The staff members of the 2024 International Geography Championships are listed below. Please direct any other questions regarding 2024 International Geography Championships staffing or staff members to the IGC Director of Staff, Joseph Cox (Joseph@iacompetitions.com).

David Madden
Co-Tournament Director, IGC 2024; Founder and Co-Executive Director, International Academic Competitions

David Madden is the co-founder and co-Executive Director of International Academic Competitions and the International Geography Championships. He began his involvement in academic competitions in the 1990’s playing quiz bowl for Ridgewood High School and Princeton University. In 1998-1999, he was an AFS Exchange Student in Vienna, Austria, where he lived with an Austrian family, attended a Viennese high school, and learned German fluently with a Viennese accent. He considers Vienna his second hometown and returns there 3-5 times in a normal year. In 2004, he appeared as a contestant on the American quiz show Jeopardy! winning 19 games in a row. He also participated in the Jeopardy! All Star Games tournament in early 2019 which he and his teammates won, and was a semifinalist in the Jeopardy! Invitational Tournament earlier in 2024. While taking coursework to become a social studies teacher, he established the first competitions in the International Academic Competitions family in June 2010. For the past 14 years, David has overseen IAC as Executive Director, and as of 2024, approximately 100,000 students in over 50 countries compete in IAC events each school year. David is also a published art historian, an Ambassador with the Rainforest Alliance, and once hiked the entire length of the US east coast for the Fisher House Foundation, a veterans charity. He enjoys running, skiing, baking chocolate chip cookies, and playing with his three cheeky parakeets. If you can improve his Wikipedia page by including secondary or tertiary sources, he will tip his Tyrolean hat to you.

Nolwenn Madden
Co-Tournament Director, IGC 2024; Co-Executive Director, International Academic Competitions

Nolwenn Madden is the co-Executive Director of International Academic Competitions and the co-founder of the International Geography Championships. Prior to her career in academic competitions, Nolwenn studied at the French grande école EM Lyon where she received a MS in Management. She also worked as a translator for Microsoft and booking.com (which came in handy making reservations for IGC) before launching the International History Bee and Bowl in 2011, the first IAC competitions outside the USA. She and David were co-coaches for the first team from the USA to attend the International Geography Olympiad in Kyoto, Japan in the summer of 2013. She has organized and directed hundreds of tournaments for IAC throughout North America, Europe, Asia, Australia, and New Zealand, and oversees organizational strategy and outreach for IAC. In her spare time, she enjoys playing the ukulele, skiing and goofing around with Apple, Maui, and Gigi (the aforementioned cheeky parakeets) as well playing the cello, baking delicious French desserts, and traveling.

Kiersten Brown
Director of Communications

If you’ve called the IAC help desk phone, you’ve probably talked to Kiersten Brown to have your questions answered. This year, she’s been the brains behind the social media posts and is acting as the Communications Director for IGC. One of the many IAC Jeopardy! Alumni, Kiersten staffed the 2022 IGC and International History Oluympiad events in Burlington and Princeton, the 2023 International History Olympiad in Rome, and many regional tournaments around the country for the Middle and Elementary School divisions. In her downtime, she likes to spend time with her kids, her husband, and in Montreal for the comedy festivals. She also reviews books on World War II history, particularly in regards to resistance fighters.

Joseph Cox
Director of Staff

Joseph Cox serves as the Director of US Middle & Elementary School Operations for International Academic Competitions. He joined IAC full-time in 2022, having previously worked as a high school science teacher at Largo High School in Pinellas County Schools in Florida. Joseph graduated from Purdue University with a B.S. in Biochemistry and a minor in History. He began assisting with IAC events in 2019 when he attended his first National Championships in Chicago, IL. In his free time, Joseph enjoys reading, playing the piano, playing video games, participating in pub trivia, and watching TV while spending time with his partner and their dog and three cats.

Jason Flowers
Director of Exams

Jason Flowers is the Director of Exams for IAC and the 2024 International Geography Championships. Jason joined IAC in 2015 as a Team Leader for the US Geography Team and as the head writer for the US Geography Championships (USGC). Since then, he has helped to write the US History Bee and National Political Science Bee qualifying exams, all levels of USGC exams, National Championship Exams in history, and various exams and events for the International History Olympiad and IGC. In addition to writing for IAC, Jason is the Quiz Bowl and History Bowl coach at the Liberal Arts and Science Academy in Austin, TX, where his teams have won two National History Bowl titles and four quiz bowl national championships.

Scott Fowler
Director of Field Trips

Shortly after being awarded IAC Middle School Coach of the Year in 2015, Scott began his career with IAC at the first International History Olympiad in Williamsburg, Virginia, USA. He has staffed every National Championships since then, as well as five International Championships. Scott also works as a Regional Coordinator for IAC, scheduling, organizing, and directing EMS Regional Finals, and assists with outreach in the USA.
Scott’s middle school teams have placed in the top 10 at the National Championships five times, and were crowned NAQT National Champions in 2024. Scott and his wife Traci enjoy wine, traveling, and soccer.

