers

Katie Chambers is the Program Assistant for the Gender Equality Initiative in International Affairs. She is a first year Master's in International Affairs candidate at the Elliott School with a concentration in Global Gender Policy. Prior to graduate studies, Katie worked for over ten years in design and marketing for corporate clients. Additionally, she volunteered as an advocate for victims of sexual violence, both in Bahrain and in California. She is excited to support GEIA students and faculty and encourage gender equality and inclusivity across Elliott School curriculum and programming.

Erin Cieraszynski

Erin is a Research Assistant for the Gender Equality Initiative in International Affairs. She is a third year undergraduate student at GW majoring in International Affairs with a concentration in Contemporary Cultures and Societies and minoring in both Human Services & Social Justice and Spanish. Erin is an alumna of the GW Women’s Leadership Program International Politics cohort, which piqued her research interests in global gender policy, women’s rights, and inclusive allyship. She has also worked with community engagement programs and organizations such as Young Invincibles and Inspire2Vote to encourage young Americans to participate in democracy. In the future, Erin hopes to work with international NGOs on issues like sustainable development and human rights advocacy.

Gender Equality Initiative in International Affairs (GEIA)


Elliott School of International Affairs, GW

1957 E Street NW, Suite 501

Washington, DC 20052


Phone: +1 (202) 994-8483



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