Student Engagement Administrator
Toddler Mom • Foodie • Avid Reader • Board Game Player
Karolyn has a bachelor’s degree in political science from St. Mary’s College, with a minor in international peace studies from the University of Notre Dame, and a master’s in business leadership degree from William Penn University in Iowa.
Karolyn participated in a sister city exchange program to Hofu, Japan, for a summer during high school summer. As an undergraduate, she studied abroad in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa. As a graduate student, she created and co-led a custom program to Rwanda and Tanzania. Karolyn has worked in several college student serving roles, including transfer admissions counselor, international student advisor, and as a study abroad advisor prior to working for IFSA.
Did You Know?
Karolyn’s family hosted international exchange students while she was growing up and it’s something she is looking forward to her own family doing once her toddlers are a bit older.