Rose Honegger has been working as an international education professional at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette since 2003 where she serves as the Associate Director of Global Engagement and the PDSO and RO. She was born and raised in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and first arrived in the United States as an international graduate student in linguistics at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She holds a bachelor’s degree in linguistics from Carleton University, Canada, a master’s degree in linguistics from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and a Ph.D. in Applied Language and Speech Science from University of Louisiana at Lafayette. One of the highlights of her career was to participate in the Fulbright IEA program to Japan in 2019. She has served twice on Fulbright’s National Screening Committee for the Fulbright U.S. Student English Language Teaching Assistantships program. Rose currently serves as a board member for the Fulbright Association’s Louisiana Chapter and as the Vice President of Louisiana TESOL (LaTESOL).