What is the Innovation Awards Academy?
The GoAbroad Innovation Awards Academy is made up of a select group of international education professionals. As leaders in the field, these individuals have made important contributions to cross-cultural programs and continue to advance our understanding of what is possible in global education.
The members of the Innovation Awards Academy have lent their expertise and knowledge in order to determine who deserves each award. An admiration thanks each member for their time and support of innovation in international education!
Special thanks to our 2019 Platinum Sponsor, .
Meet our 2019 Innovation Awards Academy Members!
Kate Moore, Academic Internship Council
Ethan Knight, American Gap Association
Rachel Skinner, API
Stacy McKay-Benander, Athena Study Abroad
Mike Woolf, CAPA International Education
Hansell Bourdon, Carpe Mundi
Sarah Dixon, CET Academic Programs
Laura Thornes, Colorado State University
Steven Levy, Connect-123 Internship, Volunteer & Study Programs
Adam Cooper, Contiki
Danielle Genemore, Duquesne University
Daniel Greenberg, Earth Deeds
Kelly Holland, Global Experiences
Cynthia Banks, Global Leadership League
Steve Gwenin, GVI
Amy McMillan, IES Abroad
Margaret McCullers, IFSA-Butler
Bruce Jones, International TEFL Academy
Dan Radcliffe, IVHQ
Nicole Berry, Linguistic Horizons
Janka Piper, Northwestern
Jeff & Pete Shumlin, Putney Student Travel
Angie Edwards, Queens University of Charlotte
Mary Cook, School of Mines
Brent Hunter, SOL Abroad
Mandy Reinig, Virginia Wesleyan University
Frederick Elliott, StudentUniverse
Robert L Chappell, Sustainable Travel International
LaSharon Perez, UC Riverside
David Comp, Columbia College Chicago
Larry Bell, University of Colorado Boulder
Michelle Rembolt, University of Denver
Susanne Hill, University of Florida-Gainesvile
Amy Shenberger, University of North Texas
Stephanie Davenport Tignor, Virginia Commonwealth University
These individuals are chosen due to their outstanding commitment and contributions to the field of international education, and are experts in the field with extensive program experience.