Category: Enhancing Learning in Education Abroad: Study, Work, Intern, Volunteer, and Research Innovations

European Refugee Crisis: Opportunity for Community Engagement and Professional Experience

Wednesday, May 31
8:30 AM – 10:00 AM
Table 43

Abstract
By volunteering at a German refugee center, students explore cultural issues in the migrant crisis and travel to an international conference to present ideas on how Europe can address immigration.


Marketa Lepicovksy

Director of Marketing Operations
European Study Center (ESC)
Heidelberg, Germany

Marketa Lepicovsky is Director of Marketing for the CEPA Foundations European Study Center in Heidelberg, Germany. She is responsible for university relations, program development, and overall operations of semester, summer, and faculty-led programs. Previously, Marketa served as Resident Director of the American Institute for Foreign Study (AIFS) study abroad program in Prague, Czech Republic where she managed host institution relations, the cultural program, and student housing, health and safety.
Marketa holds an MA in art education from Ohio University, an MBA from the Czech Management Institute, a BA in psychology from The Ohio State University, and an international education certificate from the College of New Jersey.