The judging panel for the Alumni Awards brings together a wealth of expertise in international education, business and national policy. Find out more about them and their work below.
Sarah Ilchman, Co-President, IIE, advances the strategic excellence and impact of the Institute’s programmatic work across the world, including the implementation of the global Fulbright Student and Scholar Programs at IIE. Ms. Ilchman develops relationships with U.S. and foreign governments, higher education institutions, multi-lateral organizations, and NGOs to promote access to opportunity, advance scholarship and build economies.
Prior to becoming the first woman Co-President of IIE, Ilchman was Senior Vice President; and inducted as an inaugural member of the National Academy for International Education, the first learned society dedicated to international education. Ms. Ilchman received her BA from Vassar College, has studied in the United Kingdom (at Oxford) and in France, and holds a Master’s degree in Management with a concentration in Non-Profit Management from the New School for Social Research.