Global Learning Lab

NAFSA’s Global Learning Lab is a one-day professional development program for international educators designed to build awareness and strengthen skills in advancing global learning.

NAFSA Global Learning Lab

Global learning prepares students for the interconnected global economy, a top priority for universities and professional programs around the world. To meet the challenge, on-going institutional and program changes are necessary in curriculums, partnerships, faculty competencies, and much more.

Global Learning Lab 2020

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Global Learning Lab 2019

The NAFSA 2019 Global Learning Lab brought together deans, faculty members, senior international officers, and scholar-practitioners from around the world to discuss strategies for incorporating global competencies into learning across the curriculum.

Montse Fuentes, PhD

Montse Fuentes
University of Iowa
Keynote Speaker, Global Learning Lab
Montse Fuentes, Ph.D., joined the University of Iowa as executive vice president and provost in June 2019. She came to the UI from Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU), where she served as dean of the College of Humanities and Sciences. Before joining VCU in 2016, Fuentes was head of the...

Sukant Misra, PhD

sukant misra
Texas Tech University
Facilitator, Global Learning Lab
Sukant Misra current serves as Vice Provost for International Affairs at Texas Tech University. His responsibilities encompass all functions of the Office of International Affairs, including the academic center in Seville, Spain. He was also responsible for the establishment of the Texas Tech...

Amir Reza, PhD

Amir Reza
Babson College
Facilitator, Global Learning Lab
Amir Reza is the dean of the Babson Academy for the Advancement of Global Entrepreneurial Learning (Babson Academy), a dedicated unit within Babson College that inspires change in the way universities, specifically their faculty and students, teach and learn entrepreneurship. In this role, he is...

Michelle Soledad, PhD

michelle soledad
Virginia Tech
Facilitator, Global Learning Lab
Michelle Soledad is the Director of Communications and International Engagement in the Department of Engineering Education at Virginia Tech, where she is responsible fordirecting the Rising Sophomore Abroad Program,developing and implementing communications strategies, and identifying, developing...