Meet the Admission Team
Mrs. Russillo is NDA's Director of Enrollment. Her pride for her alma mater runs deep, as she believes that the NDA experience is ideal for girls, a place to develop, thrive and excel. Mrs. Russillo brings a unique perspective to the role having served in a variety of capacities at the Academy including: Director of Strategic Integration and Brand Experience, Assistant Principal for Academics, IB Coordinator, English Department Chair and English Teacher. Before beginning her career at NDA, Mrs. Russillo worked at the Boston Bar Journal as Associate Editor. She earned a B.A. in English from Penn State University and an M.A. from Simmons College.
Alejandra joined NDA on September 2019 as the Assistant Director of Admissions Operations. Born in Argentina, yet having lived in Buenos Aires and Boston for an even amount of time, Alejandra earned her BA in French and Spanish with a dual minor in Latin American Studies and Cultural Anthropology as well as her MS in College Student Development and Counseling from Northeastern University. Alejandra's professional career has taken her in a diversified academic journey from leading a Latin@ cultural center to promoting and running volunteer and language programs internationally to serving as the Assistant Director of Student Life at NYU's global site in Buenos Aires, Argentina, to assisting 8th grade students apply and matriculate to rigorous high schools to overseeing Enrollment and the Nutrition program at a charter school.