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Academic Programs

Daryana Blanco

Credentials: Drop-In

Position title: Program Coordinator

Email: daryanab.guts@gmail.com

Daryana is a junior majoring in the Human Development and Family Studies program. As a Drop-In Program Coordinator, she is excited to meet new individuals. As well as work with Drop-In tutors in order to…

Gail Macapugay

Credentials: Academic Match

Position title: Program Coordinator

Email: macapugayg.guts@gmail.com

Gail is a junior studying Neurobiology and Global Health with a certificate in Stem Cell Sciences. As one of the Academic Match Coordinators, she looks forward to bridging connections between tutors and tutees. Her interests…

Lekha Pillarisetti

Credentials: Drop-In

Position title: Program Coordinator

Email: lekhap.guts@gmail.com

Lekha Pillarisetti is majoring in Biology (B.S.) with certificates in Global Health and Health Policy. She is very passionate about equity in education and healthcare. Her hobbies include bullet journaling and buying overpriced coffee.

Lily Sieling

Credentials: Academic Match

Position title: Program Coordinator

Email: lilys.guts@gmail.com

Lily is a senior studying Community and Environmental Sociology with a certificate in Food Systems. As a program coordinator, she is excited to work with tutors and help students succeed. Some of her hobbies include…

Language Programs

Sruthi Atluri

Credentials: Conversational English Eagle Heights

Position title: Program Coordinator

Email: sruthia.guts@gmail.com

Sruthi is a junior double majoring in Human Development and Family Studies and Psychology. She is very passionate about the importance of children’s education towards creating a more successful society. She hopes to continue her…

Wenqi Chen

Credentials: Conversational English, Language Exchange

Position title: Program Coordinator

Email: wenqic.guts@gmail.com

Wenqi is a junior studying Statistics and Data Science. Some hobbies she enjoys include hiking, jogging, badminton, and reading.

Fiona Freeman

Credentials: World Language Learners

Position title: Program Coordinator

Email: fionaf.guts@gmail.com

Fiona is a junior studying Psychology and Linguistics with a TESOL certificate. As one of the WLL coordinators, she is excited to connect those passionate about language learning. Her hobbies include biking, knitting, and practicing…

Loreli Litney

Credentials: Conversational English, Language Exchange

Position title: Program Coordinator

Email: lorelil.guts@gmail.com

Loreli is a junior studying Management & Human Resources and Chinese. She is excited to provide opportunities for tutees to grow and improve their English skills. She enjoys dancing, trying new foods, and watching international…

Sonya Nankin

Credentials: Conversational English Eagle Heights

Position title: Program Coordinator

Email: sonyan.guts@gmail.com

Sonya is a Sophomore studying Spanish and Teaching English as a Second Language. She is passionate about foreign language education and hopes to someday have a classroom of her own. Some passions of hers are…

Vivian Zhai

Credentials: World Language Learners

Position title: Program Coordinator

Email: vivianz.guts@gmail.com

Vivian is a sophomore studying Sociology and Communication Arts. She likes photography, trying new restaurants and going to parks with friends.

Study Support Programs

Brynne Boeck

Credentials: Study Skills, Peer-2-Peer Mentorship Program

Position title: Program Coordinator/Study Skills Specialist

Email: brynneb.guts@gmail.com

Hi, my name is Brynne and I am currently a sophomore studying Genetics and Genomics as well as Neurobiology.  If you could use some assistance in study skills – be it time management, motivation, procrastination,…

Keilyn Howard

Credentials: McBurney Study and Learning Skills

Position title: Study & Learning Skills Specialist/Program Coordinator

Email: howardk.guts@gmail.com

Keilyn is a junior undergraduate student majoring in Psychology and Legal studies with a certificate in Criminal Justice. She is excited to meet people and hopes to make studying more manageable. In her free time,…

Carlie Hubbard

Credentials: Study Skills, Peer-2-Peer Mentorship Program

Position title: Program Coordinator/Study Skills Specialist

Email: carlieh.guts@gmail.com

Hi, my name is Carlie, and I am a senior double-majoring in Psychology and Human Development & Family Studies.  I am here to support you in the process of finding the study skills that are…

Abdullah Marei

Credentials: Study & Learning Skills

Position title: Study & Learning Skills Specialist/Program Coordinator

Email: abdullahm.guts@gmail.com

Abdullah is a Junior majoring in Psychology with hopes of going to graduate school for clinical. On campus, he work as a research assistant under the psychology and psychiatry department as well as an intern…

Ella Nelson

Credentials: Study & Learning Skills

Position title: Study & Learning Skills Specialist/Program Coordinator

Email: elizabethn.guts@gmail.com

Ella is a sophomore majoring in Zoology. As an autistic and chronically ill student, she uses McBurney resources herself and is passionate about helping all students get the help they need. Her study skills areas…

Office Support

Celia Cory

Position title: Outreach Coordinator

Email: celiac.guts@gmail.com

Celia is a junior studying Marketing with Certificates in Digital Studies and French. She is excited to create content for GUTS’ social media pages and collaborate with Coordinators to expand our outreach. In her free…

Cole Navin

Position title: Office Coordinator

Email: navinc.guts@gmail.com

Cole is a junior studying Accounting, as well as pursuing a Certificate in Spanish for Business. He enjoys finding creative and novel solutions to build connection and comradery between staff, tutors, and tutees at GUTS.…

Office Management

Sanjana Kumar

Credentials: Study Support Programs

Position title: Senior Coordinator

Email: guts-studyprograms@mailplus.wisc.edu

Sanjana is a senior undergraduate student studying Communication Sciences & Disorders and is pursuing a certificate in Disability Rights and Services. She is excited to continue her work with GUTS as a Senior Coordinator of…

Ian Pearson

Credentials: Academic Programs

Position title: Senior Coordinator

Email: guts-academicprograms@studentorg.wisc.edu

Ian is a graduate student in the Public Affairs program studying education and social policy. His favorite part of working with GUTS has been to help expand our program offerings. In his free time, you’ll…

Anna Raeker-Rebek

Credentials: Language Programs

Position title: Senior Coordinator

Email: guts-languageprograms@mailplus.wisc.edu

Anna is a Master’s in Social Work student. She moved here this year from Minneapolis, so she feels prepared to get through the winter. She is excited about finding new and creative ways to provide…