Kelly Pengelly leverages over 26 years of international higher education and cross-cultural and student development experience both domestically and internationally. Her expertise ranges from developing intercultural competence, student/young professional leadership, global exchange, event programming, service learning and partnership development. She holds an M.A. in Higher Education and Student Development from Taylor University.
Hayley is dedicated to providing leadership development experiences in cross-cultural mentoring. Her experience involves program development for higher education, non-profit and governmental organizations. She currently serves as the Program Coordinator for TechGirls, U.S. Department of State initiative. She has a deep love for the Arabic language and recently returned from Jordan where she acted as the Project Development Manager for Hopes for Women in Education. She also serves as an Education Consultant for the University of Richmond focusing on Student Development. Hayley holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from VCU in Mass Communications & Business Studies.
Dr Sarah Price is the Global Engagement Officer at Bournemouth University. She provides operational support for delivering the University's strategy for global engagement. Sarah supports international partnership developments as well as student and staff mobility projects. Having been an international student herself, as well as having worked all over Europe as part of doctoral work, she is passionate about the global outlook and intercultural competence of staff and students.
Ana Sofia Hofmeyr is a Lecturer of English as a Foreign Language at Kansai University, Japan. She has a BA in Modern Languages and Cultures from the University of Lisbon and an MA in Culture and Identity Studies from the University of St Andrews. She is currently working towards a PhD focused on internationalisation-at-home initiatives and intercultural competence in domestic students through Osaka University.
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 the embedding of internationalisation opportunity across the faculty. Maria’s research interests include internationalisation at home, interculturality, and critical reflective writing and course design.
Emily is an emerging librarian and freelance writer and editor. Raised in Southeast Asia, she is keenly aware of the importance of cross cultural experiences and intercultural communication. She has participated in several intercultural programs with the aim of fostering conversations across cultural boundaries. Emily is passionate about the use of information services to facilitate interdisciplinary and intercultural collaboration. She holds an MLIS from Kent State University.
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.