Allyson Martinez joined the Institute of International Education as an intern in 2005 supporting several corporate scholarship programs including Dole, Mattel, Levi Strauss and Chevron. Allyson is now supervising international graduate students and visiting researchers in the West Coast region who are pursuing greater expertise in their fields. She also works with the U.S. Fulbright Student Program conducting outreach at study abroad fairs and universities as well as coordinating guidance sessions for potential applicants. Allyson has a Master’s Degree in College Student Personnel Counseling from San Francisco State University. In addition to traveling widely, Allyson has participated in study abroad and host-family stay programs in Antigua, Guatemala and Oaxaca, Mexico.