Student Relations Specialist


Shermica Farquhar has been consulting small businesses and large corporations for a decade as a trusted team member and a hired external consultant. Known for her energetic and holistic approach to organization optimization, her work experience spans the Media, Education, Consumer Goods, Non-Profit and Public sectors.

Most recently, Shermica served as the Director of Operations for New Regions for Rocketship Education, where she led their regional expansion. She has designed and executed record-breaking organizational outreach programs for both Teach for America and Entertainment Weekly. While in Accenture’s Talent and Organization Practice, Shermica designed and delivered Change Management and Organization Design Strategies. She is skilled in helping organizations align with both processes and organizational structures to improve operations. She is also an adept trainer, having designed and delivered training for Fortune 500 companies and multi-billion dollar foundations. Shermica utilizes her ability to establish strong relationships with stakeholders to creatively solve problems and improve efficacy.

She holds an MBA from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business with a focus on Strategic Management and Managerial & Organizational Behavior and a B.S. in Business Administration with concentrations in International Business and Marketing from Georgetown University. She is adjunct faculty in American University’s Management Department. Shermica is based in Washington, DC and enjoys dancing, mentoring and traveling which she combines through her Soka Tribe business