GWupstart Commissioners




Rubin Roy
Commission Chair

Class of 2023

Computer Science, School of Engineering and Applied Science

"Being a Commissioner means the privilege of meeting with students committed to driving sustainable change and getting to understand the extraordinary community partners that empower it every day."

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Sadhana Matheswaran

Class 2024

Public Health, Milken Institute of Public Health

"To me, being a Commissioner means having an opportunity to work with and learn from a diverse set of innovative students on the different ways we can work with our communities and better them through social change and service."


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Shawn Bayrd

Class of 2025

Global Health Policy, Milken School of Public Health

"Being a GWupstart Commissioner means supporting and learning from my peers pursuing social innovation and equity at GW, DC, and beyond. "

Shoshana Bittker

Shoshana Bittker

Class of 2023

Human Services and Social Justice with a Minor in Sustainability, Columbian School of Arts and Sciences

"To me, being a commissioner means joining in the mission of nurturing meaningful social change and innovation here at GW."


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Priya William

Class of 2023

Organizational Leadership and Learning in the Graduate School of Education and Human Development

"To me, being a commissioner means giving back the time, skills, and knowledge I have received at GWU to support a community of innovators in our common goal of making a positive impact on the world."

Cameron Cayer

Cameron Cayer

Class of 2023

International Affairs and Geographical Information Systems, Elliott School of International Affairs

"As a Commissioner, I love assisting in the creation of meaningful projects. These projects do not just have the intention to make money; they have the power to impact."


Check out our commissioners from previous years!