Episode 6: Monica Malhotra and Andrew Gordon on Making Study Abroad Accessible for All

Florida International University
Office of Global Learning Initiatives


Monica Malhotra is a Project Manager with the National Clearinghouse on Disability and Exchange at Mobility International USA, which aims to increase participation of people with disabilities in inclusive international exchange programs. Previously, Monica worked for 10 years at The University of Texas at Austin, where she assisted with admission, immigration, disability support, student counseling, and sponsored student programs as the Senior International Student Coordinator for ESL Services and as International Student Advisor at the International Office. Her past experience includes serving four years on the board for the Multicultural Refugee Coalition and interning with the EastWest institute in New York. Monica earned her Bachelor's degree in Sociology from the University of Texas at Arlington and her Master’s degree in International Studies from the University of Exeter, UK. In this episode, Monica and Andrew discuss how their organizations support a broad array of individuals, educational institutions, and for-profit, non-profit, and governmental entities committed to making study abroad more diverse, accessible, equitable, and inclusive.