MEET OUR LEADERSHIP TEAM

EMMY APFEL

Founder & Director

Emmy is the founder and director of Beyond the Book. She dabbles in a little bit of everything, but her main job is ensuring that everyone is helping the community the best they can. Please feel free to reach out to her with any questions or concerns! She’d love to hear from you.

ANJA PETERSOn

Admissions Officer

Anja works to select the best candidates for the wonderful team of study buddies we have here at BTB. As an admissions officer, she sorts through the study buddy applicants to ensure that we have passionate, engaging, and qualified buddies for our students. If you have any questions or concerns about the application or admissions process, feel free to contact her!

CAROLINA PAVLIK

Coordinator

In addition to being a study buddy, Carolina is part of the Matching Team for Beyond the Book where she carefully pairs students with our study buddies. Carolina works diligently to ensure she creates the perfect pairs in order to optimize learning and comfort.  Feel free to contact her or any members of the Matching Team with any questions, requests, or concerns.

GILLI NIEH

Site & Design Manager

Gilli manages the website and design aspects for Beyond the Book. As the site manager, she has created various graphics for the website and helps coordinate bookings with matchers. Gilli also works to grow BTB by bringing on new members of the study buddy team. 

JORDAN amos-GROSSER

Coordinator

Jordan is a part of the Matching Team at Beyond the Book. As a matcher, she carefully filters through all of the students and study buddies to find the perfect pairs. Please feel free to contact her or any member of the matching team with any questions, requests or concerns.

BELLA MONSALVE

Partnership Manager

As a part of the Partnership team at Beyond the Book, Bella connects with external organizations that could provide additional content and services to BTB, and could benefit from our offering.

ZOYA CHUghtAI

Partnership Manager

Zoya is a part of the Partnerships and PR team at Beyond the Book. She works on expanding the program by collaborating with other organizations and companies to enhance the services BTB offers. She loves connecting with new people and working with others to help support students during distance learning.