Angela Chung
Former ICC Undergraduate Students
Angela is a freshman at Duke University committed to learning about and spreading intercultural competence. Though still undeclared, she is interested in majoring in international comparative studies or history, with minor in economics. With specific interests in understanding how current perceptions of marginalized groups are shaped by selective historical narratives and media portrayals, she intends to unpack the nuances of Asian-American and non-male experiences.
Carine Ullom, EdD
Former Web Team Lead
Dr. Carine Ullom is Associate Dean of Instructional Innovation at Ottawa University (KS). She has over 20 years’ experience implementing educational technology in higher ed and is at her happiest when these technologies are leveraged in service of global and intercultural competence development among students of all ages through virtual exchange. She also serves on the board of UNICollaboration ( through which she provides faculty development for designing and delivering meaningful virtual exchange (a/k/a telecollaboration) experiences.
Iryna Lambrianides, PhD
Strategy Team

Dr. Lambrianides is active in the international nonprofit and higher education sectors as a leader in strategic planning, program and project management, compliance, evaluation and measurement. Her focus is on advancing education equity, global competence and intercultural understanding. She holds a Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction/International and Intercultural Education from Florida International University.

Maria Hussain
Maria Hussain is an ‘International Tutor’ at Leeds University Business School and a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. Maria has taught a wide range of both home and international students in higher education contexts. Currently, her diverse role includes; working with Study Abroad students, making recommendations on provision for international students and furthermore, the embedding of internationalisation opportunity across her faculty.
Stephanie Mithika
Strategic Assistant Intern
Stephanie Mithika is a recent Politics, Philosophy and Economics graduate of Taylor University. As an international student from Kenya, Stephanie has come to value intercultural competence through her experiences advocating for international students and facilitating intercultural programs during her undergraduate career. She hopes to contribute to research on intercultural competence and collaboration, particularly within the fields of foreign policy and international development.
Islam Karkor
Web Team Lead
Marcela Lapertosa
Former Executive Team
Marcela Lapertosa is a Child Psychologist with a Masters degree in Cross Cultural Psychology. Intercultural facilitator and trainer who led the development of multiple intercultural learning curricula including the AFS Global Competence Certificate, a blended learning program for 18+ study abroad participants. Marcela is a former faculty at the Summer Institute for Intercultural Communication and a certified administrator of the Intercultural Development Inventory.
Dr. Chris Glass
Former Executive Team
Chris is a Professor of the Practice in the Department of Educational Leadership and Higher Education at Boston College where he leads the Executive Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) in Higher Education program and serves as an affiliated faculty member in the Center for International Higher Education (CIHE).