Staff and Interns

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Holly Harris, Program and Operations Manager

Holly Harris of Waterloo, IA graduated from the University of Iowa in December 2021 with a B.A. in International Studies, B.A. in Portuguese, a Spanish minor, and a Nonprofit Leadership and Philanthropy certificate. She completed a Rotary Youth Exchange in Brazil (2017-2018), was a Critical Language Scholarship Awardee for Portuguese (2020), was selected as a Global Ties U.S. Emerging Leader (2021), and is awaiting to depart for a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to Brazil (2023). Holly is passionate about global engagement and hopes to establish more connections with her Iowan community and introduce them to our world visitors. 


Abby Fowler, Communications Coordinator

Abby Fowler is a third-year undergraduate at the University of Iowa from North Liberty, Iowa. She is majoring in International Studies, minoring in Asian Languages and Literature with a Japanese emphasis, and earning a Museum Studies Certificate. Abby was awarded the University of Iowa Diversity Ambassador Scholarship towards her month-long study abroad in Copenhagen, Denmark this summer. Abby also works as a Communications Assistant at the University of Iowa Pentacrest Museums.

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Bailey Shafer, Program Coordinator

Bailey Shafer is a sophomore at the University of Iowa double majoring in Finance and International Relations, minoring in Spanish, and working to attain an International Business Certificate.  Originally from Waukon, IA, Bailey enjoys reading, traveling, and running.  Hosting a foreign exchange student from Italy began her interest in international affairs, an interest that has since blossomed.  Bailey hopes to attend graduate school abroad and eventually work in the United States Foreign Service.  

Past Staff and Interns

Mark Schoen- Program Coordinator

Chrissy Hoogland- Program Intern

Channon Greer- Program Coordinator

Maria Kuiper- Communications Intern

Ty Lassen- Program Coordinator

Madison Hunke- Program Coordinator

Mariah Gonzales- Communications Intern

Lucas Fagre- Communications Intern

Alex Dornacker- Program and Operations Intern

Emma Cole- Program and Operations Intern

Yike Fu- Membership Intern

Autumn Seo- Membership Intern

Sarah Sitz- Communications Intern

Mary Elizabeth Snell- Program and Operations Intern

Emma Kaboli- Program and Operations Intern

Ha Young Jeong- Program and Operations Intern

Margaret Goetz- Communications Intern

Yulin Cheng- Program and Operations Intern

Path-konn B. Kombate- Community Outreach Intern

Grace Bryant- Program Coordinator

Emilie Wilson- Communications Coordinator

Tess Knickerbocker- Communications Intern

Katie Kustes- Membership Intern

Holly Harris- Program Coordinator

Dylan Morgan- Social Media Intern

Hannah Huisman- Program Coordinator