People Development

Breaking Records and Building Bridges

May/June 2024 By Shanna Saubert Iconically symbolized by Pierre de Coubertin’s design of five interlaced rings representative of the colors in all nations’ flags, the Olympic Games bring the world together in both official and unofficial diplomatic capacities. It is one of the largest de facto
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IEPC Package: Decision Making

Please note that access to this product expires 60 days after purchase. The International Education Professional Certificate program is structured into packages. This Decision Making package includes the competencies for People Development, Business Acumen, and Data Collection & Analysis. In this
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T&I Author

Position: Trends & Insights (T&I) Author Term Dates: 4–5 month writing assignment Trends & Insights ( T&Is) are written by respected and emerging leaders in the field of international education and from our extended community. These brief articles (1,500 –2,000 words) highlight social, economic
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GSLR Author

Position: Global Studies Literature Review (GSLR) Author Term Dates: May 2024 – February 2025 The Global Studies Literature Review ( GSLR) is a peer-reviewed publication of thought leadership furthering conversations around the NAFSA annual conference theme since 2023. Each issue focuses on a timely
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Celebrating IEM Professional Talia Popovski

In this week’s conversation, we speak with Talia Popovski, Senior Director of International Student Services at Valencia College. Ms. Popovski describes her career path in IEM, opportunities for learning she found through NAFSA, and memorable experiences that reaffirmed her passion for international
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Hiring in Education Abroad: Insights from the Field

As the demand for global learning experiences surges, it is imperative to build diverse, talented teams to assist students on their international education journey. This resource, prepared by the Management Content Coordinator of the Education Abroad Knowledge Community (2023), provides guidance and
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Celebrating IEM Professional Stavroula Boutsis

This conversation, the second in a two-part series, celebrates an accomplished IEM professional. This week, we speak with Stavroula Boutsis, Manager of Saudi Graduate Recruitment and Development at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST). Ms. Boutsis describes her career path in
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Celebrating IEM Professional Emily Kirsch

This conversation, the first in a two-part series, celebrates an accomplished IEM professional. This week, we speak with Emily Kirsch, Director of International Relations and Partnerships for UCLA Extension and Academy Coach for NAFSA. Dr. Kirsch shares how she entered the field of international
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Academy Coaches Positions

Position: Academy Coach Term Dates: August 1, 2024 - December 31, 2025 The Academy for International Education is a year-long professional development program designed to provide newcomers with an introduction to the field of international education and those more experienced with an opportunity to
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