“I can confidently say that studying abroad in Morocco as a 16-year-old WOC changed my life and my subsequent experiences abroad influenced my decision to work in international education. I share IFSA’s commitment to inclusive excellence and hope to help students from all backgrounds enjoy their time abroad.”
Selena earned her Bachelor of Arts in Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations and Romance Languages and Literatures at Harvard University. Her senior honor’s thesis focused on the multilingual education system in Morocco post-independence. She earned her master’s degree in international relations from Boston University.
Selena has traveled to 30 countries for various academic and social opportunities. Her first study abroad experience was in Morocco prior to her senior year of high school. During her undergraduate years, she studied abroad in France and Jordan.
Did You Know?
Although generally not a competitive person, Selena loves to win in arcade games, especially air hockey.