Caitlin Johnson serves as the Sponsored Student & Scholar Coordinator for the office of International Student & Scholar Services (ISSS) at the University of Kentucky International Center. Her passion for international education and intercultural mentorship began during her years at Centre College, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in History and Spanish. She went on to obtain a Master of Science in Higher Education with a focus in International Education at the University of Kentucky. She has had the opportunity to expand her knowledge of the field as a participant in the NAFSA Academy in 2020 and as a recipient of the 2020-2021 inaugural NAFSA RISE Fellowship. She greatly appreciates the professional growth opportunities she has received in partnership with NAFSA, including as a recipient of the 2021 Region VI Advocacy Day Grant and the 2021 Region VI Dorothy Brickman Award for Outstanding New Professional. She currently serves as a member of the 2021-2022 Diversity Abroad Task Force on Career Advancement & Belonging and looks forward to a lifelong involvement in our field of international education!