International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS)


F-1 Student Advising: Intermediate (Sunday) - (WS08)

Sunday, May 27
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Member Fee: $399.00 | Non-member Fee: $529.00

Discuss the gray areas of F-1 advising and explore the nuances of more complex issues regarding maintenance of status, travel and reentry, employment and STEM OPT, change of status, and reinstatement. Designed for experienced international student advisers.

Learning Objectives:

Mladenka Tomasevic

Senior Associate Director for International Students
Princeton University

Mladenka was born and raised in Montenegro, and came to the U.S. in 2001 as an international student. She holds a B.A. in International Relations from the University of Belgrade, Serbia and an M.A. in Communications from Washington State University. Her career in the field of international education began in 2004 at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. She has been at Princeton University since 2006, where she currently serves as the Senior Associate Director for International Students. Mladenka is an active member of NAFSA, having served on both regional and national teams and committes. Prior to coming to the U.S. in 2001, she spent a few years working in the field of foreign affairs in Montenegro and Slovenia.


Send Email for Mladenka Tomasevic

Paolo Daniele

Fulbright, Exchange and Visiting Programs Coordinator, Int'l Student Adviser
University of Oregon Office of International Students and Scholars Services

Paolo Daniele is the coordinator of inbound Fulbright, exchange, short-term and visiting student programs at the University of Oregon, where he also serves as an international student advisor and an advocate for the Japan Exchange and Teaching Program. Previously, Paolo served as program manager for the UCSF Institute for Quantitative Biosciences where he was called to assist in the marketing aspect of partnering industry with academia, and for UCLA’s Postdoctoral Scholar Affairs Office. He earned his MPA with a focus on international education from California State University Long Beach.


Send Email for Paolo Daniele

Sara Moore

Sara Moore is Associate Director of Student and Academic Services at Sotheby's Institute of Art in New York City. Sara grew up in northeastern Pennsylvania. She studied Art History at the University of Pittsburgh followed by Visual Arts Administration at New York University. Sara fell into international student services due to need when she began working at Sotheby’s Institute of Art and grew to love it! As the PDSO of a two-person office, she wears many hats but advising and conneting with international students is her favorite part of the job. Traveling and Welsh Corgis are two of Sara's favorite things.


Send Email for Sara Moore

Jane Bjerklie-Barry

International Student Advisor
Plymouth State University

Jane has been an international educator for more than 10 years, working primarily with F-1 and J-1 students in her capacity as PDSO and international student advisor. Her expertise allows her to work closely with university admissions, student affairs directors and campus coordinators in key policy and decision-making capacities, as well as providing strategic stakeholder insights to university administration. She utilizes a holistic approach to working with and serving students, focusing on and developing active engagement throughout their academic careers. Jane is a pro-active member of NAFSA and is a member of the NAFSA Trainer Corps. Ms. Bjerklie-Barry holds a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration.


Send Email for Jane Bjerklie-Barry


F-1 Student Advising: Intermediate (Sunday) - (WS08)

Attendees who have favorited this

Please enter your access key

The asset you are trying to access is locked. Please enter your access key to unlock.

Send Email for F-1 Student Advising: Intermediate (Sunday)