Tessa Lane is a Study Abroad Advisor at The University of Texas at El Paso. Since joining UTEP in November 2020, she has served as a selection panelist for the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship and co-manages a team of student engagement interns for her department. Tessa received her BS in Business Administration at the University of Nebraska – Lincoln and her MEd in International Education at Loyola University Chicago. She has studied abroad in England, France, and Vietnam and has traveled to several countries in Europe, Southeast Asia, and the Caribbean. As a RISE Fellow, she looks forward to learning from and collaborating with her peers and other IE professionals. In her free time, Tessa enjoys listening to podcasts, traveling, reading a good book, and spending quality time with her dog and two cats.