Roopa Rawjee

Roopa Rawjee, EdD

Assistant Vice President of Global Services
Northeastern University
2020 Academy Class 17 Chair, 2019 Academy Class 16 Chair-Designate

Roopa is the assistant vice president, Office of Global Services at Northeastern University in Boston. Previously, she was the primary designated school official (PDSO), alternate responsible officer (ARO), and assistant dean of students at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Roopa’s experiences include teaching high school English and history in India, English as a second language to international students and serving as foreign student adviser at CSU, Northridge and director of ISSS at Bridgewater State University (BSU) in MA. She is an educator at heart and believes that all interactions are learning experiences. She has given numerous presentations at NAFSA Regional Conferences and diversity conferences at BSU, and served on the executive board of the MA Council on International Education (MaCIE). Roopa's leadership roles include serving as past president of MaCIE, BSU's Diversity and Social Justice Implementation Committee, and coach for the NAFSA Academy for International Education in 2016 and 2017. She is the current chair of the NAFSA Academy.