Alumni Profiles

Alice Wilkerson

Alice Wilkerson works for the Potomac Riverkeeper in Washington, D.C. as a Development and Program Specialist. Alice holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Salisbury University in Maryland and received her Master of Public Policy degree in Environmental and Resource Policy at GW.

Diana Wilkinson

Diana Wilkinson received her Bachelor of Arch degree in Economics from Bates College, where she graduated in 2005. Diana received her Master of Business Administration degree from GW in 2013.

Crystle Williams

Crystle Williams obtained her undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering from Stony Brook University, where she graduated in 2006. She received her Master of Science degree in Environmental and Energy Management from GW in 2012.

Matt Williams

Matt Williams graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Texas at Austin in 2003. Matt graduated with a Master of Business Administration degree in Environmental Policy and Management from GW in 2011.

Alyssa Wiltse

Alyssa Wiltse is a 2001 graduate of the West Virginia University. Alyssa received her Master of Arts degree in Environmental and Resource Policy at GW in May 2008.

Janie Wise

Janie Wise is a Congressional Affairs Specialist with the US Department of Energy in Washington, DC. Janie received her Bachelor of Arts degree in 2008 from Suwanee: The University of the South. Janie received her Master of Science Degree in Environmental and Energy Management from GW in 2013.

Benjamin Wollman

Benjamin Wollman works at the Washington, D.C. law firm of Doherty, Cella, Keane and Associates. Ben holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and Sociology from the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, where he graduated in 2002. Ben graduated with a double major at the masters level at GW in Public Policy and Environmental and Resource Policy.

Carleen Woo

Carleen Woo holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Science with a concentration in Biology from the Southampton campus of Long Island University, where she graduated in 2005. Carleen, who currently works as an Energy Analyst for the SAIC Corporation, received her Master of Arts degree in Environmental and Resource Policy at GW in 2008.

Christopher Woods

Christopher Woods currently is a Research Associate at the Center for Environmental Leadership in Business of Conservation International. He received his BA degree in Philosophy, Psychology and Environmental Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1995. Chris graduated from GW with an MBA degree, focusing on Environmental Policy and Management.

Justin Wright

Justin Wright works in the NEPA Compliance Division at the US Environmental Protection Agency. Justin then received his Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Science and Watershed Hydrology from North Carolina State University, and received his Master of Business Administration degree from GW in 2012.

Candice Wu

In May 2014, Candice Wu transferred from working in the Oceans Program at the Environmental Defense Fund in Washington, DC to the same program in San Francisco. Candice graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and Environmental Studies from the University of California at San Diego in 2008. She received her Master of Public Policy degree from GW in 2011.

Dr. Michael Li-Chun Wu

Dr. Michael Li-Chun Wu graduated from GW with a Doctor of Science degree in Environmental and Energy Management in 2000. Michael received his Bachelor of Science degree in Surveying Engineering from the Chung Cheng Institute of Technology in Taoyuan, Taiwan in 1982, and his Master of Science degree in Environmental Health Engineering from the University of Kansas in1992. Michael presently serves in the Taiwan armed forces where he is a Colonel in the Air Force.

Katie Wurtz works as a Program Analyst in the Office of the CFO at the US Department of Energy.Katie holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics as well as a Bachelor of Arts and International Studies, both of which she obtained from the University of Pennsylvania, where she graduated in 2003. She also holds a Master of Arts degree in International Economic Affairs, which she obtained from GW, where she graduated in 2010.

Ariel Wyckoff

Ariel Wyckoff works for the United Nations Environmental Programme in Washington, D.C. Ariel graduated from UCLA in 1996 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and completed his Master of Arts degree in International Development at GW in 2006. Ariel is a veteran of the Peace Corps, where he served in Mongolia from 2000 to 2002.

Candice Wyllie

Candice Wyllie is from the Grenadines in the Caribbean Region. Candice received her LLB degree from the University of the West Indies in Kingston Jamaica in 2002 and received her Master of Arts degree in Environmental and Resource Policy at GW in 2010. Candice works in the area of biofuels and sustainable fuels at the Think Box Group, LLC in the Washington, D.C. area.

Jennifer Wynn

Jennifer Wynn works in the Office of Global Partnership Initiative at the US State Department. Jan graduated from the University of Michigan with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 2011. She received her Master of Public Policy degree from GW in 2014.

Yifu Xue

Yifu Xue received his Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering from Purdue University in 2015. He received his Master of Science degree in Engineering Management from GW, and works at Accenture (埃森哲) as a Management Consulting Analyst.

Ming Yao

Ming Yao received her Bachelor’s degree from the Beijing Union University in 2014 and received her Master’s degree in Environmental and Resources Policy from GW in 2017.  She works as an Intern at the World Wildlife Fund.

Junsik Youn

Junsik Youn from Korea. He received his Bachelors degree in Environmental Engineering in 2001 from Inha University in Korea. Currently, he is in his second semester of studies for a Masters degree in Environmental and Resource Policy at GW.

Dr. Elvin Yuzugullu

Dr. Elvin Yuzugullu hails from Istanbul, Turkey. Elvin graduated from the Yildiz Technical University in Istanbul in 1996 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Engineering. She received her Master of Science degree, also in Environmental Engineering, from the West Virginia University in 1998 and her Doctor of Science degree in Environmental and Energy Management at GW in 2005. Elvin currently works on renewable energy at the Sentech Corporation in Washington, DC.

Ramazan Zhampiissov

Ramazan Zhampiissov hails from Kazakhstan, graduated from the Kazakh Economic University in 2003 with a Bachelor of Science degree. He received his Master of Science degree in Environmental and Energy Management at GW in May 2010. Ramazan Zhampiissov is now Acting Executive Director at KAZENERGY Association.

Xiao Zhang

Xiao Zhang hails from Beijing, where he received his Bachelor of Science degree in Biotechnology from the Beijing Normal University in 2008. Xiao graduated with his Master of Science degree in Environmental and Energy Management from GW in 2012.

Yingzhen Zhao

Yingzhen Zhao received her undergraduate degree in History and International Studies at the 18 University in China in 2009. She received her Masters degree in International Affairs and Development, with a concentration in Natural Resources and Environment, from GW in 2013. Yingzhen presently is working as it Climate Policy Intern at Conservation International.

Ziyhe Zhu (Zhu-Zhu)

Ziyhe Zhu (who goes by Zhu-Zhu), got her Bachelor of Science degree from the Beijing Forestry University in 2014, and received her Master of Public policy ffrom GW in 2017.

Jennifer Zielinski

Jennifer Zielinski works at the Environmental Protection Agency where she is a Trainee in the Office of Pesticide Policy. Jennifer received her Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Science from the University of Delaware, where she graduated in 2010. She has since graduated with a Master of Arts degree in Environmental and Natural Resources Policy from GW.

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