GT 1000 Ambassadors serve as representatives of the GT 1000 and GT 2000 program. Ambassadors are student leaders who have demonstrated excellence in and out of the GT 1000 and 2000 program.
Meet our GT 1000 Ambassadors:
Jessica Buzzelli is a third year Industrial Engineering major with a concentration in Economic and Financial Systems. Her favorite part about being an Ambassador is working with other Team Leaders to ensure that the GT 1000 and 2000 experience is mutually beneficial to future students and the student volunteers that make the program so unique and impactful. Jessica is currently leading a team of Georgia Tech students providing consulting services for Atlanta-area nonprofit organizations.
Rishab Chawla is a fourth year Chemistry major with a minor in Literature, Media, and Communication. His favorite part of being a GT 1000 Ambassador is advocating for and dispelling misconceptions about GT 1000 and the Team Leader position. A fun fact about Rishab is that he almost always writes in cursive.
Baylee Friedman is a third year Literature, Media, and Communication major. She loves being a GT 1000 Ambassador because she feels that it is incredibly rewarding to have the opportunity to make a lasting impression on Georgia Tech and the GT 1000 program, both of which have made a lasting impression on her. Baylee was born and raised in the Florida Keys.
Denis Goldsman is a second year Economics and Industrial Engineering major. His favorite part of being a GT 1000 Ambassador is the people he gets to work with everyday. A fun fact about Denis is that he is fluent in Turkish.
Jenny Kim is a fourth year Biochemistry major with a concentration in Pre-Health and a minor in Industrial Design. Her favorite part of being a GT 1000 Ambassador is having the opportunity to work with fellow Ambassadors to develop and promote the program. She also loves helping incoming students transition more smoothly into a challenging environment like Georgia Tech. A fun fact about Jenny is that she did martial arts for 10 years, and stopped after she got her second degree black belt.
Jessica Kim is a fourth year Biology major. Her favorite part about being a GT 1000 Ambassador is knowing that the work she does for the organization will have a direct and positive impact on the first year students here. She can eat a whole carton of ice cream in just one sitting.
Rachel McPherson is a fourth year Biomedical Engineering major with a Pre-Health concentration. Her favorite part of being a GT 1000 Ambassador is getting the opportunity to train Team Leaders with a genuine passion for helping our first year students. A fun fact about Rachel is that she worked on a zip line in Alaska for a summer.
Elizabeth Osman is a fourth year International Affairs major with a minor in German and a certification in European Affairs. She loves planning evens for her fellow Ambassadors and for all of the program's Team Leaders and Instructors. She especially enjoyed seeing everyone enjoy themselves at the GT 1000 Banquet that she helped plan. Elizabeth speaks German and is currently learning Russian.
Ryan Owens is a second year Business major with a concentration in Information Technology Management. His favorite part about being a GT 1000 Ambassador is that he gets to represent one of the most helpful programs on campus. He loved being a Team Leader for his GT 1000 class, as being a TL and a mentor for a group of students is something he really enjoys doing. Being able to not only do that but also help shape the program as a whole is his favorite part of being an Ambassador. Ryan recently took a road trip through all of New Zealand.
Garrett Prellberg is a third year Business major with a concentration in Information Technology Management and a minor in Computer Science. He really enjoys being a part of the recruitment committee and training new GT 1000 Team Leaders. He loves seeing all the energy from TL's, which is what he believes makes this program so great. In his free time, Garrett has taken up a side career in the movie industry as a background extra. So far, you can see him in two episodes of a Dolly Parton Netflix series and in the audience of a game show.
Nicole Schuster is a third year Business major with a concentration in Leading and Managing Human Capital and a minor in Spanish. Her favorite part of being a GT 1000 Ambassador is being able to make a positive impact on first year and transfer students. Nicole has been scuba diving in the Galápagos Islands.
Marc Sheinman is a third year Physics major with a Business concentration. His favorite part about being a GT 1000 Ambassador is the ability to improve the GT 1000 program, as well as being able to see the Instructors and Team Leaders really impact students during class visits. You can catch him doing stand up at open-mics around Atlanta in his free time.
Isabella Stubbs is a third year Environmental Engineering major with a minor in Global Development. She loves being a GT 1000 Ambassador because she is able to give back to the GT community by working with fellow students to make the program more effective and respected across campus. She is passionate about sustainability and community engagement and is involved globally in Engineers Without Borders and locally with RCE Greater Atlanta Youth Network.
Hans Webster is a fifth year Mechanical Engineering major with a minor in French. Hans loves being a GT 1000 Ambassador because he feels that it allows him to make real changes to the Team Leader training to better equip them to help new students, which he thinks is pretty awesome. In his free time, you can catch Hans rock climbing outside and leading ORGT trips.