Shaunna Payne Gold, GSEHD, EdD ’10, is a 2012 honoree for the Prince George’s County, Md., 40 Under 40 award. She is the founder of Gold Doctoral Consulting, which focuses on doctoral student development and program completion. She is also a professorial lecturer in the masters of educational leadership program at GW. Gold serves as the associate director of assessment programs and student development in the Office of Multi-ethnic Student Education at the University of Maryland.
She received her degrees from James Madison University (BBA), Eastern Mennonite University (M. Div.), and The George Washington University (EdD). She is married to Baltimore native and Ravens fan, and they have one son.