Emily Ostenson is the Assistant Director of Education Abroad in the International Programs Office at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. She is a graduate of the Professional French Masters Program at the University of Wisconsin Madison, where she received a Master of French Studies in International Education. She studied and worked in several different regions in France for over five years. She currently serves as the Region XI Secretary and is chair of the Mentor/Mentee Committee. She is also a WorldStrides Higher Education Advisory Board member. She was a NAFSA Academy 14 trainee for Region XI and past Vice President for the Massachusetts Council for International Education (MaCIE).