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CIES@MSU Career Panel Discussion
March 27, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT
You are invited to join the Office of International Studies in Education for a career panel discussion as part of our CIES@MSU efforts! Via Zoom: https://msu.zoom.us/j/143675735
In an effort to provide would-be CIES attendees (or anyone else who is interested) with the type of professional support that they have come to expect from the society, CIES@MSU has organized this panel discussion, including distinguished colleagues from around the MSU community with a wide variety of global education experience. Panelists will share their experience navigating the job search as well as what it is like to work in a variety of global/international education settings.
Dr. Julie Sinclair has worked in international education for nearly 25 years and is currently Associate Director in the Office of International Studies in Education at MSU. She supports the global engagement of the College of Education in education abroad, curriculum internationalization, international partnerships, support of international students and scholars, and development of globally focused projects. Julie worked previously with sponsored international student recruitment at MSU and as director of international student admissions at Oklahoma City University. She completed her PhD in HALE. Julie has served for many years as a volunteer leader with NAFSA: Association of International Educators.
Shota Hatakeyama’s career started at the World Bank HQ Data section in 2008 while he was pursuing a master’s in Economics. In 2012, he moved to UNICEF and worked for Zimbabwe, HQ, and Malawi as an Education Specialist. Throughout his career, he has engaged with statistical capacity building, education sector analysis and planning, and human capital development and gender. He started a PhD in education policy in 2017 and is researching Nepal in addition to managing an NGO and doing consulting work there.
Dr. Amy Jamison is the Co-Director of the Alliance for African Partnership based and previously served as Associate Director of MSU’s Center for Gender in Global Context. She holds graduate degrees in educational policy, history, and African studies. Dr. Jamison’s research focuses on African higher education transformation, African educational policy, gender in higher education, and gender in international development. She has been involved with several grant and research projects in a number of African countries including Malawi, Rwanda, Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, South Africa, Senegal, Burkina Faso, and Mali.
Dr. Isabella Tirtowalujo: Prior to returning to MSU and assuming the Assistant Director position at the Asian Studies Center, Isabella worked in education development projects supporting central and local governments in Indonesia, as a Jakarta-based consultant through international development partners including UNICEF and the Asian Development Bank, in areas of capacity building, knowledge management, technical report development, and conducted analysis for the preparation of background studies and sectoral reviews for strategic planning in education.