International Educator (IE) is the flagship bimonthly magazine of NAFSA: Association of International Educators. IE maintains the highest standards of intellectual quality, editorial excellence, and design to service its readers who are working worldwide to advance international education and exchange.

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Cover Story

IE Jan/Feb10 Cover story

The Unprivileged Child

By Susan Ladika

Education for girls and women is not always a priority in many parts of Africa. But students and faculty, with the support of their universities and a number of nongovernmental organizations, are striving to help the continent and improve equity of opportunity.

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IE Jan/Feb10

Global Community

By Christopher Connell

In tough times, internationalization poses challenges and opportunities for community colleges.

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In Focus

IE Jan/Feb10 InFocus
In the Face of Adversity
M. Neelika Jayawardane

In Brief

  • Fall 2009 International Student Enrollment Data
  • Business Leaders Rate the Value of International Experience
  • Living Abroad Found to Enhance Creativity
  • Report Analyzes Global Competition for Mobile Students
  • AASCU Warns that U.S. Competitiveness May Be Falling Behind
  • New Volunteer Leaders Take Office
  • NAFSA Launches Online Learning
  • Open Doors Study Shows Record High Numbers of International Students in United States; Americans Increasingly Study Abroad
  • International Students Contribute $17.6 Billion to U.S. Economy

From the Editors

Employing Optimism

By Christopher Murphy

Education Abroad

Managing Quality Internships Abroad: A Case Study

By Heidi Soneson


Educational Exchange in the Midst of Culture Wars

By Ronald E. Neumann

Voices: Martha Kanter, Under Secretary of Education

A Renewed Commitment to International Education

By Elaina Loveland

Foreign Student Affairs

Helping Students Maximize Work Opportunities After Graduation

By Eve Katz


Transforming Internationalization Through Partnerships

By Susan Buck Sutton

Special Section on Career and Educational Advancement

Where the Jobs Are

By Darlene Bremer

The Rise of Senior International Officers
By Alan Dessoff