The Boston University Global Parents Network (GPN) brings together BU’s international families to share information, build connections, and offer resources for your student’s success. Did you know that more than a quarter of our incoming undergraduates are international students?

Joining the network

We invite you to join the Global Parents Network for an annual commitment of $2,500 per year, which will support a range of on-campus initiatives, led by the dean of students, to provide an enriching experience for our global students and parents.

Perks & Benefits

• Feature University programming from our deans, faculty, and students, both virtually and in person internationally
• Build an active community of BU parents around the world, supporting each other and engaging with the University
• Connect our parents to the network of 43,000+ international BU Terriers

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For more information, please contact the Global Leadership Development team at bugpn@bu.edu.

The Inaugural Global Parents Council

We are proud to present the members of the inaugural Global Parents Council, who serve as leaders of the GPN:

Amer Sharaf Alhashmi (CAS’00, MET’02) & Fatma Khoory (Parents CAS’27), UAE
Alfonso & Geraldine Anggala (Parents Questrom’26), Philippines
Lincoln Chan (Pardee’94) & Mika Yamaguchi (Parents Questrom’27), Hong Kong
Milan & Saloni Chokshi (Parents Pardee’27), India
Alexander & Alexandra Classen (Parents CAS’26), Switzerland
Bassel Saad & Dalia Doss (Parents’26), Egypt
Vikas & Aroma Jain (Parents Questrom’26), India
Xingwang “Peter” Peng & Zhongzong Xu (Parents BUA’19; Questrom’22), China
Demir (CAS’93) & Aslıhan Sabancı (Parents CAS’26; CAS’27), Turkey
Utsav & Manjari Mehrotra Seth (Parents CAS’23; CAS’26, Pardee’26), UK & UAE
Erwin Shyu (Questrom’80) & Tina Fan (Parents CAS’25), Taiwan
Malek (ENG’92) & Maria Sukkar (Parents COM’23; ENG’25), UK & Lebanon

Events

The GPN offers a curated program of on-campus, international, and online events. We will add more information about specific events as it becomes available.

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Meet our team

  • Juhi Ginger Dagli • Associate Vice President, Global Leadership Development, Europe, Middle East/Africa & South Asia
  • Tuoyang Mu | 牟拓阳 • Associate Director, Global Leadership Development, Asia
  • Yoona Lee • International Development Officer, Global Leadership Development, Asia
  • Kati Reusche • International Development Officer, Global Leadership Development, Latin America & Canada
  • Brianna Buck • Associate Director, Global Leadership Development, International Programs & Events
  • Niamh Henry • Development Associate, Global Leadership Development