Jessy Carolina Ayestas is a Fulbright Scholar from Honduras. She has a bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering and a master’s in Business Management from Unitec, Honduras. After working for several years in higher education, in 2015 Fulbright LASPAU supported her enrollment in a Ph.D. in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies at KU. Jessy is an active member of the KU Fulbright Scholars Association, the Latin American Graduate Organization, Graduate Student Advisory Board, and Student Senate.
In the Office of Graduate Studies, Jessy provides support to the Director of Graduate Affairs and Liaison to the Professional Schools, as well as other staff in regards to Graduate Studies initiatives, activities, and responsibilities in the areas of recruitment, admissions, policy, and programming.