Staff

Aubrey HicksAubrey Hicks

Assistant Director, Bedrosian Center
aubreyhi@usc.edu

Aubrey Hicks is the Assistant Director at the Bedrosian Center, where she overseas day-to-day operations and programs of the Center. Prior to joining the Bedrosian Center, Aubrey was the Program Coordinator at The POGIL Project, a national professional development organization for educators. She also served as an academic reference librarian and worked in marketing and administration at Elsevier Science and Cornell University Press and was Managing Editor, Journal of Public Policy. She holds a degree in English from Moravian College and an MS in Library and Information Science from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

wardDonnajean Ward

Director of Programs and Outreach, Bedrosian Center
donnajean.ward@usc.edu

Donnajean Ward is the Special Events Program Coordinator at the Bedrosian Center. She plans the Bedrosian Center’s signature programming. Donnajean is a native of Detroit, Michigan and, until recently, a long-time resident of Washington, DC. She has over 15 years’ experience with program and event management. Most recently, she managed public programs, including an award-winning chamber music program, at the Folger Shakespeare Library. She previously worked as Director of Programs at the Computing Research Association and served as a policy specialist at the Federal Communications Commission from 1994 to 2001. She holds a degree in English from the University of Michigan and an MA in Radio, Television, and Film, from Northwestern University.

Ashley Coelho
Ashley Coelho

EXED and DPPD Program Coordinator, USC Price
acoelho@usc.edu

Ashley Coelho was born and raised in Southern California but being a former student athlete gave her the opportunity to travel the country and experience life outside the Golden State.  Prior to joining USC Price in 2010, she worked as an Account Executive for an internet startup and also has extensive experience in commercial real estate.  She currently is the program coordinator for EXED and the USC Price Professional Doctorate program.  She holds a degree in Sociology from the University of North Carolina Charlotte and is pursuing her M.A. in Communication Management at the USC Annenberg School of Communication and Journalism.