Assistant Operations Coordinator
Hinda moved the United States as an international student from France. She earned her BA in International Diplomacy & Cultures and Spanish from Otterbein University. While in college, she worked in the admissions office and was very active with the international students’ organization. She also interned at the Columbus International Visitors Council where she created programs for international visitors and the Columbus on World Affairs before starting her teaching career as a French and Spanish High School teacher for her OPT. Hinda also taught ESL for many years in many settings and loves to connect with international students. She is currently pursuing her MA in International Education Management from the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey. Her focus is International Students and Scholars Services, especially advising and supporting international students with cultural adjustment and emotional health Issues. Some of her other interests are advocacy and ESL teaching techniques. Hinda likes to stay up-to-date on the field by attending workshops and conferences. She is excited to be part of the VIA team and look forward to supporting students directly or indirectly.