Karlene N. Dickey received an AB from McGill University and an MA from University of Pennsylvania. In her career, Karlene was active in NAFSA as Chair of International Admissions section as well as AACRAO as Vice President for International Relations. She served as President of TRACE, now known as World Higher Education. She served on the boards of GRE, CGS and TOEFL. She has led workshops to Yugoslavia, Hungary, Denmark, Norway and Sweden. Her publications include World Education Series and PIER projects on education in Switzerland, Yugoslavia, Hungary, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Slovenia, and Swiss Engineering and Business Schools.