Alumna Satomi Kobayashi (MATFL ’97) took her talents as a language professional around the world to Malawi, Nepal and Tanzania before returning to settle down back in Monterey.
You never know where an international career may take you – for alumnus Garvey McIntosh, the path led from Japan to Monterey to a rewarding career as an international programs specialist with NASA.
Fulbright Location: Kenting, Taiwan
"Before attending MIIS, a Fulbright fellowship seemed impossible, now it seems like it was inevitable, I couldn’t imagine attending any other school."
Fulbright Location: Tadó, Colombia
"Studying at MIIS has equipped me with the analytical tools that I need to solve complex problems and work collaboratively in multicultural settings."
Former Monterey Institute Frontier Market Scout Elliot Rosenberg’s new social venture, Favela Experience, is connecting World Cup fans with safe accommodations provided by people living in favelas, the tight-knit slum communities of Rio.
Recent Monterey Institute alumnus Amer Barghouth landed an exciting high-level position in his chosen field of renewable energy management less than three weeks after graduation, and says the training and education he received at MIIS prepared him well.
Even at a conference that attracts over 8000 international educators from around the world, it was hard to miss the large Monterey Institute delegation. Faculty, staff, students and alumni gave presentations and hosted sessions at the national NAFSA conference in San Diego.
Friends and family members from near and far gathered in Monterey on Saturday to celebrate the achievements of 278 students from 40 countries at the Monterey Institute Spring Commencement. Sounds of cheers and laughter mixed in with ceremonial bagpipes echoed through town, signaling new beginnings for an accomplished group of graduates.
The City Council of Monterey this week officially recognized the outstanding contribution of Monterey Institute students Matthew Nichols and Gabriel Kiritz to the Climate Action Plan, an initiative to reduce the city’s carbon impact.
A story we posted last year about alumni from the same era working at the U.S. Embassy in Turkey spurred a flurry of e-mails from groups of Monterey Institute alumni working closely together around the world!