Team Members


    • Dr. Binbin Jiang

      Executive Director

      Dr. Jiang is an international scholar and leader with over 25 years of experience in teaching, research and administration in multiple international contexts. Educated in both China and the United States, Dr. Jiang has extensive experience in developing and implementing training and professional development to K-16 teachers from Mexico, Japan, and China, as well as in the United States. Dr. Jiang’s research and publications focus on diversity, international education, teaching English learners, and leadership preparation. She has conducted and/or presented research in Belize, Brazil, Canada, China, Costa Rica, Denmark, Ecuador, England, Mexico, Poland, Spain, Turkey, Uganda and the United States. Read More
      • Lola

        Program Manager

        Lola Owokoniran is the Program Manager of CIFAL Atlanta. Lola has experience working with academic institutions and non-governmental organizations and she has a background in international program management, business and professional development, as well as community empowerment. Her experiences range from working at a local hospital to address health needs in Swaziland to managing over 14 education abroad programs in collaboration with faculty members at Kennesaw State University. Read More
        • Serena Newhall

          Program Specialist

          In May 2016 she received her Master of Business Administration from Kennesaw State University, where she was a Paul D. Coverdell Fellow. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Communication from the University of Colorado. Her first position after receiving her undergraduate degree was as a Small Enterprise Development Volunteer with the United States Peace Corps in Kenya. Read More
          • Larisa Ozeryansky

            Voluntary Health Development and Social Equity Consultant

            Larisa Ozeryansky is volunteering with CIFAL Atlanta as part of her KSU Master of Science in International Policy Management program. Read More.
            • Vanessa Godinez

              CIFAL Atlanta Intern

              Vanessa Godinez studies International Affairs with a minor in Latin American Studies at Kennesaw State University and will graduate in December. Read More
              • Ebere Ogburu

                CIFAL Atlanta Intern

                Ebere Ogburu is a junior student studying International Affairs with a minor in Applied Statistics & Data Analysis at Kennesaw State University. Read More.
                • Ose Okooboh

                  CIFAL Atlanta Intern

                  Ose Okooboh has a background in Law (LLB Hons) from the University of Benin, Nigeria and is currently working on a Master of Science (MS) in Peace Studies and Conflict Management at Kennesaw State University. Read More