Our Team

Katie Wiggins-Gawlik

University Relations Manager | Midwest and Northeast U.S. & Sub-Saharan Africa

Katie is the Michigan-based University Relations Manager for U.S. Northeast and Midwest (Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Vermont and Wisconsin) & Sub-Saharan Africa (Botswana, Ghana, Senegal, & South Africa) and serves as the primary contact for member institutions in the region. She works closely with these coordinators to promote mobility, develop new programs and facilitate strategic initiatives, manage exchange numbers, and uphold membership standards. Katie earned her B.A. in Spanish for Secondary Education at Cornerstone University and her M.A. in Counseling for Student Development Administration at Indiana Wesleyan University. She began her career in international education in Seville, Spain, and brings more than a decade of education abroad advising, program management, and student development experience to ISEP. Katie also serves as NAFSA’s Consular Affairs Liaison to the Chicago Consulate of Spain. In her free time, Katie is a competitive powerlifter, and she also enjoys traveling, cooking, and spending time with her two Australian Shepherds.