Alice Berry '19, Post-Graduate Assistant
Beckie Bull, '20, Special Projects Assistant
Aisha Mechary '20, Student Admin Assistant
Laney Myers '20, Special Projects Assistant
Multilingual (ESOL) Specialist
Betty Litsinger, Director of Multilingual Writing
Aisha Mechery '20 | Math
Aisha loves to read (which works well with this job) and will happily discuss any of the 30 books she read over the summer. When she isn’t holed up in Park or traveling, you can find her singing, doing yoga or making ice cream with her beloved ice cream maker.
Alison Giles '20 | Cities
Alison is a Greater Philadelphia native whose favorite things include long political discussions, large kettles of tea, and cats. She’s had a love-love relationship with books for as long as she can remember and believes writing is the best form of communication.
Amanda Wessel '20 | Spanish and Geology
**Designated Spanish Tutor**
Amanda is a Pisces and an aspiring rock jock that loves vegan-baiting and making homemade dill pickles.
Beckie Bull '20 | French; Linguistics; minor in Arabic
**Designated French Tutor**
Beckie is a languages and linguistics nerd, a proud Hufflepuff, and a big fan of cold weather. She loves fencing, reading, singing, embroidery, cats, and olives.
Delaney King '20 | Political Science; minor in History
Delaney realized her love for reading and writing when she discovered that she was the only person in her high school class to have enjoyed (and read) Jane Eyre. She loves to explain how to fix a comma splice and fully supports the Oxford comma. She spends entirely too much time re-watching shows and drinking coffee.
Emma Nelson '20 | Biology
Emma has been involved in tutoring (with the biology department) and writing (with Bi-Co News) during her time at Bryn Mawr, and is excited to work with writing in both the natural and social sciences. She enjoys Formula 1, Terry Pratchett books, and a good game of frisbee.
Laney Myers '20 | Political Science; minor in History
Laney is a Pisces sun who loves to watch TV and Facetime her mom.
Lisa Li '20 | Environmental Studies
Lisa is a cat enthusiast and an aspiring meme connoisseur. She spends her non-academic life singing with the Looney Tunes, making fruity mocktails at NDDH, and discovering memeability in her friends, colleagues and professors. Her life motto is “四海为家,” or “make a home out of anywhere you go.”
Maddie Smith '20 | English and International Studies
Maddie spends most of her time buried under a pile of course work in Canaday. When not squirreled away in the library, she can be found reading Shakespeare, riding a horse, or brewing inordinate amounts of tea.
Mia DiMeo '20 | English
Mia can usually be found carrying her half gallon of Wawa iced tea across campus. During her few moments not in the Writing Center, she loves to bake mug cakes, watch Kitchen Nightmares, and belt songs from Grease.
Synthia Feng '20 | Linguistics
Synthia is a big fan of languages, horror films/novels and bubble tea. She loves having conversations with people from different backgrounds. Also, everyone should go check out pics of her precious kitten named “Strawberry."
Dorian Alexis '21 | Political Science; minor in Spanish
Dorian is an avid smoothie maker and drinker who, quite often, can be seen in the dining halls filling up her Nutribullet. When not at work, catch her in lengthy discussions about politics and society, running with the cross-country team, or being overly enthusiastic about the newest addition to her closet – her reversible bucket hat.
Elena Asofsky '21 | English; concentration in Creative Writing
Elena is but a humble desert rain frog equipped with a convincing disguise and a love of words. In her spare time she enjoys poetry (especially Shakespeare), and burrowing in the sand.
Em Kreider '21 | English
In the rare moments that they are not reading, writing, or making coffee, Em spends their time wandering around art museums and listening to music that their friends have repeatedly described as “weird and echoey.”
Kendra Allman '21 | Russian
Kendra has a long history of interest in literature and creative writing. She loves Studio Ghibli movies, weird fantasy books, and she drinks way too much coffee.
Lorna Jepkiru '21 | Math, concentration in Mathematical Economics; minor in French
Lorna wants to live in a world filled with white chocolate macadamia nut cookies from Insomnia Cookies and vanilla chai lattes. When she’s not holed up in Park studying, you’ll find her walking to places on campus while listening to random podcasts.
Lucy Bruemmer '21 | Biology and Anthropology
Lucy is a Libra who has always felt like a Virgo. She loves listening to people talk about their writing and is always excited to learn something new. She is also an avid hiker and loves to talk to people about it!
Tamar Furman '21 | Political Science and French
**Designated French Tutor**
After years of helping her Colombian father perfect his pathology-related PowerPoint presentations, Tamar is excited to become a writing tutor of a different sort! Tamar loves discussing (or reading) anything unheard of, unusual or underappreciated. She also really likes whales, Korean food, and self-deprecating humor.
Arya Yue '22 | Biology
Arya is always happy to meet new people in the Writing Center! She is extremely passionate about biology and enjoys nature and wildlife. She also likes traveling and experiencing different cultures. She loves all forms and styles of dance and has been dancing for Choom Boom.
Bharati Ganesh '22 | Political Science
Bharati is excited to be working in the Writing Center after spending most of her first year doing homework in the space above the Writing Center. She enjoys reading The New Yorker, talking politics, and drinking coffee—sometimes all at the same time. Outside of the Writing Center, Bharati is Treasurer of Bryn Mawr Mock Trial.
Ehimy Menendez '22 | Undeclared
**Designated Spanish Tutor**
Ehimy is excited to work at the Writing Center for the first time. She is from the hot and humid city of Houston, Texas, and enjoys spending the majority of her time watching and re-watching almost everything Netflix has to offer. She is shy, but surprisingly always up for a nice conversation about anything and is excited to hear from everyone she meets.
Emily Shein '22 | Philosophy and German
Emily is so excited to be working at the Writing Center this year! She hopes to help other people come to enjoy the writing process as much as she does. She also thinks a lot about the nature of the Doofenshmirtz/Perry the Platypus relationship (of the classic television series Phineas and Ferb), so please ask her about it.
Jordan Beck '22 | Undeclared
Jordan is excited to work at the Writing Center, thus beginning her plan to live in a pillow fort with some books and a cup of tea. She loves reading different styles of writing, baking tea cakes, and acting with the Shakespeare Performance Troupe.
Katherine Santarpia '22 | Spanish and Political Science
Katherine loves learning and reading and is therefore super pumped to be working at the Writing Center! If she’s not at church, buying books for classes she doesn’t take, or gushing about sloths, she’s probably been replaced by an evil clone.
Melia Cleary '22 | English
Melia has a love for language, ideas, writing, people, and Pilot G2 pens. She spends her time reading, fencing, and missing the rain and mountains of the Pacific Northwest.
Sydney Chun '22 | English, concentration in Gender and Sexuality Studies
Sydney is a California transplant, public radio fan, and amateur tomato gardener. Ask Sydney about her grocery store rankings or the show you’re currently watching.