The International Education Leadership Knowledge Community (IEL KC) supports senior international officers and internationalization leaders who provide the vision and build commitment for comprehensive internationalization. To that end, the IEL KC coordinates the delivery of a comprehensive set of sessions, workshops, networking opportunities, and resources for senior leaders.

Leading IZN Network

Explore resources and a discussion forum to actively engage with colleagues.

Explore the LIZN Network

Symposium on Leadership

Internationalization leadership topics for SIOs in a NAFSA Signature Event.

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Kate Jennings

Kate Jennings
Jennings International Education Leadership & Training
Chair, International Education Leadership Knowledge Community
Kate Jennings has over two decades of experience and has held progressive leadership roles in international education at five universities (Vancouver Island University, University of Alberta, Simon Fraser University, Queen’s University, University of Victoria) in three Provinces in Canada...

Jennifer Evanuik, MEd

Jennifer Evanuik
Central Michigan University
Chair-Elect, International Education Leadership Knowledge Community
Jennifer Evanuik is the executive director of the Office of Global Engagement at Central Michigan University. In this role, she oversees comprehensive internationalization, study abroad, international student and scholar services, and international partnerships. Since 2007, Jennifer has held roles...

Kalpen Trivedi, PhD

 Kalpen Trivedi
University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Past Chair, International Education Leadership Knowledge Community
Kalpen Trivedi, PhD, is vice provost for global affairs at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. He is responsible for campus-wide global engagement and exercises operational and strategic oversight of the International Programs Office. He has more than eighteen years of experience in...

Jiangyuan (JY) Zhou, EdD

Jiangyuan (JY) Zhou
James Madison University
2024 Annual Conference Committee Member, IEL KC
Jiangyuan (JY) Zhou, EdD, is the executive director, Center for Global Engagement at James Madison University. Her work focuses on internationalization, faculty empowerment, global learning, and assessment. JY keeps an active research agenda on a new theoretical framework to define and assess...

Aaron Clevenger, EdD

Aaron Clevenger
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Co-Leader, Programs & Events, IEL KC
Aaron Clevenger is the assistant provost of international programs at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University where he provides the university’s vision for comprehensive internationalization. He is an adjunct professor in Security Studies and International Affairs. Clevenger holds a BA in Interpersonal...

Godlove Fonjweng, PhD

Godlove Fonjweng
Prairie View A & M University
Co-Leader, Programs & Events, IEL KC
Dr. Godlove Fonjweng is the executive director of international programs and senior international officer at Prairie View A & M University (PVAMU). He earned a Bachelor's in geochemistry from Swarthmore College, MS/PhD in geology from the University of Pennsylvania (Penn). He served on the faculty...

Eve Duffy, PhD

Eve Duffy
Duke University
Co-Leader, Communications & Engagement (Leading Internationalization (LIZN) Network Leader), IEL KC
Eve Duffy is a higher education administrator with over 20 years of experience in international education. She has been the Associate Vice Provost for Global Affairs at Duke for the past five years. In her role, she oversees the international and area studies units at Duke, manages a diverse...

Douglas Proctor, PhD

Douglas Proctor
Swinburne University of Technology
Co-Leader, Communications & Engagement (Regional Outreach), IEL KC
Douglas Proctor, PhD is Pro Vice-Chancellor (Global Engagement) at Swinburne University of Technology in Melbourne, Australia. He provides institution-wide leadership on global engagement and oversees Swinburne’s global strategy in teaching, research and outreach. A scholar-practitioner in...
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