Ms Carol Madison Graham

bioPhoto-CarolMadisonGraham1Carol Madison Graham holds advanced degrees from Georgetown University in Middle East History and International Relations and began a career in international policy and educational exchange as a US diplomat. She moved to London in 1995 where she has worked in the Higher Education, Law and Government sectors. From 2002 to 2006 she was Executive Director of the US UK Fulbright Commission. During that time she founded the UK Scholarship Network for heads of UK based scholarship organizations and was heavily involved in initiatives to increase diversity of institutions and students.

Carol participates as a conference speaker on various topics involving exchanges including widening access to programs, diversity, cultural engagement. She is the author of a book on Coping with Anti Americanism designed to help participants in US study abroad programs understand perspectives on the United States and positively engage with host cultures.

She has held a number of positions on advisory committees including several years on the British Council's Advisory Committee for Governance and the Institute for the Study of the Americas at the University of London.. In addition to Marshall Scholarships she is currently a member of the board of the Carnegie UK Trust and the International House Trust where she is Chair of the Public Benefit Committee. She also coordinates the special interest group for students with disabilities for the National Association of Foreign Student Advisors (NAFSA) and is an active volunteer in her local community.