IEW Student, Scholar and Alumni Profiles

Meet study abroad participants, international students and scholars, and alumni who garnered international experience while at UC Santa Cruz. Learn about the impact that global experiences have had on their academic and professional careers.

    Adi Sehgal

  • Adi Sehgal, international undergraduate studentRead about international undergraduate student and Electrical Engineering major, Adi Sehgal.

  • Ahmed Elshaarany

  • Ahmed Elshaarany, international graduate studentRead about Ahmed Elshaarany, an international graduate student from Egypt.

  • Amanda Xiao

  • Donqing (Amanda) XiaoLearn about Amanda, an Applied Economics and Finance major and international alumna.

  • Austin Downs

  • Austin DownsRead about alumnus Austin's study abroad experience and how the global experience expanded his professional network worldwide.

  • Chelcie Ndong

  • Chelcie Ndong, international undergraduate studentLearn about international undergraduate student and Business Management major, Chelcie Ndong.

  • Ella Gallego

  • Ella Gallego - Study Abroad ReturneeRead about Study Abroad returnee and Literature major, Ella Gallego.

  • Lisa Garcia

  • Lisa Garcia, Study Abroad ReturneeLearn about Study Abroad returnee and Anthropology major, Lisa Garcia.

  • Luba Kaplanskaya

  • Luba Kaplanskaya - Study Abroad ReturneeRead about Study Abroad returnee and EEB and Psychology major, Luba Kaplanskaya.

  • Shubham Modi

  • Shubham Modi, international undergraduate studentRead about international undergraduate student and Film & Digital Media major, Shubham Modi.

  • Travis Pentz

  • Travis Pentz, UCSC Alumnus and Study Abroad ReturneeLearn about study abroad returnee Travis, an alumnus and History of Art & Visual Culture major.

  • Vik Jankov

  • Vik JankovLearn about the international alumnus, Vik, a former UCSC graduate student in Computer Science.

  • Vivian Garcia

  • Vivian GarciaRead about alumna Vivian's study abroad experience, and how it changed her college and professional journey.