Cover for the March 2024 issue of International Educator magazine

March 2024: Celebrating Student Stories

Eight Women, Eight Life-Changing Experiences
John Gallagher
Global education can be transformative. Here, eight women—former international students or U.S. students who studied abroad—share how their experience changed the way they view their world.
Practice Area Column
International Enrollment Management
Changing Expectations, Changing Approaches
Margaret Beal
In a postpandemic world, recruitment and enrollment professionals share how they are adapting to evolving international student expectations.
Practice Area Column
International Education Leadership
Voices Carry
Mark Toner
Student advocacy can do more than address international students’ needs: It can be a key part of their educational experience.
From the CEO
We Cannot Be Bystanders
Fanta Aw, PhD
In a year when billions of people across the world will exercise their right to vote for a better world, you too have a voice.
Take 5
Take 5: Core Competencies
Meredith Bell
Five international educators talk about the three IE Competencies that they use most in their work.

About International Educator

International Educator is NAFSA’s flagship publication and has been published continually since 1990. As a record of the association and the field of international education, IE includes articles on a variety of topics, trends, and issues facing NAFSA members and their work. 

From in-depth features to interviews with thought leaders and columns tailored to NAFSA’s knowledge communities, IE provides must-read context and analysis to those working around the globe to advance international education and exchange.


NAFSA: Association of International Educators is the world's largest nonprofit association dedicated to international education and exchange. NAFSA serves the needs of more than 10,000 members and international educators worldwide at more than 3,500 institutions, in over 150 countries.

NAFSA membership provides you with unmatched access to best-in-class programs, critical updates, and resources to professionalize your practice. Members gain unrivaled opportunities to partner with experienced international education leaders.