Assistant Director, Global Learning & Leadership
Center for Community Engagement and Services
Shoshanna Sumka joined the Center for Community Engagement and Service in the summer of 2005. As the Assistant Director for Global Learning and Leadership, her primary responsibility is overseeing the Alternative Break program and other international immersion programs. Shoshanna is from Silver Spring, MD and has lived overseas for fifteen years. As an international & experiential education professional, she has lived, traveled and/or worked in Kenya, Israel, Indonesia, Ecuador, Belize, Eastern Europe, Venezuela, Zambia and India. She lived in Ecuador for five years where she was the director of the University of Idaho’s study abroad program and taught Service-Learning courses about indigenous groups in the Amazon rain forest, the Andes, and mangrove restoration in coastal regions.
She is a founding member of the Haiti Compact: Higher Ed with Haiti and has traveled several times to that country to engage with grassroots women's empowerment organizations.
Master’s of Applied Anthropology, Cultural Resource Management, University of Maryland; Bachelors of Arts, Sociology/Anthropology, Earlham College
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