Lee Holden
Director of Question Production & Quiz Bowl Tournaments

Lee Holden is the Director of Question Production at IAC. He earned his BA in History and Philosophy from Wofford College in 2018. Lee is originally from Spartanburg, South Carolina, where he competed in the National History Bee and Bowl while at Dorman High School. He currently resides in Vergennes, Vermont. In his free time, he enjoys reading and watching reality TV. Lee is currently working on his MFA in Fiction at the Bennington Writing Seminars.

Steve Muench
Director of Accommodations, Assistant Director of Field Trips

Steve Muench is a world history teacher at Leonia Middle School in Leonia, NJ. Steve has been part of IAC’s staff for nearly a decade, serving as tournament director for elementary, middle, and high school regional competitions across the United States. Most recently, Steve staffed the International History Olympiad in Rome last summer. Along with Jason Flowers, Steve is the co-coach of Team USA for the International Geography Olympiad (iGeo), having taken the team to Serbia in 2017, Quebec City in 2018, Hong Kong in 2019, and Indonesia in 2023. Back home, Steve is proud to be married to Ligia for 30 years and has two adult children.

Jess Peña 
Director of Statistics

Jess Peña is a Regional Coordinator for the Middle and Elementary School Divisions of International Academic Competitions in the USA and is the Director of Statistics at the 2024 International Geography Championships. Since 2021, she has served as an exam writer, grader, and tournament director at regional, national, and international events. Jess lives in Austin, TX with her husband and her pups, Bear and Moose, and she teaches US History at St. Andrew’s Episcopal School. In her free time, Jess enjoys powerlifting, live music, and pub quizzes.

Deborah Pettingill
Director of Registrations & Additional Competitions

Deborah Pettingill is the Senior Director of Operations for International Academic Competitions where she supervises all of the staff in the United States and Canada and is the Event Coordinator for both the Varsity and Junior Varsity National Championships and the Middle and Elementary School National Championships. She joined IAC full time in June of 2021 after working for IAC part time as a Coordinator for the Middle and Elementary School Division and directing tournaments around the country. Deborah was a history teacher for 22 years at Largo High School in Florida where taught both US and World History. Deborah coached the History Bowl Team. was advisor for Rho Kappa (the History Honor Society) and coordinated both the school and county National History Day competitions. She enjoys traveling with Eleanor, her adventure cat, fostering kittens for rescue organizations, and participating in historical reenactment (especially the Roman time period).

Alex Bowden
Co-Ceremonies Coordinator

Alex is a history and geography teacher at El Altillo International School in Jerez de la Frontera, Spain. Coming from a naval family, Alex was brought up at The Royal Hospital School in Suffolk, England. He discovered a passion for history early in life and went on to study Maritime History at the University of Hull. Linking his passion for history with research skills, Alex worked for the Manchester United Museum and the British Museum before moving to Spain, where he has been teaching ever since. One of his biggest life challenges was completed this year when he completed his Masters in Secondary Education (in Spanish)! He loves to write, read, travel, hike, play football and spend time in the countryside. Alex staffed the 2023 International History Olympiad in Rome, and is looking forward to his first IGC!

Sara DelVillano
Assistant Director of Accommodations, Music Walking Tour & Geopardy Coordinator

Sara DelVillano is a Tournament Coordinator for IAC’s US Varsity & Junior Varsity Divisions. An experienced moderator and Tournament Director, Sara coordinated the Geocache Treasure Hunt at the 2022 IGC and the Classical Music History Bees at the 2022 and 2023 International History Olympiads. Sara studied music education at Ithaca College and was a 20-year music teaching veteran before joining IAC, and she continues teaching private woodwind lessons and plays clarinet in the Category 5 Wind Ensemble. Sara was a finalist on the Jeopardy! Teachers Tournament in 2019 and loves playing pub trivia. Sara is looking forward to working in Vienna, one of the most important cities in classical music history, which she can’t wait to share with this year’s IGC participants!

Joan Dietrich
Assistant Director of Staff

Joan is IAC’s Regional Coordinator for Canada and is delighted to be working at her first world championship event in Vienna. A native of Vancouver, Canada, Joan participated in Reach for the Top, a national quiz competition, when she was in high school. Joan has a degree in English Literature from the University of British Columbia and is certified as a Montessori Early Childhood educator. Her appearance on Jeopardy! in 2019 led her to working with IAC, and she has read for many online tournaments. Joan enjoys playing trivia with her online team, quilting, and spending time with her family and her energetic corgi.

