Gabriele Wurmitzer, PhD

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Education Team

Gabriele Wurmitzer, PhD


PhD in German Studies, Duke University

Bachelors and Masters degrees, University of Vermont

Gabriele Wurmitzer, a Duke alumna, is a Program Coordinator for our Education and Workforce Development efforts. In her role, Gabi coordinates the planning, implementation, and operation of student-facing curricular and co-curricular initiatives, including event planning, student outreach, programmatic tracking and assessment, and academic course management. Previously, she was the Project Coordinator for the Duke Reader Project, a cross-disciplinary mentorship initiative, where she facilitated intellectual exchanges between undergraduate students and Duke alumni. Before joining Duke, Gabi gathered extensive administrative experience as admissions and event coordinator at the University of Vermont and as the assistant to the director of a non-profit organization focused on women’s health and professional development in Berlin, Germany. Gabi received her PhD in German Studies from Duke and her Bachelor and Masters degrees from the University of Vermont. She serves on the Duke Triangle Alumni Executive Board, the Women’s Forum Board, is a member of the Duke Alumni DEI Taskforce, and volunteers with the Thomas Mentor Leadership Academy in Durham.