Kathleen Grevers has a diversified background in education administration, international education, apparel design and sustainability. She taught for over 15 years at RISD, and has pioneered, launched and successfully led multiple higher education global travel classes focusing on industry networking and experiential learning. Her interest and focus on sustainability is central to her teaching methodologies, research and administrative work. Kathleen is a leader at connecting resources within and between communities, industries and academia, and she has taught, mentored and guided students in educational and corporate environments. She holds a Bachelor Applied Science in Textile, Marketing and Design from the University of Rhode Island, and a Masters in Global Student Mobility from Northeaster University.