NAFSA 2019 Annual Conference & Expo

Join peers and experts at the premier global professional learning and networking event for all international educators and organizations that support international education for the NAFSA 2019 Annual Conference & Expo, "Global Leadership, Learning, and Change."

Lisa HansingerLisa Hansinger
Saint Joseph's University
Lisa Hansinger is a career counselor in the Career Development Center at Saint Joseph's University. She began her career in human resources as a college recruiter and soon realized her interest and passion were more focused on college student development in higher education. Lisa has travelled abroad to Italy, Portugal and Ireland.


Ayana Pilgrim-BrownAyana Pilgrim-Brown
Temple University
Ayana Pilgrim-Brown is an assistant director of career competencies and an adjunct professor at Temple University’s Fox School of Business. She four professional coaching designations in the areas of career coaching, life purpose coaching, life coaching and holistic health coaching.


Bryan ShealerBryan Shealer
St. Olaf College
Bryan Shealer is an associate director for career education and coaching in the Piper Center for Vocation and Career at St. Olaf College where he focuses on coaching students around careers in business and the fine arts, as well as dedicated support for international students. He is certified as a Global Career Development Facilitator.


Catherine DonohoeCatherine Donohoe
University of Maryland
Catherine Donohoe is a career adviser in the A. James Clark School of Engineering at the University of Maryland, where she coaches U.S. and international students in framing their experience and skills for potential employers. Previously, she administered study abroad programs in Chile and Spain and managed education abroad programs.


Grant LittkeGrant Littke
Penn State
Grant Littke is the director of career services in Penn State’s School of International Affairs. He specialized in the development of international internship opportunities, as well as advised students on a range of domestic internship opportunities with significant international content. He studied international relations at the University of Alberta and at York University, in Canada.


Janell MoraJanell Mora
Arizona State University
Janell Mora is an associate director for international student professional development at Arizona State University where she positively impacts student services, policy, and employer relations for ASU's international student and alumni populations. Janell has over 15 years of higher education experience working at institutions both domestically and abroad.


Julia Bourque

Julia Bourque
Yale University
Julia Bourque is the senior associate director in the Office of Career Strategy at Yale University. She manages the Yale-coordinated domestic and international internship programs and provides career counseling for Yale undergraduates. Julia started at Yale in Fall 2013 as an intern at the Office of International Students and Scholars.


Katie ScheuerKatie D. Scheuer
Temple University
Katie Scheuer is the assistant director for graduate professional development at Temple University’s Fox School of Business, where she serves primarily international students. Katie is actively involved in the Eastern Association of Colleges and Employers and has co-chaired various committees.


Lydia WoodsLydia R. Woods
University of Maryland
Lydia R. Woods is an industry development specialist in the employer relations and professional preparation department within the University Career Center & The President's Promise at the University of Maryland. She provides information on employment and recruiting trends and stays abreast of the career information needs of the various academic departments.


Lynn Sydnor-EppsR. Lynn Sydnor-Epps
University of Delaware
R. Lynn Sydnor-Epps is an associate director for employer relations at the University of Delaware Career Services Center. She is an active Board Committee member for the National Association of Colleges and Employers and a recipient of Fulbright Seminar Award for International Education Administration Program to both Germany and France.


Robert GannoneRobert Gannone
Drexel University
Robert Gannone is a career adviser for the LeBow School of Business at Drexel University. Robert completed a research project on “A Program Review for Evaluating the Career Services Offered to International Students in Preparation for Future Employment Opportunities upon Graduation,” which details the best strategies and recommendations for career services offices to engage international students and prepare them for the U.S. job search.


Staci FowlerStaci Fowler
George Washington University
Staci Fowler is the managing director of employer services within the Center for Career Services at George Washington University. Staci was awarded a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Grant to Germany and France and has participated in university delegations to China and Israel.



Susan KnellSusan Knell
Penn State
Susan Knell is the director for Penn State’s Liberal Arts Career Enrichment Network. Prior to her current position, she worked in the Science Career and International Education office in Penn State’s Eberly College of Science. She is committed to helping students to develop their skills and explore the wide range of career opportunities available to them.


Vera ChapmanVera V. Chapman, PhD
Vera Chapman is a Global Career Development Facilitator (GCDF-I), Certified Career Counselor (CCC), and Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC, MS) who empowers clients of all life phases to design, prepare for, and launch meaningful careers. Originally from South Africa, Chapman’s research focuses on the psychosocial and career development of students who pursue international education.