GSPIA welcomes new Director of Recruitment and Admissions, Danae Williams

October 5, 2022

"Danae Williams headshot"GSPIA welcomes Danae Williams to our staff as the new Director of Recruitment and Admissions. In her role as Director, Williams will develop and implement the school's recruitment, admissions, and financial aid strategies. She will work closely with colleagues across the school in designing and deploying innovative and best practices in these areas to advance our enrollment priorities.  

Williams is a proud 2x Pitt Alum with 10 years of progressive recruitment and admissions experience on the undergraduate and graduate levels. She joins the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs after serving 7 years at the University of Pittsburgh in various admissions roles. Her most recent role was the Associate Director for Admissions & Enrollment in the School of Education. In this position, she oversaw enrollment operations for 87 programs and led efforts for minoritized student recruitment.

Look out for Williams at upcoming admissions and recruitment events this fall and be sure to say hello! Prospective students can reach her at