Current Mentors

Meet our awesome mentors who are here to help new international students at IUPUI! 

Mentors work together in teams of three to welcome and support new students. 

  • Mostafa Abdulaleem
    Egypt

    School Year: Junior

    Major(s): Electrical Engineering

    Team: Gaia

  • Johanna Acero Herrera
    Colombia

    School Year: Sophomore

    Major(s): Biology

    Team: Artemis 

  • Brianna Arnold
    USA

    School Year: Sophomore

    Major(s): Pre-Nursing 

    Team: Apollo

  • Deepali Balasubramani
    India

    School Year: Junior

    Major(s): Chemistry 

    Team: Gaia

  • Amber Bennett
    USA

    School Year: Junior

    Major(s): Political Science and International Studies

    Team: Athena

  • May Binshaiq
    Saudi Arabia

    School Year: Junior 

    Major(s): Informatics 

    Team: Artemis 

     

  • Ian Cunningham
    USA

    School Year: Senior

    Major(s): Journalism and Public Relations 

    Team: Poseidon

  • Christopher Dugan
    USA, Cyprus

    School Year:  Senior

    Major(s): Environmental Health Science 

    Team: Aphrodite 

  • Benjamim Eduardo
    Angola

    School Year: Senior

    Major(s): Economics

    Team: Hercules 

  • Alayna Hutchinson
    USA

    School Year: Senior

    Major(s): Community Health

    Team: Poseidon

  • Yoshika Iwamoto
    USA

    School Year: Sophomore 

    Major(s): Pre-Nursing 

    Team: Hercules 

  • Saedie Hawbaker
    USA

    School Year: Sophomore

    Major(s): English and International Studies

    Team: Athena

  • Sundeep Kakar
    India

    School Year: Sophomore

    Major(s): Computer Science 

    Team: Apollo

  • Deirdre Kelley
    USA

    School Year: Sophomore

    Major(s): Civic Leadership 

    Team: Gaia 

  • Raunak Kelshiker
    India

    School Year: Sophomore 

    Major(s): Physics 

    Team: Athena 

  • JeongIn Lee
    Republic of Korea

    School Year: Sophomore

    Major(s): Pre-Nursing 

    Team: Aphrodite

  • Arooj Mohammed
    USA

    School Year: Senior 

    Major(s): Geology

    Team: Artemis

  • Gabriela Ocampo Serrano
    Colombia

    School Year: Junior

    Major(s): Global and International Studies 

    Team: Hercules

  • Nidhi Ramanathan
    India

    School Year: Sophomore

    Major(s): Accounting and Finance 

    Team: Poseidon 

  • Rachel Surridge
    USA

    School Year: Sophomore

    Major(s): Biomedical Engineering

    Team: Apollo

     

  • Ciera Woods
    USA

    School Year: Junior

    Major(s): Social Work 

    Team: Aphrodite

  • Susan Mertz
    USA

    International Mentoring Coordinator 

  • Estela Kite
    USA

    International Program Manager 

  • Sandra Lemons
    USA

    Director of International Student Services