Full Name
Nija Majmudar Meyer
Job Title
Vice President for Enrollment Management
Woodward Academy
Speaker Bio

Nija Majmudar Meyer joined Woodward Academy in 2014 to lead the marketing and communications efforts for this PK-12 independent school with an enrollment of 2,685 and 58% students of color. In this role, Ms. Meyer has been responsible for sharing the Woodward story with all audiences, including prospective families, current families, and alumni, using all available channels including the Academy's website, the Woodward magazine, media relations, advertising, and social media. In 2017, her duties expanded to include Admissions and Financial Aid when she was named the Academy's Vice President for Enrollment Management, responsible for optimizing the student body while generating net revenue for financial sustainability. She leads a highly skilled team dedicated to ensuring an exceptional experience through every step of a family's journey—including inquiry, application, admission, retention, graduation, and beyond. In 2022, Ms. Meyer received the Enrollment Management Association's (EMA) Rising Star Award, honoring educators who have distinguished themselves and/or their schools in the field of enrollment management. She has been a presenter and a panelist for multiple conferences and webinars including NAIS, EMA, SAIS, AISAP, Niche, Veracross, Gravyty, INDEX, and TV Asia, among others.

Ms. Meyer previously served in strategic marketing and consulting roles for The Coca-Cola Company, Andersen Consulting's Strategic Services, and GE Capital. She graduated summa cum laude in 1987 with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Emory University. She was first in her class and received the BBA Award for Academic Excellence, the highest honor given by the business school, as well as the 'Most Outstanding Student in Marketing' award, chosen by faculty. In 1992, she received a master's degree from the Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration. Ms. Meyer and her husband are parents to two Woodward Academy alumni who began their journey in pre-K and graduated in 2019 and 2021, respectively.