Elia Amegashie joined SPIA as of January 10, 2021 as Graduate Enrollment Coordinator/ Academic Advisor in our Arlington campus. In this capacity, she is responsible for providing information and support for students seeking graduate education primarily in the Washington Metro Region and the Richmond Campus. Elia resides in Woodbridge, Virginia with her husband Ebenezer and two children, Camilla and Alexander. When she is not spending time with her family and friends, she enjoys working out, cooking, and traveling. While on a soccer scholarship to Liberty University, she obtained a BS in Health Education, and an MA in Human Service Management. She first discovered her passion for supporting students in 2014 while working as an Education Coordinator for the University of Maryland. Five years of experience supporting students and educational departments has laid the foundation for Elia’s strong skill set in program management, counseling, and workforce development.