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.

S1E10 A Conversation with Esi Edugyan

Esi Edugyan - is a bestselling author, novelist, and the daughter of Ghanian immigrants. She has won the prestigious Scotiabank Giller Prize twice with her books Half-Blood Blues and Washington Black.


S1E9 The Experience of LGBT International Students in Canada

Trevor Corkum - A international educator with over 20 years experience, a nationally and internationally published writer, and a consultant in education, non-governmental, and arts sectors


S1E8 BC Economic Review and Outlook

Jock A. Finlayson - Senior Policy Advisor and former Executive Vice President and Chief Policy Officer at the Business Council of British Columbia.


S1E7 International Students' Mental Health

Karen Fischer is longtime higher-education journalist. Her work has appeared in the Chronicle of Higher Education, the New York Times, EdSource, the Washington Monthly, and University World News. She is the publisher of latitude(s), a weekly newsletter on global education.


S1E6 Decolonizing International Education

Dr. Fanta Aw is the Vice President of Campus Life and Inclusive Excellence at American University in Washington, D.C. She has over 25 years of experience in higher education administration and a PhD in Sociology with a concentration in social stratification.