Heather Thompson

Heather Thompson

Director, Education Abroad
The University of Texas at Austin

Heather Thompson is the director of education abroad at The University of Texas at Austin. She is responsible for the coordination and development of reciprocal exchanges, affiliations, and a wide array of customized programs that span the 14 academic colleges and schools. She leads a team of 18 study abroad professionals responsible for student advising and academic collaboration. Heather has been involved with education abroad since 1994. She is actively engaged in NAFSA: Association of International Educators and presents regularly at national conferences on topics related to access, diversity, and financial aid.