Perspectives on Global Education

June 5, 2017 June 5, 2017

 Sana Mustafa speaks at DAAD Event in April 2016

On Monday, June 5, New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) together with IIE hosted a summit on Global Education in New York. IIE’s CEO and President Dr. Allan Goodman was the keynote speaker. The summit focused on approaches to supporting refugees in higher education and will feature leaders in the field.

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Enjoy video from the event:


June 5, 2017 at 6:00 PM; Opening remarks to begin at 7:00 p.m. ET 


NYIT Auditorium on Broadway

1871 Broadway (between 61st and 62nd streets)

New York, NY


  • Allan Goodman, President and CEO, IIE
  • Nina Lemmens, Executive Director, German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
  • Sana Mustafa, Founder & Manager, Sana Mustafa Consulting, and IIE Syria Consortium Scholarship Recipient
  • Fr. Leo J. O’Donovan, Director, Jesuit Refugee Service/USA
  • Sarah Smith, Senior Director of Education, International Rescue Committee

This year, IIE introduced the Platform for Education in Emergencies Response (IIE-PEER), an online clearinghouse to connect displaced students with opportunities to continue their education in safety around the world. Visit or follow on Facebook/IIEPeer and