• B.A. 2008 – University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, International Studies

Areas of Expertise

  • Web Development
  • Content Management
  • WordPress
  • Digital Accessibility
  • Office 365
  • Qualtrics
  • Adobe Creative Suite


Gia has spent her career helping individuals and organizations stake out, expand, and enrich their web presence. She started right out of college as an IT support technician for a small public health nonprofit. After stints in online retail and as a freelance web developer and copywriter, she joined the School of Education in 2013. As a Web and Multimedia Specialist, Gia manages all of the school’s websites and supports web and cloud-based software like Office 365, Qualtrics, and WordPress. She also creates and edits graphic and video content and supports our communications, marketing and outreach work.

Selected Leadership & Professional Involvement

  • Chair, School of Education School Advisory Council, 2019 – 2020
  • SHRA Representative, School of Education School Advisory Council, 2018 – 2020
  • Webmaster, Carolina Technology Consultants Advisory Board, 2014 – 2019
  • Co-Owner, Branches Community School

Selected Honors & Awards

  • UNC Information Technology Award Winner, 2018
  • WCHL Village Pride Award Winner, 2013
  • Morehead-Cain Scholar, 2004