Georgetown Student Involvement


Olivia Baisier

Olivia is a senior in the Georgetown College studying Justice & Peace Studies, Journalism, and Chinese. She is originally from New Orleans, Louisiana. On campus, Olivia is the General Manager of WGTB Georgetown Radio and a staff writer for the Georgetown Indy, a student-run arts and culture magazine. Olivia joined the Pivot communications team in June 2022.

Sarah Sverdlov

Sarah is a freshman in the College of Arts & Sciences studying Government and Philosophy with a minor in Journalism. She is originally from Los Angeles, California where she works as a junior counselor for the non-profit organization Project Avary. Sarah mentors children with incarcerated parents through online support groups. Sarah is also a member of Georgetown’s Prison Outreach, where she tutors creative writing to the women of the Alexandria Detention Center. Sarah joined the Pivot communications team in February 2024 and helps produce Pivot’s digital content, including the website’s news updates and social media accounts, and assists with the program’s logistical operations.

Graduate Assistants

Dagan Rossini

Dagan is a seasoned project/program manager with nearly a decade of experience scaling strategic initiatives and enabling access to educational opportunities for historically marginalized populations, both throughout Africa and within the United States. Before moving to D.C., he worked for the Connecticut Governor’s Office, Harvard University, Yale University, and the Social Science Research Council. Dagan is currently an M.B.A. candidate at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business. He holds an Ed.M. in International Education Policy from Harvard University, and a B.A. in Peace and Conflict Studies and Political Science from Colgate University.

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