Chanelle McArthur

Program Specialist

Chanelle McArthur is an international programs specialist supporting various GTI programs. Her responsibilities consist of matters of project management and project automation where she deploys her certification as a Scrum Master to infuse agile principles and processes across various programs.

Chanelle joined the GTI in late 2021. Prior to joining the GTI, she worked in the financial services sector as a project manager and data analyst. She also has experience in the hospitality industry with event coordination and management. Chanelle holds a graduate certificate in Geographic Information Systems (2021) and earned dual Bachelor of Science degrees in Political Science and Science, Technology and Society (STS) from NC State University in 2017.

Prior to transferring to NC State, Chanelle was enrolled at Wake Technical Community College where she participated in an online experience with NASA via the NASA Community College Aerospace Scholars program (NCAS) and was selected to participate in a four-day engineering design workshop at Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC) in Huntsville, AL. While at MSFC, she participated and placed 3rd in a team robotics competition.

Throughout her time as an undergraduate at NC State she worked as a researcher in Marine, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, both contributing as a team member as well as designing several projects on her own. During her senior year, Chanelle was awarded a scholarship from the U.S. Department of State’s Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship program. This scholarship would be the formal beginning of her passion for international education. While studying in China at Zhejiang University‚Äôs Yuquan Campus in the Summer of 2017, she undertook courses in energy geographies, international relations and about the Mandarin language.

Chanelle McArthur