Vanessa Calu is a Program Coordinator for the I-Corps Northeast Hub. Along with her fellow coordinators, she supports the daily management of the Hub and provides assistance to participating teams before, during and after their participation in the I-Corps cohorts.
Prior to joining Princeton and the I-Corps Team, Vanessa was an administrator at a financial brokerage firm in Austin, TX. Her passion for higher education led her to be an administrative assistant at the University of Texas at Austin in their business services team.
Vanessa holds a Bachelor’s degree in environmental studies with a concentration in sustainability and food systems from the University of Vermont. Vanessa is passionate about supporting opportunities that focus on equity, diversity, and inclusion. She is endlessly fascinated by the intersections of technology-people-environment research efforts.