Honors & Awards


Global PIEoneer Award Finalist in the "Championing Diversity" category (winner announced in Sept. 2018),  selected by The PIE News 

Education New Zealand Fellow, awarded by the New Zealand Ministry of Education

NAFSA Diversity Impact Fellow, awarded by NAFSA: Association of International Educators (the world's largest nonprofit association dedicated to international education)  

Fulbright Scholarship to Germany, awarded by Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, U.S. State Department

Top 3 Difference Maker Award, awarded by Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce 

Management Leadership for Tomorrow Fellow

Forte Foundation Fellow 


National Innovation Award, awarded by the Diversity Abroad Network


Excellence in Diversity & Inclusion in International Education Award, awarded by Diversity Abroad Network


NYU Steinhardt Global Studies Scholarship, awarded by New York University Steinhardt

2011, 2012

21st Century Scholarship, awarded by New York University Steinhardt     



Ranked Top Performing Student in College-Wide Intermediate Mandarin Chinese Course, National Kaohsiung Normal University


Women of Excellence Award, awarded by Student Affairs Office and Institute of Hispanic-Latino Cultures  

The Florida Senate Spirit of Service Award, awarded by President of the Florida Senate                                

Fulbright Scholarship to Taiwan, awarded by Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, U.S. State Department (2009 - 2010)


Most Outstanding Undergraduate Student Award, awarded by University of Florida F Portuguese Department (2007, 2008)

Peter G. Gordon - Sun Sentinel Scholarship, awarded by College of Journalism and Communications (2007, 2008)


Lisbon Spring Initiative Grant, awarded by Luso-American Development Foundation          

Alfred E. Hower Scholarship, awarded for outstanding achievement in Latin American Studies                

Summer Global Studies Scholarship, awarded by University of Florida International Center