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Alyssa Sistare Assistant Director, International Student & Scholar Services International Student and Scholar Services

M.A. International Training and Education, American University

B.A. Linguistics and Asian Studies - Arab Cultures, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Alyssa joined the ISSS staff in August 2018. Prior to coming to AU, Alyssa worked at AMIDEAST on the Fulbright Foreign Student Program for the Middle East and North Africa. In that position, she focused on academic and personal advising to grantees from Bahrain and Yemen and organizing the annual Reentry Workshop for all MENA Fulbright students. Before becoming full-time staff at AMIDEAST, she assisted with grant management at the El-Hibri Foundation and interned for AMIDEAST-Fulbright. She developed an interest in international education while pursuing language studies in both Costa Rica and Morocco.