SARA FRIAR

Sara Friar is the Co-Director of the Center for Global Education at Edgewood College in Madison, WI, where she directs the international student services and study abroad programs and co-leads the College’s international initiatives and partnerships. She has worked in the field of international education for over 10 years, leading programs and advising international and study abroad students. She has a doctorate in Higher Educational Leadership, a master’s degree in International Education, and bachelor’s degrees in Spanish and Psychology. Sara served as the Chair of the Wisconsin Association of International Educators (WAIE) and the WAIE membership coordinator for four years before transitioning to the Chair stream. She has also served on the NAFSA Region V team as the Conference Chair. When not working, Sara enjoys hiking, doing yoga, taking leisurely bike rides, travelling, and spending time with her family.

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