Alumni Conversation with Jesse Greenspan ’06, Director of Supply Chain and Logistics at Partners in Health

Wednesday, January 27th 2021, 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm 

Zoom Link:

Join us for a virtual fireside chat-style career conversation with Jesse Greenspan ’06, Director of Supply Chain and Logistics at Partners In Health (PIH). Since joining PIH in 2008, Jesse has supported supply chain and logistics activities in Haiti, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Peru, Rwanda, and Sierra Leone through the development of forecasting methodologies, data management, and reporting, international sourcing and procurement, budget planning, disaster response, and development and implementation of OpenBoxes, an open-source supply chain management software built for global health delivery. Jesse lived in Haiti from 2012-2014 to implement OpenBoxes and set up supply chain systems at University Hospital in Mirebalais. Jesse has previously worked with Cambridge Cares About AIDS, the Johns Hopkins Center for American Indian Health, and Curamericas Global.

This conversation is open to all members of the Wesleyan community, including students, alumni, parents/families, faculty/staff. Q&A to follow.

To join the conversation, complete your webinar registration here:

Speaker Bio:
Jesse completed her undergraduate degree in Government at Wesleyan University, focusing on International Relations. She received her MSPH in International Health from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, including work in Liberia and Tanzania, and received a certificate in Health and Humanitarian Logistics from the Georgia Institute of Technology.

Student Moderators:
Ivie Uzamere’ 21 is a double major in Biology and Science in Society, with a strong interest in public health and medicine. Ivie has conducted research at UConn Health, Middletown Community Health Center and Yale School of Public Health with the common goal of addressing health inequity. Ivie is a Track and Field Captain, Co President of Foster Care Connection, Senior Interviewer, Residential Advisor and Secretary for both the Minority Association of Pre-Medical Students and Student Athlete of Color Leadership Council.

Fitzroy ‘Pablo’ Wickham ‘21 is a Jamaican-born Wesleyan undergraduate double majoring in Neuroscience and Theatre with a minor in Chemistry. He is a research assistant in the Naegele Lab at the Wesleyan University conducting stem cell research in mice. On campus, he also serves as a Head Resident for Residential Life, Senior Class President, Honor Board/Community Standards Board member and is also involved in the Basal Gang, Wesleyan Minority Association of Premedical Students (WesMAPS), student theatre and the Jamaican Heritage Club, YAADI. His aspirations are to become a neurosurgeon, researcher and actor.

Co-sponsored by the Gordon Career Center, the Department of Government, the Student Athlete of Color Leadership Council (SACLC) and the Minority Association of Pre-Medical Students (MAPS).

Wesleyan Alumni Career Conversations

The Gordon Career Center is presenting a series of alumni career conversations. The first one kicks off on Thursday 1/21 with Kimberley Martin ’03, NFL Reporter and Myla Stovall ’22, Vice President of SACLC serving as the student moderator. These events are open to all students and alumni. More details and Zoom registration are provided in the links below.

  • Kimberly Martin ’03, NFL Reporter, ESPN
  • Jon Turteltaub ’85, Film/TV Director and Producer
  • Jesse Greenspan ’06, Director of Supply Chain & Logistics, Partners in Health
  • Dana Peterson ’98, Chief Economist, The Conference Board 

CSS Information Session 2/2

The CSS tutors and students invite you to a CSS Info Session via Zoom on Tuesday, February 2, from 11:00 a.m. –  12:30 p.m.

Several of the CSS tutors and current students will speak at this session. This meeting will afford you an opportunity to ask questions about the CSS to the tutors and current students.

If you are interested in receiving the Zoom link to this session and additional information about the CSS via email, please send an email to Martha Crebbin at

The College of Social Studies (CSS) is a rigorous, multidisciplinary major consisting of four subject areas: History, Government, Political and Social Theory, and Economics. Founded in 1959, the CSS is a reading and writing intensive program that facilitates intellectual development based on weekly essays, small group tutorials, and a vibrant intellectual environment outside the classroom.

Please note:

  • If you cannot attend this Information Session, you can request to receive a recording of it from Martha Crebbin.
  • Applications for the CSS will be available on our website beginning on Tuesday, February 2, at 2:00 p.m.
  • The CSS Application Deadline is Friday, February 12, at 2:00 p.m.
  • More information about the CSS can be found at:

Apply for the First-Year Seminar Writing Prize

Submissions for the first annual First-Year Seminar Writing Prize are due by January 31st! Nominate yourself ( or a friend (by emailing Prof. Silber at lsilber@wes) to have a chance at one of six cash prizes. Any written work for an FYS completed in the 2020 calendar year is eligible to win this prize that celebrates the achievement of adjusting to academic writing expectations at Wes while finding and expressing your own voice.  See more information on our website:

“Share Your Voice” Research Study

The Sleep and Psychosocial Adjustment Lab at Wesleyan University has launched a new research study – “Share Your Voice”. To be eligible, you must be a member of the class of 2024 and identify as a member of a socio-demographic minority group in the U.S. (e.g., racial-ethnic minority, LGBTQ+, non-binary, first generation, low-income, or religious minority). The goal of the study is to better understand identity development, social adjustment, and psychological well-being among a sample of Wesleyan students, whose transition to university overlapped with the COVID-19 pandemic and racial protests during the summer of 2020. If interested, please fill out this brief screening form or email: