Addie Cheney

Addie Cheney

Director, Global Engagement, Gen Next Education

Addie is an international education professional with more than 12 years of experience. As Director of Global Engagement at Gen Next Education, Addie manages the Global Scholar program, functions as primary liaison and support to Gen Next's roster of partners, and provides strategic and operational leadership to the organization. Prior to joining Gen Next, her responsibilities spanned education abroad, international partnership development, faculty and curriculum internationalization, and international student recruitment and admissions.

07:00 pm - 07:30 pm connectED Talk

Creating Access and Opportunity for Global Student Talent

We know that global student talent is plentiful. We also know that many universities offer robust merit awards and a rich array of academic opportunities like experiential learning, faculty mentoring, and leadership opportunities that can nurture and help launch talented students to incredible heights. How do the two find each other? This session will explore strategies for closing access gaps and matching talented students with 'springboard' educational opportunities. Both high school counselors and university reps will find valuable takeaways in this session.