Washington International School

Colegio Internacional de Washington
Ecole Internationale de Washington

Meet Our Team!

Mary Hastings Moore, Director of Admissions and Financial Aid (Email: moore@wis.edu)

Mary Hastings Moore's initial association with our school was as a WIS parent; her two sons are now in college. This year marks her thirteenth year as a member of the WIS Admissions Team. Prior to her arrival at WIS, Mary's career focused on marketing and sales in the telecommunications field. She holds a B.A. and M.A. from George Washington University and is an active volunteer for AFI DOCS Film Festival. When she is not meeting with prospective families, Mary enjoys long distance walks and is an avid Georgetown University soccer fan.

Lauren Wright, Associate Director of Admissions (Email: wrightl@wis.edu)

Lauren Wright earned her B.A. (cum laude) in history from Middlebury College and a master’s degree in library science from the University of Maryland. Before joining the WIS Admissions Team as our primary liaison with applicants to the Middle and Upper Schools, she worked as a librarian, social studies teacher and assistant principal. When Lauren is not working, she enjoys the challenge of creating Italian dishes that her toddler will eat.

Faye Sofie Turini, Admissions Assistant (Email: turini@wis.edu)

Faye Turini graduated with high honors from Emory University. Prior to joining the WIS Admissions Team, Faye taught Pre-Kindergarten in Atlanta, Georgia and worked as a First Grade Assistant Teacher at WIS. She has completed graduate courses at the Metropolitan Museum of Art that focus on teaching inquiry-based art lessons to elementary-aged children. Faye works primarily with applicants to Preschool through Grade 5. As an avid runner, she loves coaching WIS’s Girls on the Run Program after school.

Linda McCarthy-Milone, Admissions Information Coordinator (Email: mccarthy-milone@wis.edu)

Linda McCarthy-Milone holds a B.A. (cum laude) from Mary Washington College and an M.S.F.S. from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service. Since joining the WIS Admissions Team ten years ago, she has helped thousands of families through the admissions process. Linda is our technological expert and can assist with any online application inquiries. She combines two favorite pastimes by photographing her travel adventures with her husband and two sons (both WIS alumni).

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