Adéla Smejkalová
Vice President for Training and Development
Erasmus Student Network, Belgium

Adél is 27 and comes from the Czech Republic. She studied at Masaryk University in Brno and joined ESN in 2017 after she came back from her mobility. Adél was President of ESN Czech Republic in 2020-2022 and Regional Coordinator for Central Europe of ESN International. As Vice President for Development, she is responsible for ESN’s non-statutory events and other project or training related events. Adél is also responsible for topics connected to the network’s development, Social Impact, capacity building and training in the network as well as Youth Work, recognition of volunteering and advocacy in terms of Skills and Employability.

Ahmed Samy
Executive Director of Strategy & Future
Higher Colleges of Technology, UAE

Dr. Samy is the Executive Director of Strategy & Future at the Higher Colleges of Technology in the United Arab Emirates and the Head of their UNESCO-UNEVOC center. A senior accomplished and award-winning executive and advisor with over 20 years of experience in Consulting, Government, Higher Education, and Digital Technologies. He comes with significant board and governance experience in global not-for-profits and national government-led executive boards. A member of two National Executive Boards overseeing Higher Education National Agenda indicators related to international accreditation and graduation rates. He is also the chairman of the global Goodman Award for Excellence in Strategy hosted by the International Association of Strategy Professionals.

Alexandre Argenta
President of BELTA / CEO and Founder of TravelMate Intercâmbio
TravelMate, Brazil

President of BELTA, the Brazilian Educational & Language Travel Association, from 2021 to 2024. Professional experience with International Education goes back to 1994. CEO and founding partner of Travelmate Intercâmbio since 2002. Academic background in Brazil, graduated in Foreign Trade from the Federal University of Paraná, postgraduate degree in Customs Law and Foreign Trade from Univali – Santa Catarina, MBA in Business Management and Marketing from ISAE/FGV – Getúlio Vargas Foundation. Former high school exchange student in the US, married and father of Mell, a future exchange student!

Amy Rutherford
Regional Director, Americas, Middle East, and Europe; Counsellor (Education)
Embassy of New Zealand in Washington, D.C, USA

Amy Rutherford is Regional Director, Americas, Middle East, and Europe at Education New Zealand and Counsellor (Education) at the Embassy of New Zealand in Washington, D.C. Her work involves liaison with governments, universities, and other education stakeholders on education diplomacy initiatives and to progress New Zealand government objectives around international education; promotion of New Zealand as an education destination; and support of internationalisation efforts in New Zealand. She holds a BA and MA from the University of Otago, was an exchange student at the University of Richmond, and also completed a period of language training at Beijing Language and Culture University.

Andrés González
President and Academic Director
Politikum, Ecuador

Dr. Andrés González is a political scientist based in Quito-Ecuador. He obtained his Ph. D. in Political Science and International Relations at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität in Munich and has taught in several universities and high schools in Germany and Ecuador. He is currently the President and Academic Director of POLITIKUM, an independent education corporation focused on citizenship and political education for students of all levels in three languages. He is also the author of the book “Governance for the 21st Century: The Fight Against Corruption in Latin America (LIT Verlag).

Annie Wright
Marketing Communications Director
English UK

Annie Wright has worked in the international education sector for over 25 years. She is currently marketing communications director for English UK, the UK’s national association of accredited English language teaching centres. She started her career in ELT as an events coordinator for a leading B2B trade event for educators and study abroad agents. She was first promoted to a senior director role with English UK in 2007. Annie studied in Newcastle and London and holds a BA in fine art and a MA in arts policy and management. She is committed to supporting education and served as a governor of two inner-London primary schools for seven years.

Arturo Varona
Director of International Relations
Universidad Pontificia Comillas, Spain

Arturo Varona has 20 years of experience in international education. He spent 18 years in China, of which 12 were focused on managing international programs for providers like ACT Education Solutions and Kaplan International Pathways. He has also led EU international education projects like the EIT Digital Master School. Arturo holds a Bachelor´s degree in Computer Engineering and Master´s degrees in Information Technology and Education (e-learning), as well as an Executive MBA from IE Business School. He is currently based in Madrid, Spain, where he is the Director of International Relations at the Comillas Pontifical University.

