Executive Director of JWU Global
As the Executive Director, Loren oversees the three areas of JWU Global; ISSO, Study Abroad and The BRIDGE and is a strong advocate for the work of the department as a whole. Loren is the parent of four children, the spouse of a small business owner, and has been an educator and activist for almost 30 years. She has worked in a variety of educational environments - from preschool to graduate school - and is deeply committed to culturally responsive, transformative teaching and learning. She thrives on making and sustaining connections with people and places, everywhere she goes. Loren is so grateful to be a part of the dynamic global and international education community at JWU. She is especially fortunate to be able to work with the diverse members of the JWU community every single day.
JWU Global Coordinator
As the department coordinator, Marybeth supports the Leadership Team and works with the Incoming Exchange students. She has been with Johnson & Wales since 2011 and brought with her many years of experience in different areas of customer service and still gets the most satisfaction from helping others, coworkers and students alike. She especially loves working with and learning from the exchange students who come here from all over the world. A native Rhode Islander, she loves the sense of community, pride and compassion at JWU and has gone through Green Dot bystander intervention training as well as suicide prevention training, in order to be a more active and aware participant in the community.