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

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


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