The Yale Office of International Affairs (OIA) is a university-wide resource that serves as the global liaison for all students, faculty, staff, and organizations involved in international activities and initiatives. Combining regional expertise with administrative capabilities, OIA fosters connections within the Yale community and abroad, while further strengthening Yale’s position as a leading global university that is inspiring the minds that inspire the world.
Office of International Affairs
2016-17 Woodbridge Fellows
Renee Bollier, Woodbridge Fellow
Renee supports and publicizes the university’s internationalization efforts, with a particular focus on OIA’s social media presence and global positioning. Renee’s background is in content creation, graphic design, and digital media, and she graduated from Yale College in May 2016 with a B.A. in English.
Dianne Lake, Woodbridge Fellow
Dianne supports events and communications for the Yale Africa Initiative, coordinates engagements for high-level African visitors, supports African student life, and organizes international programming for Yale students and faculty. Previously, Dianne was the Secretary General of the Yale Undergraduate Association for African Peace and Development (YAAPD) and an assistant to the Gruber Program for Women’s Rights and Global Justice at Yale Law School. Dianne graduated from Yale College in May 2016 with a B.A. in Political Science and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies.
For more information about the Woodbridge Fellows Program, click here.
Related Facilities and Programs
Yale International Leadership Programs (YILP): Leadership in the twenty-first century is global in nature. Since 2004, the Yale Office of International Affairs (OIA) has been offering a suite of Leadership Programs to professionals and life-long learners from around the world to enhance skills, broaden networks, and deepen thinking.
Yale Young Global Scholars (YYGS): Yale Young Global Scholars empowers the next generation of leaders by building a global community and designing interdisciplinary programs that foster intellectual curiosity, deepen understanding and inspire creative action across all borders.
The Maurice R. Greenberg Conference Center (GCC): The Maurice R. Greenberg Conference Center at Yale University is a conference facility available for use by international leadership programs and Yale-affiliated events. The building is designed to accommodate a wide range of activities, from conferences and corporate retreats to receptions and dinners.