Woman with shoulder length dirty blonde hair, wearing purple top and white sweater, against a dark background.

Violet Ketskarova

Assistant Director/PDSO
Colburn School
KC IEM, Region XII

Violet is a seasoned student affairs professional and international advisor with extensive experience across multiple institutions of various sizes and academic profiles. As a former international student, she is very familiar with the challenges foreign students and scholars face when arriving in America and strives to make their lives as easy as possible. Violet is currently Assistant Director/PDSO at the Colburn School in Los Angeles, having previously worked at UCLA, Caltech and LA Film School. Before academia, she spent more than 10 in the film industry. Violet is an avid world traveler and loves Formula 1, fine cuisine, fantasy books and TV shows.