- Program Coordinator, Eurasia & United States
- United States
Geena joined IYF in 2016 as a Program Coordinator for Eurasia and US programs. She has several years of experience working directly with youth in academic enrichment and engagement programs. Most recently, Geena served as the Children and Youth Program Coordinator for the Hampden Family Center. She earned a B.A. from Furman University in both Psychology and Asian Studies with a Chinese language and culture concentration. She has lived in Beijing, China, where she continued her Chinese language study and worked as an Education Consultant and Curriculum Developer for Best Learning English. There, she advised on US and UK study abroad programs, trained English as a Foreign Language (EFL) teachers, and designed and created EFL curriculum materials. Geena has interests in youth development, psychology, and international development, particularly in Asia and West Africa.
- Languages: English, Mandarin Chinese
- Country of birth United States
- Hobbies: Making hair and body products, movies, bike riding