Assistant Director of Development, Special Events
Sydney Klavans was hired as assistant director of annual giving at Tulane University in August of 2018.
Prior to joining the Green Wave, Klavans spent two years with the NBA's New Orleans Pelicans as an events intern, before being elevated to a promotions, events and game day operations associate in August of 2017. In her role, she oversaw internal and external giveaway distribution, managed the Junior Pelicans Kids Club and volunteer programs and assisted in the planning and execution of events and grassroots appearances among other responsibilities.
Klavans also has experience as a social media and marketing consultant with Root and Arrow in New Orleans, in addition to internships with the MUSC Shawn Jenkins Children's Hospital in Charleston, S.C., and Hilton Worldwide in Amsterdam, Netherlands.
Klavans earned her bachelor's degree in management from the College of Charleston in 2016.