Professional Cross Cultural and Teaching Experience


Intercultural Trainer (2012)

Spouses and Partners at MIT- Cambridge, MA


Graduate Teaching Assistant, "Issues in Intercultural Training" (2012)

Lesley University- Cambridge, MA


Cross Cultural Training Practicum (2011)

"Connecting with the International Community" Lesley University- Cambridge, MA


Director of Studies and Cross Cultural Expert (2008-present)

English and Culture Tutoring Services- Boston, MA and New York, NY


Business English Trainer (2008)

Cartus Global Relocation- New York, NY


Immigrant Rights Intern (2008)

American Friends Service Committee- Newark, NJ.


Business English Trainer (2007)

Beckett Estudio- Buenos Aires, Argentina


English Teacher (2006-2007)

Zoni Language Institute- New York, NY


English Teacher and Tour Guide (2006)

GEOS Language Institute- New York, NY


English Teacher (2005-2006)

Aeon Corporation- Tokyo, Japan



Education and Training


Master of Arts, Intercultural Relations (2012)

Lesley University- Cambridge, MA


Crossing Cultures with Competence (2011)

The Interchange Institute- Brookline, MA


TESOL Certificate (2004)

School for International Training- Brattleboro, VT.


Bachelor of Science, Psychology (2004)

University of Mary Washington- Fredericksburg, VA.


French Immersion Program (2002)

Institute Catholique- Paris, France



Presentations and Papers


Qualitative Research Project: Issues Facing Indian Students in Boston (2012)

Lesley University- Cambridge, MA


Panel Discussion and Presentation: Dealing with Reverse Culture Shock (2012)

New England Study Abroad Re-entry Conference, Stonehill College- MA



Coursework in Intercultural Relations


Intercultural Communication

Conceptualizing Intercultural Relations

Identity, Culture and the Politics of Difference

Issues in Intercultural Training

Global Interdependence

Intercultural Helping Skills

Intercultural Consulting

Leading and Managing in Diverse Organizations

Intercultural Negotiation

Dimensions and Methods of Cultural Exploration 1 and 2



Long-term Cultural Immersion Experience


Totonicapan, Guatemala (2008)

Buenos Aires, Argentina (2007-2008)

Tokyo, Japan (2005-2006)

Paris, France (2002)