Natalie Vinski Ibrahim | Pronouns: she/her/hers 

Ms. Natalie Vinski Ibrahim is Associate Director for University of Maryland’s Global Communities Living Learning Program. She joined the UMD campus community in 2011 after completing a year-long Fulbright Teaching fellowship (ETA) at University Hassan II Faculty of Arts and Humanities, a public university in Casablanca, Morocco. Prior to that she lived and worked in Boston where she directed the Office of International Education Programs at Massachusetts College of Art and Design, managing the college's faculty-led travel programs and international student advising.

Natalie holds a Master’s degree in Intercultural Relations from Lesley University in Cambridge, MA and a Bachelor’s degree in American Cultural Studies from Dickinson College in Carlisle, PA. As an undergraduate student she studied abroad in Prague, Czech Republic through the School for International Training.

Natalie is a doctoral candidate in International Education Policy in UMD's College of Education. Her research and professional interests include international education, intergroup dialogue, and gender issues in higher education. She has co-led education abroad programs to Tohoku, Japan and Santiago, Dominican Republic, and has participated in Búsquedas Investigativas international education research practicum in Havana, Cuba. 


  • Degree Type
    Degree Details
    Intercultural Relations, Lesley University, Cambridge, MA
  • Degree Type
    Degree Details
    American Studies, Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA
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