Learn more about Comm Lead with these Q & A Sessions

Are you thinking of applying to the Communication Leadership Master’s Program?

We’re here to help you decide — and set you up for success in your application — with a variety of admissions events throughout the fall and winter.


Student-led Q&A Sessions

Curious about diverse student experiences at Comm Lead? Comm Lead Ambassadors will talk about the two degree tracks, grad student life at UW, early, mid-career and international student experiences, and answer your questions during these open Zoom sessions:

January 11th, 2021 – 4-5 p.m. PST (International Student Experiences)

Register today!

Questions? Email Khyati Mehta at


Information Sessions

Hear more about Comm Lead and get to know some of our faculty, staff, and students who will alternate as hosts for these information sessions. These sessions are great opportunities to ask questions about requirements, opportunities, experiences and strategies for a successful application.

January 21st, 2021 – Noon-1 p.m. PST

February 18th 2021 5-6 PM PST

March 12th 2021, 5-6 PM PST

April 16th 2021 6-7 PM PST

Register today!

Questions? Email Khyati Mehta at!


Past Events

December 18, 2020 Student-led Live Q & A:

Hear student stories from Comm Lead ambassadors and learn more about the early and mid-career professional experiences at Comm Lead in this session.

December 9, 2020 Info Session and Live Q&A:

Join Anita Verna Crofts, Associate Director, Heather Werckle, Assistant Director of Academic Services, and Liyao Zhao, Head of Outreach of the Communication Leadership program as they talk about different aspects of the program and answer questions live!


Virtual Open House on November 20, 2020:

This open house is a fantastic opportunity to learn more about how the program prepares you for a career rooted in impactful storytelling, whether it involves community and leadership, communication and culture, advocacy, marketing, content strategy, user experience, or media production.


Career Panel on October 29, 2020:

Our panelists Yvonne Xiao (UX Content Designer, Microsoft), Brittany Hoffman (Diversity & Inclusion Strategy Partner, T-Mobile), Sarahy Sigie (Technical Writer & Digital Communications, Senior Manager, Barefoot Books), and Juancho Misa (Content Designer, Facebook) shared insights for Navigating and Launching a Career in Communications Amidst a Pandemic.


January 27, 2020 Live Q & A:

Director Ekin Yasin, Associate Director Anita Verna Crofts, Assistant Director Heather Werckle, and Head of Outreach Liyao Zhao answer your questions about the program and how to make your application shine.


December 14th 2020 Live Q & A for International Students:

Head of Outreach Liyao Zhao and International Students answer questions about Comm Lead, with a specific focus on international students.


You can watch more Comm Lead info sessions and event videos on our YouTube channel. If you’re ready to apply, here’s how to get started.

And we’re always here to answer your questions via email at

Alex StonehillLearn more about Comm Lead with these Q & A Sessions
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