As a Director with more than 15 years experience in educational, cultural exchange, and travel programs, I am a strategic thinker who is innovative and successful in streamlining and enhancing operations to maximize staff performance, increase recruitment, and maintain costs. I am a results-driven achiever with exemplary planning and organizational skills and possess a high degree of detail orientation. Holding a degree in journalism, I have over the course of my career contributed a variety of written materials including web content, company newsletters, and program documentation. Through years of working with people from around the globe, I have the ability to interact and effectively communicate with people from diverse backgrounds, highlighting teamwork and problem solving. Having travelled to more than 20 countries, I have a strong understanding of the importance of cross-cultural awareness and communication.