Arun Thekkedath
Chief Representative Officer
Nuffic Nedo, India

Arun Thekkedath is an experienced Market Entry and Expansion specialist who carries a proven forte in steering student mobility, institutional partnerships, and outreach functions predominantly in the higher education sector. In his current role as Chief Representative Officer – Nuffic Neso, Arun is responsible for the positioning and promoting the Dutch higher education sector in India. Arun is also working closely with the Dutch diplomatic network in the India to keep the bilateral network active. Over the past 14 years, Arun has had the opportunity to lead various projects within the education sector for some of the eminent brands in the industry such as QS, American School Districts Education Association, The Ambassador Platform, International Skill Development Corporation, Alliance University, Texila American University consortium etc.

Baihua Chadwick
Vice-President International
Thompson Rivers University, Canada

Baihua holds a Masters in Management-International and has worked in the British Columbia Post-Secondary Education system at many levels for over 25 years, including working for a university in China. She has extensive experience establishing joint ventures worldwide and has successfully negotiated many international agreements. She is now responsible for one of the largest international programs in Canada. Born and raised in China, Baihua studied in Germany prior to making Canada her permanent home.

Bei Guo
Senior Vice President
EIC Education, China

Ms. Bei Guo is currently the Senior Vice President of EIC Education, one of the largest international education companies in China with over 60 offices all over the world. She has over 12 years of overseas studying and working experience, and obtained her B.A. from the University of Tokyo and MBA from Harvard Business School. Besides her academic achievement and career, she is also active in social works and was awarded the “Rising Talent” by Women’s Forum in France in 2014.

Bobby Mehta
Associate Pro Vice-Chancellor (Global Engagement)
University of Portsmouth, UK

Bobby has worked in the Higher Education sector in the UK since August 1999 and has worked at 3 different universities and where he has held a number of different positions. In April 2017 Bobby joined the Global team at the University of Portsmouth where he now holds the position of Associate Pro Vice-Chancellor (Global Engagement). During Bobby’s time working in the Higher Education sector in the UK he has gained a lot of experience from working in different markets around the globe and he has also done a lot of cross sector work and is currently Chair of the British Universities International Liaison Association (BUILA).

Ceren Genc
Team Leader, International Student Admissions
Utrecht University, Netherlands

Ceren Genc is the Team Leader for International Student Admissions at Utrecht University and the Chair of the Expert Community ‘Admission and Recognition’ of www.eaie.org. Over the years Ceren has built up a strong network in international higher education and has gained expertise in different aspects of internationalisation, working both at prominent universities and in the private sector. She was awarded the EAIE Rising Star Award in 2016. Ceren was part of the team winning the PIEoneer of the Year award in 2019, when she was working for the NGO SPARK, providing higher education opportunities for refugees.

Christina Bosilo
Brock International, Canada

Christina Bosilo, Director of Brock International, has more than 15 years of experience in post-secondary education, including recruitment, admissions and student awards. Christina has a deep understanding of the impact that effective internationalization can have, and the importance of embedding this work throughout many academic, administrative, and student experiences. Christina re-joined Brock International after 5 years in the Office of the Registrar, as Director of Admissions. Prior to her role in Admissions, Christina spent 11 years in International Services, in support services for international students, student mobility and strategic partnership experience. She received her education at Brock with a Masters in Political Science (International Relations specialization), and a Bachelor’s degree in History and Political Science.

David Turner
College Counselor
Dwight School Dubai, UAE

Approaching his third decade in education, David is deeply committed to communities and the culmination of voices, opinions, cooperative endeavors and collective outcomes which he believes are essential in furthering international education. Presently he serves a terrific school community at the Dwight School Dubai serving as the university and career counselor. Other educational and community tethers include membership in a regional counselor group of a few hundred dedicated supportive colleagues; David also co-chairs a regional NAFSA Middle East Interest Group supporting more than 500 higher education members; he regularly engages with EdTech companies, event and media agencies, universities as well as with other international counselors to celebrate and support his colleagues and their school communities.

Eero Loonurm
Head of International Marketing
Estonian Education and Youth Board, Estonia

Eero Loonurm has been active in higher education internationalisation for nearly 15 years. His responsibilities in the Estonian Education and Youth Board include the development and execution of the national higher education marketing strategy for "Study in Estonia" and representing Estonia in communications-related working groups on the state level and European level. He is the marketing and communications expert in promoting Europe as a study destination for the European Commission project “Study in Europe”.

