After moving to the United States from South Africa, Janine Barrett made her home in Las Vegas and at UNLV. She started working at the university in 1999. While earning her bachelor’s degree in management information systems, she served as a student worker with the Graduate College. After a short stint as a software developer in California, she returned to the Graduate College as a systems analyst and went on to earn dual graduate degrees in management information systems and business administration. Today, she serves as the executive director of graduate systems & operations.