Meet the Planning Committee

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

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Christina Thompson

Co-Chair

(she/her/hers)

Founder

Compear Global Education Network

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Kory Saunders

Co-Chair

(she/her/hers)

Director of Inclusion Initiatives

AIFS Abroad

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Sharon Stone

(she/her/hers)

Founder

Sherrie Design

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Anna Mei Gubbins

(she/her/ella)

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging Program Coordinator

Endicott College

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Lyndsi Jones

(she/her/hers)

Program Manager

Fund for Education Abroad

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Daniel Díaz, MAIS

(he/him/his)

Director & International Student Advisor

Guilford College 

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Arielle Gousse

(she/her/hers)

Program Officer

IREX

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Cathryn Fortuna

(she/her/hers)

Editorial Strategist

GoAbroad.com

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Kayla Patterson

(she/her/hers)

COO

GoAbroad.com

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Berginald Rash

(he/him/his)

International Performing Artist, TEDx Speaker, Devon & Burgani Artist

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Femi Higgins

(they/them)

Founder & Education Consultant

Tangible Culture

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Kevin Morrison

(he/him/his)

Director of Study Away

Macalester College

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Ebony Ellis

(she/her/hers)

Founder and Director

Aventurine Intercultural Learning Community and Educational Consulting, LLC

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Anna Hayes

(she/her/hers)

Associate Director of Global Programs

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

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Johileny Merán

(she/her/ella)

Program Coordinator

MIUSA

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Kyle Keith

(he/him/his)

Assistant Director of University Relations and Diversity Outreach

Barcelona SAE

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Sumie Song, Ph.D.

(she/her/hers)

Director of Strategic Partnerships

The Green Program

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Darin Smith-Gaddis

(he/him/his)

Vice President of Institutional Relations and Diversity Initiatives

CAPA The Global Education Network