Elizabeth Drake
Vice President, Global Marketing
Amerigo Education, USA

Elizabeth (Beth) Drake is the Vice President of Global Marketing at Amerigo Education. Amerigo delivers homestay and residential secondary programs in the US and in Canada. She leads a global team to execute the marketing functions and deliver the sales goals for the organization. Beth has extensive experience in international education, having started her career with CIEE and then moving on to Study Group and then UTP High Schools as COO. Beth is passionate about international education and is grateful for the opportunity to impact young minds and lives all around the world.

Florian Hummel
Vice-Rector for International Affairs
IU International University, Germany

Florian Hummel is Vice-Rector for International Affairs at IU International University, Germany’s largest University, where he holds a Professorship (Strategy). Having graduated from the University of Brighton and Cranfield University, Prof. Hummel began his professional career in a multi-national company before moving into higher education. He pursued a Doctor of Education at The University of Sheffield and for the past 20 years, he has worked at various Universities - as faculty member, Dean, Vice-President, and CEO. He has been an external examiner at several UK Universities. His area of interest lies in international HigherEd collaboration, dual degrees, articulations & pathways.

Gavin Millar
Assistant Principal and International Student Director
Nayland College, New Zealand

Gavin has had 30 years of experience in education with the last 10 years being dedicated to the international space. He has held numerous leadership roles with the New Zealand education system, with particular reference to the High School environment. He has also worked in the non-profit sector as Director for Big Brothers Big Sisters in New Zealand. Currently as International Director at Nayland College, Gavin is responsible for the marketing, recruitment and pastoral care of the international students attending the College from various countries around the world. Gavin is passionate about international globalisation and providing opportunities for students to experience different cultures.

Isaac Garcia-Sitton
Executive Director, International Student Enrolment, Education & Inclusion
Toronto Metropolitan University, Canada

Isaac Garcia-Sitton is a respected leader in the Higher Education sector with over 18 years of experience in international relations and business development. An accomplished former diplomat, he currently serves as the Inaugural Executive Director, International Student Enrolment, Education & Inclusion at Ryerson University in Toronto. Isaac’s efforts to positively impact immigrant communities has been recognized by being named one of the “10 Most Influential Hispanic Canadians” in 2018 and as a RBC’s Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Award winner in 2020. Additionally, he was recently elected to the Board of Directors of the Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE) and as 2021-22 Chair of the International Network Leadership Team of the University Professional and Continuing Education Association (UPCEA). He is currently pursuing a PhD in Education at York University and his research interest is immigration policy making as it relates to the recruitment and retention of international students in Canada.

Jeanette Cheah
CEO & Founder
HEX, Australia

Jeanette Cheah is the founder and CEO of HEX, an award-winning and impact-focused EdTech company that grows the exponential intelligence of the future workforce through skills and mindset-based programs for students. Recently listed as one of Australia’s Top 100 Innovators, she is also a regular guest lecturer, keynote speaker, and an advocate for tech inclusion and diversity in business worldwide. Jeanette has represented Australia at the G20 Young Entrepreneurs Alliance in Argentina, was a Telstra Business Women’s Awards finalist, and in 2021 was named a 40 Under 40 Most Influential Asian-Australian, winning the category for Entrepreneurship.

Jewell Green Winn
Senior International Officer and AIEA Past President
Tennessee State University, USA

Dr. Jewell Green Winn has over thirty-five years of experience in education. She provides leadership to the office of International Affairs at Tennessee State University as the Senior International Officer, and Chief Diversity Officer. Dr. Winn holds the Doctorate of Education, Master of Public Administration and Bachelor of Business Administration degrees. Her research interests include the intersection of diversity and international affairs, global strategies for minority serving institutions, cultural competence in theory and practice, and the acculturation of international students. She has authored and co-authored articles and book chapters relative to diversity and internationalization efforts at Historically Black Colleges and Universities. She is the President of the Association of International Education Administrators; serves on the American Council on Education Women’s Network Advisory Council, the Association of Public Land Grant Universities Commission on International Initiatives, the Tennessee Diversity Consortium, and Alignment Nashville. She is also a member of Diversity Abroad, the Forum on Education Abroad, Women in Higher Education in Tennessee, and other civic/social organizations.

Kalpen Trivedi
Vice Provost for Global Affairs Director, International Programs Office
University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA

Kalpen Trivedi is Vice Provost for Global Affairs at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, where he leads campus-wide initiatives for global engagement and directs the International Programs Office. He has nearly two decades of experience in international education with particular expertise in managing global partnerships, program design and evaluation, global operations and risk management, and international health and safety. Recognized as an AIEA Presidential Fellow (2019-20) and IIE’s SIO of the Year (2021), Trivedi serves in leadership positions with AIEA, NAFSA, and APLU. Trivedi was educated in India and the U.K., with degrees from Gujarat University, the University of Oxford, the University of Cambridge, and the University of Manchester.

