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1-to-1 Writing/Speaking Consultants

Student Consultants in our 1-to-1 Consultations program are skilled at providing targeted and encouraging feedback for clients who use English as an additional language.

2023-2024 Student Consultants


a smiling womanNaomi Letson is a returning student consultant at the ELC. As someone who grew up bilingual (English & Japanese) and across different cultures and continents, she understands the many struggles of adjusting to life and education in a different country and aims to help make this time a little less stressful. Before attending Vanderbilt, Naomi took two gap years to live and volunteer in different countries around the world and has since spent every summer and winter break getting back to her traveling roots! 




a smiling woman Sharon Mendieta Ramirez  is an M.Ed. candidate in the Learning and Design program. She is delighted to be joining the English Language Center’s Student Consultant team this year. During her free time, Sharon enjoys listening to music, watching theatre performances, and reading novels.







a smiling womanNauff Zakaria is a PhD candidate in the Department of Religion. She has also worked at Vanderbilt’s Center for Teaching, coaching graduate student TAs. Additionally, as a volunteer, Nauff facilitates our chatELC conversation group for spouses and partners of members of the Vanderbilt community.