LGBTQIA+ Programs & Initiatives Coordinator
Aileen is responsible for supporting the LGBTQIA+ community on the University of Mississippi campus through developing and delivering student programming, services, and events and serving as a liaison between students and the University. She also advises UM Pride Network.
Before moving to Mississippi, Aileen was based in New York City where she was the Literary Manager for Williamstown Theatre Festival. She has worked in administrative roles with other theatre and performing arts organizations including Vineyard Theatre, New York Theatre Workshop, and The Juilliard School, and she has volunteered as a crisis counselor with The Trevor Project. Aileen holds a Bachelor of Arts with honors in Theatre from Wesleyan University, where she was the recipient of the Rachel Henderson Theatre Prize and the Gay, Lesbian, and Sexuality Studies Prize.
Outside of work, Aileen enjoys reading, cooking, running, and gardening. She and her partner share their home with a corgi (Henry), a parrot (Hero), and a cockatiel (Hamlet).