What inspired you to work in this field? With my marketing background, I wanted to choose a field that I could inspire and move people. Working in international higher education, I found that I could empower motivated students through my creativity and encourage them to pursue higher education.
What are the challenges you've faced? A personal challenge I have faced as a woman in my career is finding the work/life balance. Finding the balance in working hard to play hard and reaping the rewards of the sacrifice. A work challenge I have found is getting to know your audience and how to reach them. Working with different cultures and countries shows you the importance they have of getting a higher education.
What do you hope to achieve in the future? Through my work, I hope to inspire students to pursue higher education. Help them set a career path with meeting their goals and education needs.
If you can give 1 or 2 pieces of advice to our prospective international students, what would it be? The first piece of advice I would give to a prospective international student would be, to work on their resume or digital portfolio. Begin a digital footprint of your work that will impress universities and future employers. Update it constantly.