Madeline Handler is the Program Coordinator for the Global Business School Network, where she supports the development and execution of GBSN international events and programs that engage members through the exchange of knowledge and best practice across the network.
Maddie graduated from Southeastern University in Florida with degrees in international business, marketing, and French after studying abroad in Italy and publishing an international business thesis.
Her penchant for international work led her to GBSN member school, Thunderbird School of Global Management at Arizona State University, where she recently graduated with a Masters in Business Administration. During her studies, she lived and worked in Jordan with Syrian refugee women and children to develop an outside-school curriculum. This included professional correspondance with royalty, ambassadors, and other world leaders in order to better establish gender equality within Jordanian tertiary education.
She was nominated as a 2019 UNLEASH SDG Innovation Talent in Shenzhen, China for her work with the UN SDG 4 Access to Quality education.
She joins the AFI Team to curate important partnerships and collaborate with international representatives to impact students all over the world.