The International Center Interns

Fall 2022

Graduate Staff Assistant

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Xuejiao Li “Judy”

Hello everyone, My name is Xuejiao Li. You can also call me Judy. I am from Dalian, a coastal city in the north of Dalian. Currently, I am a graduate student in Language, Literacy, and Technology program. When I am free, I like swimming, dancing, playing video games, painting, watching films, and listening to music.

Program Assistant

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Van Anh Dao “Tracy”

Hi, my name is Van Anh, people usually call me Tracy. I’m from Vietnam, a country in Southeast Asia. I am a sophomore and I’m majoring in Finance and International Business. In my leisure time, I love practicing piano, reading books, baking, and learning Chinese. I also super super super love music and usually dance along with it! I have been practicing different types of dancing since I was 12. I also love to learn about different cultural practices as well as international cuisines and making connections with friends from different nations.

Campus Friends team

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Ricky Ha

Hi, my name is Ricky Ha and I am from Tri-Cities, Washington. I am currently a senior and my major is psychology with a minor in sociology. On my spare time I enjoy catching up with my family and friends, watching k-dramas, cooking something new or old, and exploring new surroundings. I am looking forward to being part of the International Center as I go in with an open mind to learn about different cultures and creating connections with people from different backgrounds.

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Lily Townsen

Hello everyone my name is Lily Townsen. You can call me Townsen or Lily, I go by both. I am from Vancouver, Washington, which is a town close to Portland. I am an undergraduate student at Carson College studying international business with a minor in German. I like to spend time with my friends and listen to music in my free time. I am excited to work with the Campus Friends team and meet new people.

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Yunoka Watanabe

Hi, my name is Yunoka Watanabe. I’m from Japan. Currently, I’m a junior majoring psychology. I like reading books and cooking. If you’re interested in Japanese culture or food, let’s talk!!

Engage the World team

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Jordan Faliciano

Hello, my name is Jordan and I am from Bremerton, Washington. I am a junior who’s double majoring in international business and marketing. I typically like to play sports, play games, travel, and try new things as well as meet new people. It’s nice to meet you all!

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Carolyn McCampbell

Hello all! My name is Carolyn and I am from Portland, Oregon. I am a junior majoring in French education with a minor in hospitality and tourism. I am also an officer in the French Club at WSU and I host the French conversation table (every Wednesday at 3:10 p.m.). I studied abroad in the summer and I’m hoping to go again this spring. I love learning about different cultures and their unique differences and practices. In my free time I enjoy yoga, reading, hanging out with my friends, and participating in international and sorority events. I’m looking forward to getting to know you. Á bientôt!

Events team

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Chiara Edah

Hi! My name is Chiara (pronounced Kiara) and I was born in Minnesota but have lived abroad in different African countries my whole life. I’m originally from Togo and Burundi, small countries in west and east Africa. I am currently a sophomore at WSU studying international business with a concentration in marketing. A fun fact about me is I am bilingual; I speak both English and French. I love learning about new cultures and interacting with people from different backgrounds, so I am excited to be a part of this team.

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Elle Hsieh

Hey! I’m Zih Fong from Taiwan but I go by Ella here! I am a sophomore majoring in interior design. I would say I’m strongest and most interested in the fields dealing with visual art or music. I’m also interested in psychology studies! (Hopefully I’ll get myself a degree in psych too!) And just by the way, I am very into manga, video games, anime, etc. (and that’s basically what I do in my free time!).

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Yasmin Kadiri

My name is Yasmin Kadiri. I’m from Nigeria, one of the biggest countries in the western part of Africa. I am currently a sophomore majoring in finance. During my free time, I enjoy crocheting, trying out new restaurants, swimming, and hanging out with friends and I also enjoy watching films from different countries.

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Kaiya Phillips

Hey everyone! My name is Kaiya Phillips, I’m from Long Beach, California. I’m currently a junior at WSU majoring in international business and marketing with a minor in hospitality. In my free time I enjoy going to the rec with friends, playing guitar, and listening to music. I am so excited to be able to work with and meet new people!!

Family and Friends team

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Mariah Davila

Hi, my name is Mariah and I am from Warden, Washington. I am a senior this year majoring in human development and minoring in biology. I enjoy going on hikes, going to concerts, and trying new foods. I am so excited to be part of this team! 

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Ginji Watari

Hello, I’m Ginji and I’m a senior majoring in management information systems. I’m also from San Jose, CA. When I’m not busy with school, I like to play video games and hang out with friends. A fun fact about me is that I used to be an international student from the Philippines when I moved to the U.S. 8 years ago.

Marketing team

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Enaiya Clarke

My name is Enaiya Clarke, and I am a senior at WSU. My major is advertising, and my hope is to one day work at Nike in their marketing department. In my free time I enjoy video games, traveling, and spending time with my family and friends.

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Lexis Haller

Hi, my name is Lexis Haller and I’m from Chehalis, Washington. I am a senior studying sociology and advertising. In my free time I like to watch TV, read, spend time with my friends, and travel. I am very excited to meet new people and learn about different cultures in this position!

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Phuc Tran

Hi! my name is Phuc, and I am a senior majoring in digital technology and culture. I come from Can Tho, a city of the south of Vietnam. In my free time, I enjoy playing pool, video games, and guitar and watching movies. I am looking forward to working in the International Center because of all the connections that I am going to make.

Dependent programming

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Jiyoon Lee

Hi everyone! My name is Jiyoon Lee. I am from South Korea and I’m majoring in psychology. I love to communicate and share thoughts and ideas with people from diverse cultures! I love listening to others and be helpful to them. So, if you need help just come and talk to me!