Maria (Masha) Nehme brings in over 10 years of experience in the field of international education and exchanges. She has been working with wide networks of US academic institutions and nonprofit organizations to develop and implement professional development and academic scholarship programs across the United States and overseas. Masha is currently an independent business development consultant, based in Austin, Texas. She assists IP with recruiting US academic institutions looking to increase their international student enrollment. Masha holds a Master’s Degree in Public Communication from American University in Washington DC.