Colleen Flynn Thapalia
Colleen Flynn Thapalia, a native of Albany, NY, has professional background in intercultural communication and management in higher education and international organizations. She currently leads the graduate marketing, recruitment and admission team at Clarkson University, including international admission. Colleen has a bachelor’s degree in Journalism from NYU and an MS in Communication from Cornell University. She has extensive experience working in Nepal, where she led study abroad programs for the School for International Training and ran a non-profit called Educate the Children, which provides opportunities to children and their communities. Her intercultural journey began with service as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Burundi and United Nations Volunteer in Nepal.