The purpose of the Executive Board is to execute the daily functions of GUWIL. They are responsible for planning and leading monthly roundtable discussions, organizing and recruiting guest speakers, and developing workshops for the members of GUWIL. The Executive Board is composed of current Georgetown University undergraduate students.

Spring 2017 Executive Board


Lauren Casale, Executive President

Lauren is a senior in the College from New York studying Government and Spanish, with the intention of attending law school in the future.  Besides being involved in GUWIL, Lauren is the Editor-in-Chief of the Georgetown University Undergraduate Law Review and works as a Research Assistant in Georgetown's Department of Government. Lauren previously served as an Operations committee member and the Sophomore Liaison, and after studying abroad in Madrid, Spain, she is very excited to assume her new role in GUWIL.


Katie Sheline, Executive Vice President

Katie is a junior in the MSB majoring in Finance and a certificate as a Global Business Fellow. An alumna of the Finance Operations Committee, she currently serves as the Executive Vice President. In addition to GUWIL, she is the Director of Business Operations and a consultant for the Georgetown Global Microfinance Initiative and works as an intramural sports referee. She just returned from a semester abroad in Barcelona and a summer abroad in Oxford, England. In her (limited) free time, Katie enjoys traveling, finding new restaurants, and watching late night talks shows. She is originally from Chicago, IL.

Carly Pace, Marketing Chair

Carly Pace is a junior in the college majoring in Chinese and minoring in Business Administration. Carly just returned from a semester abroad in Shanghai and is excited to serve as the marketing chair of GUWIL this semester! Carly loves to run, do yoga, and read historical nonfiction novels in her free time!

Maxine Yao, Technology Chair

Maxine is a sophomore in the McDonough School of Business majoring in Finance and Accounting. She is an international student from Manila, Philippines. As technology chair, she manages the GUWIL website and ensures that GUWIL uses the most up-to-date technology. Outside of GUWIL, Maxine is Junior VP for the Financial Management Association, Treasurer for GU Art Aficionados and is involved in the Development Solutions Organization, McDonough Hilltop Business Strategy Challenge, Hoya Taxa and Georgetown Collegiate Investors. In her free time, she enjoys art, traveling, and exploring different cuisines.

Meredith Tibbals, Sponsorship Chair

Originally from Rye, NY, Meredith is a junior in the College majoring in History, minoring in Sociology. Her primary responsibilities include finding new corporate sponsors and speakers for GUWIL while maintaining relations with current ones. Outside GUWIL, she is a member of Spoon University and interns for Leadership Initiatives, a non-profit organization that provides entrepreneurial, leadership, and management training to struggling business owners in third-world countries. Meredith also loves to run, attend pilates/yoga classes, and try new restaurants and cuisines. 

Lucy Zou, Operations Chair

Lucy is a junior in the McDonough School of Business majoring in Accounting and Finance, minoring in Math. She is an international student from Shanghai, China. As the operations chair, Lucy manages all the logistics for GUWIL’s many events and meetings. Outside of GUWIL, she serves as the VP of Events for the McDonough Hilltop Business Strategy Challenge and is involved in the 1634 Society. Over the summer, she interned with Deloitte's Enterprise Risk Service department. She loves traveling, cooking, exploring great restaurants, and watching ridiculous amount of Korean Drama.

Abby O'Shea, Events Chair

Abby is a sophomore in the College from a small town in Pennsylvania. She is majoring in American Studies with a Spanish Minor. After being a member of the events committee, Abby is incredibly excited to be the Events Chair for GUWIL. She looks forward to working on the many fun workshops that GUWIL gets to host. Abby is also on the Women’s Club Lacrosse team at Georgetown.


Olivia Sem, Financial Operations Chair

Originally from Potomac, Maryland, Olivia is a senior in the McDonough School of Business and is majoring in Finance. After graduation, she plans to stay in finance and enter the investment banking field. Olivia has spent the past two semesters on the Financial Operations Committee, and she is very excited to spend her last year on the Hilltop with the E-Board. Outside of GUWIL, Olivia interns at the Rock Creek Group and is involved with the FMA, Georgetown Real Estate Club, and Georgetown Running Club. She also enjoys traveling, researching DC restaurants on Instagram, following New York Fashion Week, and drinking cappuccinos. 


Claire Hayes, Sophomore Liaison

Claire is a sophomore in the college, an American Studies major with a business minor. Claire grew up in Westchester, NY but spent her time driving into Manhattan to attend school. Last year Claire was the freshman liaison and oversaw the Underclassmen Engagement Committee. As sophomore liaison, she hopes to keep underclassmen involved in GUWIL by hosting more events just for underclassmen and through the mentorship program. Claire also writes for the Guide section of The Hoya and spends her time playing tennis and going to GUWIL's favorite workout class, Soul Cycle. 



Caroline Hughes, Freshman Liaison

Caroline is a freshman in the College from Akron, Ohio. She is majoring in biology on the Pre-Med track, as an intended Biology of Global Health major. As freshman liaison, Caroline plans to increase freshman involvement in GUWIL through special outreach events and programming catered to underclassmen. Outside of GUWIL, Caroline is a member of the Georgetown Running Club and serves as a hospital volunteer with Project Sunshine.