Barbara joined IIP in August 2015. She holds both a Master’s degree in French and International Education, as well as a Bachelor’s degree in French, German and International Studies from UW-Madison. During her graduate studies, she worked as a Student Records Coordinator at International Academic Programs (IAP) and a Graduate Language Program Coordinator at the International Learning Community’s German language floor. Barbara grew up near Munich, Germany and spent her junior year in Freiburg, Germany through UW’s Academic Year in Freiburg program. As a senior she volunteered as a German Academic Exchange Services (DAAD) Young Ambassador at UW-Madison, promoting study abroad and funding opportunities in Germany. She also completed three internships in France and participated in exchange programming in Italy and Russia.