Headshot of Doneita Wilson

Doneita Wilson

Director of Operations, Summer @ Barnard


Pre-college Programs

When did you start working at Barnard?

Started at Barnard in 2018 

Where did you graduate from and what did you study?

St John's University: BA in Communications/minor in Business and MA in Criminal Justice Leadership

What is your favorite part for Summer Session?

Working each day with my awesome team, being a supervisor and seeing how excited students are at the beginning of each program

Fast Facts


Favorite Food

Not a food but I love Coffee

Favorite Book and/or Movie

Movie: The Best Man

Favorite Thing to Do in NYC

Dining at Tao, and going to comedy clubs

What are 3 things you like to do in your free time?

Going to the Gym; Decorating and Binge watching reality TV

If I could give my teenage self any advice, I would say...

Learn something from everyone you meet and enjoy each moment even the challenging ones!

Staff Bio

Doneita Wilson serves as the Director of Operations for the Summer Session Office, where she is specifically focused on the operational needs of our team, staff support and liaising with campus departments. Doneita graduated from St. John's University with a BA in Communications and MA in Criminal Justice Leadership. Doneita knew that her purpose after college was to be an influential presence and mentor to students so she has spent the past 12 years in HigherEducation working within student-centered roles. Her fervor for students is always of great importance when creating processes, procedures and initiatives for young women leaders who come to Barnard to engage in our summer programs. Doneita is also a strong believer that a student's ability to learn and grow is optimized when in a streamlined environment. Outside of Barnard, Doneita enjoys hiking, exercising, running in the park, and binge-watching her favorite TV shows. She appreciates life as a first-generation student and balances what it has to offer.