Our Mission

Our mission is to develop students' global mindsets through immersive and experiential learning programs. By cultivating intercultural communication through international perspectives students are able to apply a unique and transferable skill set to the workplace. 

Studying abroad was the best experience of my life. Not only do you learn so much about yourself, but you get the opportunity to immerse yourself in an entirely different culture. I absolutely fell in love with everything about Australia.”
— –Mallory, Sydney Spring 2017

Annenberg International Program Locations





International Communication studies



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Katy Kelly has been the Assistant Director of Annenberg International Programs since 2016. In her current role, she manages all of the school’s short-term and semester-long overseas  programming. 

Prior  to  joining USC Annenberg, she worked in the non-profit sector focusing on international development and international education. Katy received a BA in International Relations and French from DePaul University in Chicago and a Master’s degree in Public Diplomacy from the University of Southern California. She is committed to cultivating mutual  understanding  through  travel  and  by  encouraging students to become more globally-minded.


Georgia Stahl- International Programs Coordinator

Georgia Stahl recently joined the Annenberg team as the International Programs Coordinator.

 Prior to her role at USC Annenberg, she worked in the non-profit sector with a focus on educational equity and immigration advocacy. Georgia received a BA in Spanish and in International Studies from the University of North Carolina at Asheville, and a MA in Global Studies from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a focus on Migration and Labor Rights.

She has studied and researched abroad in Ecuador and in Rajasthan, India, and enjoys traveling for pleasure and cultural immersion throughout Latin America. She is passionate about connecting students with the resources they need to help enhance their cultural competency, empathy, and ‘global connectedness’.