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Above from left to right: Steve Kay, May Azcarraga, Timothy Dennler-Church, Portia Boyle, Allan Kamuyu, Jeremy Lawson, Meghan Hawkins, Heidi Hannah, Alisa Teofilo, Jessica Velasquez, Kelsey Bolinger, Feruza Ghias

The Ambassadors are working with Global Initiatives staff to promote study abroad opportunities through a variety of creative initiatives and events throughout the academic year. 

Current Study Abroad Ambassadors

Abdirisak Mohamud, Pre-Major, Class of 2017
Scientific Explorations of Art and Architecture in Italy and France

Allan Kamuyu, Pre-Major, Class of 2017
Scientific Explorations of Art and Architecture in Italy and France

Allison Pace, Community Psychology, Class of 2018
Honors Rome: Staging the City: Performance, Power and Identity in Rome from Empire to Mussolini

Alvin Duong, Cellular and Molecular Biology, Class of 2018
CIEE Paris Open Campus 

Amanda Morgan, Biology, Class of 2017
Andes to the Amazon: Biodiversity, Conservation, and Sustainability in Peru

Billeh Scego, Pre-Major, Class of 2019
University for Foreigners Program in Perugia

Brianna Nguyen, Health Studies, Class of 2017
CHID Sardinia: Island Migrations, Health, and Social Justice

Brittney Phanivong, Science, Technology, and Society, Class of 2018
English London: Spring in London

Camille Tiotuico, Pre-Major, Class of 2020
Engineering Japan: Exploring in the Heart of High-Tech

Clayton Avalos, Law, Economics, and Public Policy, Class of 2018
Honors Berlin: Negotiating Identities and Mediating Community

Cody Thorne, Health Studies and Law, Economics and Public Policy, Class of 2017
CHID Sardinia: Island Migrations, Health, and Social Justice

Courtney Chagolla, Health Studies, Class of 2017
Family & Child Nursing South Korea - Korean Culture, Immigration, & Health

Esther Ndungu, Pre-Major, Class of 2019
Critical Perspectives on Ecotourism in Tanzania

Elaine Vu-Phan, Pre-Major, Class of 2017
STEM France: Scientific Explorations of Art and Architecture in France

Feruza Ghias, Community Psychology, Class of 2017
Russian as a Second Language
CHID: Sardinia: Island Migrations, Health and Social Justice

Galina Adams, Global Studies, Class of 2018
Gender, Culture and Human Rights in India

Gloria Gonzalez-Zapata, Law, Economics and Public Policy, Class of 2020
Gender, Culture and Human Rights in India

Hannah Dinero, Global Studies, Media and Communication Studies, Class of 2018
Communication Spain: Understanding Spain through Written and Visual Communication

Helen Kapitonenko, Society, Ethics and Human Behavior, Class of 2017
CIEE Summer Moroccan Studies

Isabel Santini, Mathematical Thinking and Visualization, IMD, Class of 2018
CHID France: Thinking Visually, Seeing Critically: Making Art Work in Lyon 

Jakob Wilter, Pre-Major, Class of 2020
Music Spain: Sonic Spain - Music, Histories, and Cultures

Jamie Clark, Global Studies, Class of 2017
Globalization and the Societies of Southeast Asia, Thailand

Jasmine Johnson, Biology, Class of 2017
Reconciliation via Digital Storytelling in the US and South Africa

Jennifer Sims, Health Studies, Class of 2017
CHID Sardinia: Island Migrations, Health, and Social Justice

Jeremy Lawson, Computer Science & Society, Ethics and Human Behavior, Class of 2017
CHID Georgia Romania: Conflicting Currents - Romania and Georgia in a Turbulent Black Sea

Jessica McGarvie, Law, Economics and Public Policy, Class of 2018
Interdisciplinary Studio Art and Italian Culture

Joseph Aserios, Global Studies, Class of 2018
Cape Town Human Rights

Joshua Ionesi, Pre-Major, Class of 2017
CHID Prague: Discovering Central Europe - Spring

