Kelsey Hatchitt is currently a senior at the George Washington University pursuing a B.A. in International Affairs with a minor in Public Health. Prior to coming to GW, Kelsey worked at University of Florida Health studying the public health impact of traumatic brain injuries. Following this, she worked at the Milken Institute studying the impact of conditional cash transfers on young girls in Malawi.
It was during a visit to Haiti that she realized the importance of sanitation in ensuring the success of public health initiatives. Encouraged by this trip, Kelsey built her academic experience around water and sanitation and is now writing her thesis on the impact of the 2010 earthquake on the development of sanitation infrastructure in Haiti
Benjamin Epstein is currently a junior at The George Washington University studying Marketing and Fine Arts. Alongside his passion for photography and film, which he began pursuing early in high school, he is bi-lingual in French and English, and has a deep interest in world cultures and languages.
Benjamin’s experience includes an internship this past summer at Hub Strategy and Communication, a multi-medium branding and advertising agency in his hometown of San Francisco, as well as numerous projects with creative teams across California including John Russo Photography studio and Armada Skis Inc.. Through classes and events at GW and around the District of Columbia, he has expanded his interests towards social advocacy and non-profit branding development.
Foggy Bottom Media
Noah Swimmer (left)
Noah Swimmer is a Co-Founder and the Creative Director at Foggy Bottom Media. He has years of experience producing branded media for startup companies and other small businesses alike. Noah is currently studying to earn his Bachelor’s in Business Administration in Finance and Marketing from The George Washington University.
Julien Thiesfield (right)
Julien Thiesfield is Co-Founder and Project Manager at Foggy Bottom Media. From technology startups to multinational brands, he has gained experience in almost every aspect of the development lifecycle. Using innovative technologies and agile thinking to bring extraordinary products, events and ideas to life. Julien is a B.S. Organizational Sciences scholar with a secondary field of study in Business Administration.
John is a Junior at the George Washington University studying Economics and Political Science. He has a passion for developmental economics, leading him to join the Asepsis team in 2015. Before working for Asepsis, John interned at the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions. Outside of school and Asepsis, John is an avid fan of college football, supporting his favorite childhood team the South Carolina Gamecocks.