Gisela E. Grant, M.A., GCDF Internship Coordinator & Global Career Development Facilitator
ASU School of Politics & Global Studies
Gisela Grant joined the School in April 2005. She has more than twenty years experience of managing academic programs and services in higher education. A graduate of ASU for both her under - and graduate degrees, she left Arizona to relocate to Georgia where she spent twelve years with the State of Georgia University & College System including nine years at Armstrong Atlantic State University, Savannah. There she served in various positions including five years as director of The Liberty Center, an educational partnership with the U.S. Army.
Her experience also includes working with military affairs committees, the Chamber of Commerce, the Economic Development Council and tourism organizations as well as non-profit organizations such as Arizona-Call-A-Teen, the Refugee Link Program, the Family Connections Program and the Jewel McFarland Lewis Fresh Start Women’s Resource Center in Phoenix.
Gisela’s first-hand knowledge of transitioning and cultural adjustment issues coupled with years of teaching, advising and coaching has positively affected hundreds of students. In her current position as global internship coordinator Gisela assists students in identifying opportunities, setting personal goals and objectives, selecting the most appropriate program, and preparing for the international experience maximizing long-range career options.