Katelynn Kennedy, Media and Communications, Class of 2018
AIS/CHID New Zealand or iSchool South Korea

Kayla Neal, Mathematics, Class of 2018
Gender, Culture and Human Rights in India

Larissa Phan, Interactive Media Design, Class of 2017
Society in the Netherlands: Visualizing the Invisible

Lorena Marulanda, Community Psychology, Class of 2017
Gender, Culture, and Human Rights in India

Markus Smith, Media and Communication Studies and Community Psychology, Class of 2017
CHID Sardinia: Island Migrations, Health, and Social Justice

Martha Coronel, Chemistry, Class of 2017
Sustainable Energy in Japan

May Azcarraga, Pre-Major, Class of 2017
When In Rome: Interdisciplinary Studio Art and Italian Culture

Meron Shifera, Biology, Class of 2017
Gender, Culture and Human Rights in India

Mia Harrison, Media and Communications, Class of 2017
Writers in Rome

Milana Prokopenko, Media and Communication Studies, Class of 2017
Dance, Healing and Community in Oaxaca de Juarez, Mexico

Neha Chhabra, Biology, Class of 2018
Public Health England: Dark Empire: Race, Health & Society in Britain 

Nicholas Serpanos, Educational Studies, Class of 2018
Buddhism and the Great Ganges River Experience: Philosophical Exploration and Social Action in the Sacred lands of India 

Noelle Ahn, Biology, Class of 2017
Andes to the Amazon: Biodiversity, Conservation, and Sustainability in Peru

Oscar Ponce, Pre-Major, Class of 2018
When In Rome: Interdisciplinary Studio Art and Italian Culture
Dance, Healing and Community in Oaxaca de Juarez, Mexico

Payton Rollag, Pre-Major, Class of 2019
Scientific Explorations of Art and Architecture in Italy and France

Pearle Maki, Biology, Class of 2018
From Andes to Amazon - Biodiversity, Conservation & Sustainability

Philip Palios, Culture, Literature and the Arts, Class of 2018
Greece in Relation to Europe and the Balkans: Travelers, Migrants, and Tourists

Rebecca Crouse, Biology, Class of 2018
From Andes to Amazon - Biodiversity, Conservation & Sustainability

Rowaida Mohammed, Educational Studies and Global Studies, Class of 2018
Buddhism and the Great Ganges River Experience: Philosophical Exploration and Social Action in the Sacred lands of India

Ruby Kassala, Pre-Major, Class of 2017
Chungnam National University Summer Session

Sandra Le, Interactive Media Design, Class of 2018
CHID France: Thinking Visually, Seeing Critically: Making Art Work in Lyon 

Samira Hirsi, Health Studies, Class of 2019
Italy: Interdisciplinary Studio Art and Italian Culture

Savan Vekaria, Pre-Major, Class of 2018
Goe the Institute German Language Program

Steven Guardi, Environmental Studies, Class of 2018
AIS/CHID New Zealand: Sovereignty, Environment, and Representation in Aotearoa

Sukhaman Kaur, Health Studies, Class of 2017
Global Health Promotion: Health Services Delivery in Resource-poor Settings

Timothy Dennler-Church, Chemistry, Class of 2018
Ecology and Empire: Language, Culture, and Environment in Martinique

Urooj Qureshi, Pre-Major, Class of 2017                                                                 Lessons from the Japanese Experience with Nuclear Power

Wilem Girvin, Law, Economics and Public Policy, Class of 2017
Gender, Culture and Human Rights in India

Yi Fang Wu, Pre-Major, Class of 2018
When In Rome: Interdisciplinary Studio Art and Italian Culture

Zahra Aden, Health Studies, Class of 2018
Public Health England - Dark Empire: Race, Health & Society in Britain

Read about the adventures of Study Abroad Ambassadors on the Voices from Around the World blog!

How do I become a UWB Study Abroad Ambassador?

Apply for the UWB Study Abroad Scholarship!