Katie Curiel
Project Director, International Exchange Programs

 Katie uses her more than two decades of experience in higher education, global development, social impact, and entrepreneurship, combined with her passion for helping to meet the global challenges

and opportunities of today's world by directing international exchange programs at Legacy International. Since 2000, she has traveled, lived, and worked in 19 countries, and has particular expertise in the MENA region, Asia, and all of North America, including Mexico. She has collaborated with startups, governments, businesses, NGOs, foundations, and individuals around the world, working closely with over 8,000 international, at-risk, multicultural, and high-achieving students and professionals from over 100 countries. In these capacities, she has managed strategic plans, projects, and partnerships with some of the world's leading higher education and global institutions. Katie speaks intermediate Arabic, is fluent in Spanish, and is an avid cross-culture immersionist, speaker, teacher, nature-lover, dancer, cook, and traveler.