Kam Chohan
Executive Director
ECIS, the Educational Collaborative for International Schools, UK

Kam Chohan joined ECIS in February 2018 as Chief Operating Officer and became Executive Director in August 2020. With an impressive background in education and leadership, Kam is a learning leader and brings insight, wisdom, and compassion to the role. She has demonstrated the ability to build meaningful, lasting relationships that contribute to personal and organisational development and improvement. Kam is a passionate educator and enjoyed lecturing in mathematics and business. She holds qualifications and experience in Leadership and Professional Development. As an example of her commitment to student learning, Kam worked with the UK Government’s Behaviour Insights Team to apply the Nudge Theory to improve student outcomes on a national level. As Chief Operating Officer for ECIS, Kam demonstrated, high aptitude for financial reporting, forecasting, analytical ability, scenario analysis, and financial implications of business and educational models. Kam is committed to social justice and equity through diversity, inclusion, and intercultural understanding in international education. Kam is the recipient of the NEASC 1885 Award for Exemplary Service to Education.

Kamila Szalast
Director of Marketing and Recruitment
Lancaster University Leipzig, Germany

As Director Marketing and Recruitment at Lancaster University Leipzig, Kamila leads the strategic direction, management and growth of marketing, student recruitment and admissions activities. Originally from Poland, Kamila has worked in the international education industry for over 10 years and held various leadership and student recruitment roles. She has got multifaceted strategic sales and marketing experience, including extensive channel management from multiple countries. During her last post as the Navitas Regional Manager for Africa she worked and lived in Lagos, Nigeria, where she headed the regional office.

Kathryn Skelton
Associate Director
Unthinkable, UK

Kathryn Skelton is Associate Director at Unthinkable, where she works on digital strategies with public and private organisations across the education and cultural sectors. A specialist in online learning, edtech and digital transformation, Kathryn started her career at The OU before helping to found social learning platform FutureLearn in 2012. There, she headed up strategy development, data and insights, taking the company from start-up to Europe’s largest private edtech funding round in 2019. Kathryn is also on the board of Ada, the National College for Digital Skills, and a founding member of the Business Women in Education network.

Kylie Ebert
Director Employability & Graduate Success
Macquarie University, Australia

Kylie Ebert is the Director Employability & Graduate Success at Macquarie University in Australia. With over 25 years’ experience in universities across a variety of positions, she has broad and deep experience in the higher education sector. Kylie is most passionate about student and graduate success, quality work integrated learning, career and employability coaching, and effectively leveraging technologies to achieve scale and impact in service. She is recognised for leading teams to deliver improvements and new initiatives across the student lifecycle, and is also committed to developing strong collaborative partnerships with key stakeholders.

Kylie Colvin
Chief Strategy and Operations Officer
University of Nottingham, Malaysia

Currently responsible for designing and implementing strategic initiatives, business planning and operations for the University of Nottingham Malaysia. Executive Member of UK Overseas Branch Campus Network and Board of Edutech Asia. Kylie has worked in higher education for more than 20 years specialising in co-designing and implementing values-based strategies with broad stakeholder groups.

Liza Manousis
Global Education, South Africa / Zimbabwe

Liza Manoussis is a global citizen, author, entrepreneur, and founder of Global Education. Liza focuses on assisting students in their quest to achieve their goals regarding studying internationally by helping them with the process of applying to various universities and colleges around the world. Her team also supports students with visa applications and other aspects of their transition to their host country. Global Education sets the standard in international education, providing students with expertise to help them get the most out of their experience by contracting with universities around the globe. Today, Liza resides in South Africa, although she is frequently on the road to meet with students and universities. She works to continually improve the Global Education experience for her clients and their families.

