People profile - ShaJra Austin

ShaJra Austin

ShaJra Austin

Director of Talent

  • Favorite Quote
    “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has.”—Margaret Mead, Social Anthropologist
  • Experience
    Campus Recruiting Leader at Accenture, University of Georgia Office of Admissions (GO DAWGS!)
  • What was your first job?
    I was a hostess in a restaurant my senior year of high school. You wouldn’t believe the monetary bribes people were willing to doll out to get moved up the wait list.
  • First car?
    A red Nissan Stanza nicknamed Stanley because he was very dependable.
  • What attracted you to Slalom?
    The opportunity to create something great and the ability to have fun doing it!
  • I have lived/worked in the following cities…
    Augusta, GA (home of The Master’s), Athens, GA (the heart of the SEC), Atlanta, GA (home of Coca Cola & Krispy Kreme), and Houston, TX (home of the 8th Wonder of the World).
  • Charities, causes, or institutions I support
    I’m passionate about ensuring all children have access to excellent educational options. I’m on the board and an advocate for a national charter school movement called Knowledge is Power Program (KIPP).