Nyx Aven

Operations Manager

Nyx (they/them) is the Operations Manager for the Center for Global Health Science & Security, responsible for day-to-day program support for the PIs and research staff. They are the touch point for all center administrative operations and the point-of-contact for all interactions with auxiliary departments at Georgetown.

Nyx draws on a diverse professional and educational background. that includes bachelor degrees in philosophy, English literature, and secondary education from the University of Maryland at College Park. Their 13 years of professional experience includes positions as a high school teacher with Montgomery County Public Schools, and an executive assistant to the Dean of the Law Center at Georgetown University.

Nyx is also fortunate to have spent significant time volunteering in the local LGBTQIA+ communities, previously serving in leadership for Brother Help Thyself, Inc, a non-profit micro-granting organization, and Washington Scandals Rugby, a USA Rugby sanctioned club and full member of International Gay Rugby dedicated to combatting stereotypes and prejudices against LGBTQIA+ persons in sports.