Meet the Professional Staff

Ann Dachs

Director of the Pre-College Programs

Ann is the Director of Pre-College Programs at Barnard as well as a Senior Admissions Officer for the Barnard College Office of Admissions. She received her JD degree from Columbia Law School and is a Barnard alumna, class of ’81. Born and raised in NYC, Ann is an avid lover of the Upper West Side, Pilates, historical fiction, and foreign films. In the summertime, Ann enjoys traveling (once PCP is done, of course!) and sunscreen. 

Lizeth Jaramillo

Associate Director for Residential Life and Pre-College Programs

Lizeth is a New York City native born and raised in Queens, NY. As a first generation college student, Lizeth received a BA in Psychology from William Paterson University in 2009 and an MA in Counseling from Centenary College in 2013. Lizeth was actively engaged in residence life departments since undergrad beginning her reslife journey as an RA primarily in first year communities. Prior to Barnard, Lizeth has held professional positions at NYU and The Juilliard School.  Lizeth enjoys blue water beaches, spin class, walking miles and miles in NYC, traveling and being a dog mom of an adorable pit bull. 

Elizabeth Williams

Assistant to the Director of Pre-College Programs

Elizabeth hails from Chicago, Illinois and graduated in 2016 with honors from Barnard College. She holds a BA in Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies with a concentration in Race and Ethnic Studies. During her time as an undergraduate, Elizabeth worked as a Head Barnard Student Admissions Representative, an Office Assistant for the Women's Studies Department, and served on the Athena Center Student Advisory Board. As a former PCP student herself (YWLI '11) and the 2015 Program Coordinator for the Young Women's Leadership Institute, she's passionate about sharing all that PCP has to offer with interested students and parents. She spends her free time exploring New York City parks, watching the latest Netflix or HBO series, and training for the next triathlon.