2023 Planning Committee

Thank you to our 2023 Global Respectful Disruption Summit Planning Committee!

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Christina Thompson




Compear Global Education Network

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Kory Saunders



Director of Inclusion Initiatives

AIFS Abroad

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Sharon Stone



Sherrie Design

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Anna Mei Gubbins


Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging Program Coordinator

Endicott College

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Lyndsi Jones


Program Manager

Fund for Education Abroad

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Daniel Díaz, MAIS


Director, Center for International Studies

Catawba College

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Arielle Gousse


Program Officer


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Cathryn Fortuna


Editorial Strategist


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Kayla Patterson




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Berginald Rash


International Performing Artist, TEDx Speaker, Devon & Burgani Artist

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Femi Higgins


Founder & Education Consultant

Tangible Culture

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Kevin Morrison


Director, Lewis Global Studies Center

Smith College

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Ebony Ellis


Founder and Director

Aventurine Intercultural Learning Community and Educational Consulting, LLC

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Anna Hayes


Associate Director of Global Programs

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Kenan-Flagler Business School

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Johileny Merán


Program Coordinator


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Kyle Keith


Assistant Director of University Relations and Diversity Outreach

Barcelona SAE

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Sumie Song, Ph.D.


Director of Strategic Partnerships

The Green Program

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Darin Smith-Gaddis


Vice President of Institutional Relations and Diversity Initiatives

CAPA The Global Education Network