Lucia Brajkovic
Education Specialist, Education Global Practice
World Bank Group, Croatia

Dr. Lucia Brajkovic is an Education Specialist with the Education Global Practice at the World Bank. She is also the Executive Director of the Higher Education Initiative for Southeastern Europe and serves on boards and committees of several international education organizations. Prior to joining the World Bank she worked as a Senior Research Specialist for the American Council of Education in Washington, DC. Lucia holds a Ph.D. from the Institute of Higher Education, University of Georgia, USA, where she was a Fulbright Fellow, and an MA in philosophy and sociology from the University of Zagreb, Croatia. Her research focuses on higher education internationalization and global engagement; political economy and higher education systems in post-socialist countries of Central and Eastern Europe; higher education finance; and education and skills development in lagging regions. Her work has been published in international peer-reviewed journals and other venues, including European Journal of Higher Education, Policy Reviews in Higher Education, European Foreign Affairs Review, International Higher Education, and Encyclopedia of International Higher Education Systems and Institutions.

Ly Tran
Deakin University, Australia

Ly Tran is a Professor in the School of Education, Deakin, Australia. Her research focuses on international students across the ELICOS, school, VET and HE sectors, international student graduate employability, the education-migration nexus, student mobilities and public diplomacy, geopolitics of international education and staff professional learning in international education. Ly was named as one of Vietnam’s 50 Most Influential Women 2019 by Forbes Vietnam (Research-Education Category). She won the Inaugural Shining Star Achievement in Research Award in the Noam Chomsky Global Connections Awards for her contribution to international education.

Maria Spies
HolonIQ, Australia

Maria is Co-CEO of HolonIQ, the world's leading platform for impact intelligence. HolonIQ’s intelligence platform is shaping the global impact economy, accelerating social and economic outcomes around the world. Our data and insights power growth, innovation and risk intelligence for forward thinking governments, institutions, organizations and investors. Prior to HolonIQ, Maria led digital learning futures for a global education company, envisioning new futures for education through investment and research projects about the future of learning, such as Global EdTech Landscape and Higher Education Digital Transformation. Maria has worked in public and private higher education for over 20 years in the APAC region specializing in transforming education through technology. Maria has built and led global innovation teams, driving innovation in curriculum, teaching and the student experience in over 50 countries.

Martha Johnson
Executive Vice President For Academic Affairs and Provost

Martha Johnson is the Executive Vice President and Provost for CEA CAPA, a global education abroad provider. She has worked in education abroad since 1991, most recently as the Assistant Dean for Learning Abroad at the University of Minnesota. Martha holds a PhD in American Studies from the University of East Anglia in Norwich, England, and regularly presents at international conferences. She previously served in leadership roles, and has been active in, NAFSA, the Forum on Education Abroad, Diversity Abroad, the Global Leadership League, and the Fund for Education Abroad. She is currently serving a term on the Board of Directors for the Forum.

Michelle Doyle
General Manager China
Shorelight Education, China

Michelle Doyle has more than 16 years of experience in the international education sector. She began working in the sector with Cambridge Education Group, leaving as Country Manager of student recruitment after eight years to join a start-up company Student.com. As the Asia General Manager of Student.com, Michelle participated in and guided its evolution over six years as a student accommodation booking platform with a global reach. After that, Michelle joined Pearson as the VP of PTE in the Greater China Market to drive growth in the digital era. She is currently based in Chengdu, where she is the China General Manager of Shorelight Education.

Namita Mehta
The Red Pen, India

Namita established and led the University Guidance Counseling Department at B.D. Somani International School, Mumbai. At The Red Pen, Namita assists students in planning their educational journey, while also building a talented team and evaluating quality partners to expand our reach for students. She also specialises in training applicants for the Oxbridge interview process. Namita believes education creates impactful change and global citizens who appreciate different cultures. While she works with plenty of Ivy League and Oxbridge admits, her goal is to guide students to find their best-fit institution so that they are happy, thrive and achieve their long-term goals. As a thought leader, Namita has spoken on several panels, including those organised by HSBC, Ashoka University, O.P. Jindal Global University, International Career & College Counselling (IC3) Network and more. She shares her expertise through a column in the Mid-Day and has been a featured writer for ET Panache, Hindustan Times, The Mint, Mumbai Mirror, HT Brunch, Indian Express, The Tribune, Businessworld and others.

Pii-Tuulia Nikula
Principal Academic
Te Pūkenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology, New Zealand

Dr Pii-Tuulia Nikula is a Principal Academic at Te Pūkenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology, where she lectures on sustainable organisations and research methods. She has over twenty years of international education experience, as a practitioner, researcher, lecturer, tutor, and student. Most of Pii-Tuulia's research focuses on education agents, climate mitigation and teaching international students. She has co-edited two books 'Sustainable Education Abroad: Striving for Change' and ‘Student Recruitment Agents in International Higher Education’. Pii-Tuulia is a co-founder of Climate Action Network for International Educators (CANIE) and an Associate Editor of Journal of International Students.

