International Network of Tomorrow’s Leaders

The mission of INTL is to provide an environment for new professionals and emerging leaders
to cultivate professional networks and engage themselves in the community of Canadian international education.


The International Network of Tomorrow’s Leaders (INTL) supports the development of new professionals and emerging leaders in the Canadian International Education sector by providing a venue for discussion, debate, networking and the opportunity to learn from established and experienced leaders. The INTL focuses on topics and content geared towards developing the next generation of international education leaders. 

View the INTL-PLC’s 2023 Annual Report

INTL New Professionals Corner

INTL produces research reports and white papers on topics in international education of specific interest to new international education professionals.

INTL Leadership Committee


Theresa Lundy (she/her)
Global Community Adviser
University of Victoria


Bursary Co-Leads

Thomas Johansen (he/him)
Manager, Study Abroad
Thompson Rivers University

Jitender Sharma, RCIC (he/him)
International Student Advisor, Immigration Specialist
Simon Fraser University

Championing Co-Leads

Tram-Anh Bui, M.A., Ph.D Candidate (she/her)
International Student Advisor
Lakehead University

Kay Kim (he/him)
Manager, Student Success
York University

Communication Co-Leads

Mridutrisha Choudhury (she/her)
Manager, International Student Recruitment
Bow Valley College

Wendy Knox (she/her)
Associate Dean, Recruitment
Northwestern Polytechnic

Events Co-Leads

Miki Kitazawa (she/her)
International Student Experience Advisor
Camosun College

Allison Marlowe (she/her)
International Student Experience Coordinator
University of Waterloo

Mentorship Co-Lead

Alyssa Szilagyi (she/her)
International Learning Coordinator
Western University

Networking Co-Leads

Sarah McQuillan (she/her)
International Co-op and Career Coordinator
University of Victoria

Ashley Wu (she/her)
International Student Advisor
Ontario Tech University


Mentorship is the flagship program of INTL. The aim of the program is to match emerging and experienced leaders from coast to coast to coast, enabling learning to occur across large geographical distances. Mentors and mentees connect regularly over an 8 month period, and will receive support and guidance from the INTL Mentorship team. Both mentors and mentees agree that the program is rewarding and enjoyable.

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CBIE Conference Bursaries

The INTL is pleased offer conference bursaries to attend CBIE’s Annual Conference and Regional Meetings. The bursaries cover the full conference registration fee, and are awarded to new and emerging leaders in the field of international education.

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