Morning Coffee Series

Welcome to the Morning Coffee Series. Take ten minutes out of your week to explore the issues and topics critical to international education today. Learn from IE pioneers, leaders, and innovators. Grab a cup, press play, and enjoy a thought-provoking break.

S2E5 Climate Action and International Education

CJ Tremblay is the Managing Director and Founder of Alethea Global, a sustainability consulting worker co-operative specializing in transforming international education into a more just and climate-conscious sector. She is also the current board Vice President of the Climate Action Network for International Education.


S2E4 The Future of Student Mobility

Dr. John Lucas is President and CEO of International Student Exchange Programs Study Abroad. He is the Board Chair of the Forum on Education Abroad, a member of the President’s Advisory Council on World Learning, and an Adjunct Professor at Georgetown University.


S2E3 COVID, India and International Education

Lakshmi Iyer is the Executive Director and Head of Education at Sannam S4. Previously, she was the Head of UK Operations at Study Overseas Global. She is a Department for International Development (DFID) scholar and holds a master’s degree in International Marketing.


S2E2 Research and International Education

Laura Rumbley is the Associate Director for Knowledge Development and Research at the European Association for International Education. She is the co-editor of the Journal of Studies in International Education and serves on a number of international program and project boards.


S2E1 Indigenization and Decolonization of Education

Carleen Thomas is an elected council member of the Tsleil-Waututh Nation (TWN) and the currently the Special Project Manager of its Treaty Land and Resource Department. She has recently been appointed as Chancellor of Emily Carr University of Art + Design. She is the first Indigenous person to hold the position.