Sanam Arora
Founder and Chairperson
National Indian Students and Alumni Union, UK

Sanam Arora is the founder and chairperson of the National Indian Students and Alumni Union UK (NISAU). She is also the chief architect of the Achievers Honours and a consistent voice championing for international students in the UK. Professionally, she is a senior strategist to the Investment Management industry, providing transformation advice to global asset & wealth management houses. For her work towards the welfare of young Indians abroad and promoting the India-UK educational relationship, Sanam has won numerous awards, including most recently the prestigious PIEoneer award for Outstanding Contribution to the Industry and the Honorary Studentship of the London School of Economics SU.

Selçuk Atmaca
Vice General Manager
EgitimAL Education Counselling Services, Turkey

Selcuk is the vice general manager of EgitimAL Education Counselling Services that is a well-known and one of the most prestigious international education agency of Turkey. He has a bachelor’s degree in Physics Engineering from Ankara University. Selcuk has over 10 years of management experience in the field of international education. He has worked across different levels of the international education field from agency management to regional sales and marketing specialist for the global education providers. As vice general manager of EgitimAL Education Counselling Services, he is responsible for the general coordination of the company, external relations, event organizations and student recruitment from Turkey with insider knowledge and expertise.

Sonya Singh

I am the president of AAERI Australia Chapter since 2018. I am the Founder and Managing Director of SIEC Education founded in 1995 in India . An international student recruitment Agency based out of India and Australia with 26 Branch offices across India , Pakistan , Bangladesh , Nepal , Canada and UK. At SIEC we recruit for Institutes across Australia , Canada , Dubai , Japan , Europe , Singapore , UK and USA managing approximately 500+ partnerships. I also lead an Edtech team at SIEC to make it a truly global company going into the 21st century and beyond. 95% of SIEC Team is comprised of young , motivated women and I have helped create training and mentoring programs that would empower them with life skills at both professional and personal level. I have regularly presented at AIRC ( American International Recruitment Council ) and hosted a number of events for AAERI Australia chapter. International Education is my passion and we are now advising the next generation of students and parents who challenge us to become better at what we do on a daily basis. I founded SIEC Migration , SIEC Internships , SIEC Test Prep and ACCT ( Associate College of Career Training ) to support our students through their journey of tertiary education in India or overseas. We have transitioned successfully from just being an international student recruitment agency to being a corporate entity that has created an eco system that is relevant to the needs of any student between the age of 16 – 30.

Suryani Halim
Director of Networking and Partnership
Universitas Ciputra, Indonesia

Always look for the opportunity in development industry, Suryani had a strong leadership in academic experience learning and business consultancy. Now served as coordinator for Entrepreneurship in Indonesia Career Center Network and a member in International Office Indonesia University. The goals of both organizations are for society improvement. Born in Pangkalpinang, Indonesia 19th November 1967, Suryani married to Rony Tjandra Djaja and have 1 son, William Tjandra Djaja. They are her whole world to pursue happiness. With a background in banking since 1992 and IFC World Bank Group (2005-2007), she established career in Universitas Ciputra Surabaya, Indonesia since 2007. The first area to handle was Entrepreneurship center and Business Incubator (2007 to 2016). Then she was promoted to manage International Office and Career Center as Head of Networking & Partnership Department for Universitas Ciputra from 2016 to current. Suryani believed in creating opportunity for young generation to reach global education will in turn creates a better world.

Vern Granger
Director of Admissions
University of Connecticut & Chair of National Association for College Admission Counseling, USA

Vern Granger is Director of Admissions at the University of Connecticut (UConn). In his current role, he works on UConn’s worldwide outreach to high-achieving and diverse students, its selection process, development of the university admission process and practices, the transition of new students, and the advancement of UConn’s position as one of the preeminent institutions in the country. Vern is also Chair of the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC). He received his undergraduate degree from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, and his master’s degree from North Carolina State University.

Vicky Muzi Li
Director of International Partnership and Recruitment
University of Western Ontario, Canada

Dr. Vicky Muzi Li is an international education professional. Vicky holds a doctoral degree in Education from the University of Western Ontario. She has over 16 years’ success experience in admission and recruitment, marketing, business and program development. She draws on her practical experience as a person who has worked in Asia, studied in Canada, and has traveled extensively around the world. agent and staff training, higher education enrolment management and academic consulting.