Global Education Team

Nancy Hannemann

Director, Global Education
+1 (780) 492-5962

Nancy's interest in understanding other cultures and global issues began in childhood when her parents moved from rural Alberta to spend time in Tanzania. While a University student, she volunteered and carried out research in Nigeria and completed her Master's in anthropology in England. More recently she was the founding Director of the Centre for Innovation and International Studies at Kwara State University in Nigeria. In addition to fostering global citizenship on campus, Nancy has been closely engaged with the community and has been recognized through several awards, including a Queen's Golden Jubilee Medal, the Salvos Prelorentzos Peace Award, and the Friend of Africa Award. She collects African fabric and can be found at her sewing machine late at night.

Leslie Weigl

Global Education Coordinator (International House)
+1 (780) 492-8021

Leslie is passionate about building welcoming, creative, diverse spaces that make a positive impact on society. With a Master's degree in Intercultural Relations, most of her time is spent collaborating with student leaders for multicultural community building and global leadership development at the University of Alberta's International House. Leslie also designs and conducts an array of tailored workshops on intercultural communication and sensitivity, consensus building, multicultural team building, and embodied approaches to intercultural learning and loves to emcee multicultural concerts and celebrations. Leslie was recognized as one of Edmonton's Top 40 Under 40 and Daughter of the Year in 2015. As a social dance teacher as well as an interculturalist, Leslie believes that "connection" is key to positive interaction, joy, and learning.

Carrie Malloy

Global Education Coordinator
+1 (780) 492-8792

Carrie has a master's degree in International and Intercultural Education. She spent more than 10 years living, working and traveling overseas and is always looking forward to the next adventure. She is passionate about human rights, intercultural communication and community building.

Lisa Lozanski

Global Education Coordinator
+1 (780) 248-2040

Stunned by global inequality at a young age, Lisa's commitment to a better world has led to posts with the then Canadian International Development Agency and with the international education units of Alberta Education, the Alberta Teachers' Association and the University of Alberta. Lisa has a Master's degree in Adult Education and degrees in International Relations and International Development. She has also served as a Fellow at the Summer Institute of Intercultural Communication in Portland, Oregon. A long time yogini, Lisa is interested in the role of mindfulness in facilitating intercultural interaction and the resolution of complex global problems.