Connect & Network

When international education professionals connect, they create powerful communities of learning. NAFSA works to support these communities by providing a wide array of opportunities to share knowledge, build relationships, and advance the profession.

Find the community that is right for you and start building connections that will boost your career and increase your profile in the field.

Knowledge Communities

NAFSA's five Knowledge Communities encompass a range of competency areas and support eight online professional networks. Discover new ideas, resources, relevant training and events, as well as the latest news about your particular practice area.

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Member Directory

Connect with colleagues through NAFSA’s Member Directory (a member-only benefit). Search for peers, meet others doing similar work, and build your professional network. 

The online interactive directory is available to all members in good standing.

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Member Interest Groups

Member Interest Groups unite international educators who have common professional interests; work in similar institutions; support specific country and region programs; or, share common personal or professional experiences. 

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NAFSA Regions

NAFSA members in the United States are organized into 11 geographic regions, providing many opportunities for engagement, professional learning, and leadership.

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Network.NAFSA enables international educators to engage and collaborate with peers. Connect with communities of professional or personal interest, communicate with colleagues in the field, and share professional resources.

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NAFSA member volunteers grow professionally and personally as they contribute to the strength of the organization and help advance international education.

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