Director: Bianca S. Hightower, MBA, M.Ed, GCDF
Bianca joined UMW in 2013 as an academic advisor in the Office of Academic and Career Services. Since 2015, she has served as Assistant Director for Career and Professional Development in the UMW Career Center. Bianca received her B.A. in Sociology with a minor in Women and Gender Studies from Wake Forest University in 2011 and completed her M.Ed in Higher Education Administration from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro in 2013. She also completed her MBA at the University of Mary Washington in May 2019. Lastly, Bianca has been credentialed as a Global Career Facilitator (GCDF). In addition to her duties as JFS Director and Assistant Director in the Career Center, Bianca has been actively involved with several organizations and committees including the National Association of Colleges and Employers serving as a member of the National Honors and Awards Committee, a member of the Disney Educator’s Association, member of the President’s Council on Sustainability, and as secretary of the Staff Advisory Council.
Program Coordinator: India Jones
India Jones is a May 2018 of the University of Mary Washington with a degree in Psychology. During her time at UMW, she was involved in numerous ways on campus including working as a student aid at the Office of the Registrar, being a leader through the Red Cross Club, and working as a research assistant for her professors.