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

Promoting Global Learning at York University: The Go Global Campaign

Wednesday, May 31
8:30 AM – 10:00 AM
Table 65

York University’s Go Global Campaign aims to enhance student participation in global education. This poster presents the model used for the Campaign that adapts Lizzio’s theory of student success.

Helen Sophia Chua Balderama

Associate Director, International Partnerships and Programs
York University
Toronto, ON, Canada

Helen Balderama is the Associate Director, International Partnerships and Programs at York University (Toronto, Canada). Helen has more than 15 years of professional experience in the international education field. She started her career in 2001 as Development Officer for the UNESCO National Commission of the Philippines in the Department of Foreign Affairs (Manila, Philippines). She then moved to Singapore where she worked as Program Manager and Special Advisor to the Education section of the Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF), an intergovernmental not-for-profit organization with headquarters in Singapore. In 2013, Helen joined University of Manitoba (UM) where she continued to champion international education cooperation at the UM International Office and Division of Extended Education. Helen blogs and volunteers for education associations such as CBIE, AIEA and was recently appointed NAFSA’s International Outreach Coordinator (2017-2018). She holds a BA Philosophy from the University of the Philippines, a Post Graduate Diploma on Cultural Projects for Development from the International Training centre of International Labour Organization in Torino, Italy and an MA Public Administration from the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore (NUS).

Marilyn Lambert-Drache

Associate Vice-President International
York University
Toronto, ON, Canada

Dr. Marilyn Lambert-Drache is currently Associate Vice-President International at York University. In this capacity she oversees York University's international office that provides services for international students, offers global learning programs and facilitates the university's global engagement activities. Dr. Lambert-Drache holds a Ph.D in applied and theoretical linguistics from the University of Aix-Marseille, France and is a professor of French linguistics at York. Her areas of research and teaching include language planning and language and identity issues in Francophone countries. Dr. Lambert-Drache has held numerous senior administrative positions at York including the positions of associate dean students, advisor on the status of women and College Master. As an academic and senior administrator Dr Marilyn Lambert-Drache has gained vast expertise in the areas of global learning and student success.