Abigail Ecal
Assistant Director of Statistics

Abigail Ecal has been working as a Question Editor for IAC since 2022. Abigail is an alumna of Milpitas High School, where she founded her school’s quiz bowl club during her junior year. She then went on to earn her BA in History with a Minor in Biology from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo in 2019. In her free time, Abigail enjoys watching movies, completing her daily New York Times puzzles, and putting her knowledge to use in local pub trivia nights. Since having previously staffed for regional tournaments in the Bay Area, national tournaments, and the International History Olympiad in 2022, Abigail is looking forward to staffing her first IGC this summer!

Jay Wickliff
Great Trading Game Coordinator

As Director of Strategic Planning, Jay helps chart the future of IAC. He is the co-founder of the National Political Science Bee and coordinates the related discussion groups. He designs academic games like the Great Trading Game and MCs award ceremonies at major competitions including every International History Olympiad. As a teacher at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology, he coached the History Bowl team to a National Championship. Jay has also served as Executive Director at Presidential Classroom, a Washington-based civic education program for outstanding high school students, where he founded the Future World Leaders Summit for teenage leaders from around the world. During his career in human resources management, he worked as Vice President for Global Human Resources at Gerber Scientific, Inc., a mid-sized New York Stock Exchange listed company.

Eli Bertuccioli
Eli first joined IAC as an International History Bee and Bowl competitor in 2018 at the International School of Geneva, and went on to participate in several local and regional competitions, including winning the 2022 International History Bee European Championships, before starting to work as a staffer. He is currently pursuing a BA in Philosophy at the University of Cambridge, where he is also active as a student representative. In his free time, Eli enjoys reading, coxing, and playing board games.

Iris Betten
Iris is a Dutch geography teacher, currently teaching at the International School in Utrecht. She holds a Masters in human geography with a specialisation in political geography. In her free time, Iris enjoys playing the clarinet, reading, visiting museums, seeing musicals and exploring new places. She is looking forward to staffing her first International Geography Championships this summer!

Sean Briody
Originally from Long Island, Sean Briody graduated from Brown University with a dual degree in American Studies and Egyptology & Assyriology (but sadly, he does not walk like an Egyptian). The 2024 Parents/Teachers Academic Bee Champion, he is currently an AP U.S. History teacher and National History Bowl coach at Cardinal Newman School in Columbia, South Carolina. Sean was a player for Commack High School in the 2014 and 2015 seasons, and has been a familiar face at tournaments since he started staffing back in 2017. This will be his fourth world championship event. He is the author of The Brown University Band: An Ever True History (Arcadia/The History Press).

Thomas Charnier
This year, I have completed my A-levels at Dulwich College, London. I studied Economics, Geography and Mathematics, and have been accepted into the University of Nottingham where I wish to study economics. I enjoy team sports and have played 1st XV rugby for the past three years for school. In my free time I enjoy playing golf, tennis and chess. I am extremely looking forward to staffing my first International Geography Championships and sharing my love for Geography. This will be my first time in Austria and I am excited to immerse myself in a new culture.

Audra Dankwardt
Audra is currently a PhD student in School Psychology at UMass Boston. She has spent most of her life in Massachusetts, and joined the IAC staffing team in Fall 2021. She has served as New England Outreach Coordinator, US Operation Specialist, and tournament director for regional tournaments across New England. She loves traveling and is excited to be joining the team of IAC staff at IGC 2024 in Vienna!

Krish Dev
Krish is a rising sophomore studying Computer Science and Linguistics at New York University. Beyond academics, Krish is the incoming Director of Creative and Digital Strategy at the Washington Square News, and previously worked as a Deputy News Editor and Multimedia Editor for the student-run publication. He also competed in the 2022 IGC in Burlington, Vermont, placing fourth overall with a gold and a silver medal. In addition to obsessing over geography, he enjoys posting photos on @krish_dev.creations, watching new films with friends, taking public transport to new places and letting Arsenal make or break his week.

Jonathan Dobbs-Grove
Jonathan is looking forward to his first International Geography Championships this summer, having previously been a moderator at the 2024 International Geography Bee European Championships this past June in London. Jonathan studied Environmental Science at Queen Mary University of London and has been teaching Geography and Biology for 12 years. Currently Head of Geography at La Retraite in London. Jonathan also works as support artist in various film and television productions in and around London. In his free time he is an avid gardener, loves to cook and draw, and is a big fan of both board and PC strategy video games.

Kevin S. Fox
Kevin S. Fox is a cultural geographer who has taught geography at both the secondary and university levels in Austria, Tanzania, Switzerland, and the USA. He holds a Master’s degree in Geography and is a past National Geographic Grosvenor Teacher Fellow. He founded the Geographical Imaginations Expedition & Institute (GIEI) and hosted and produced their monthly radio essay program “Geographical Imaginations: Radio Expeditions into the Geographies of Everything and Nothing.” Currently residing in the Pyrenees in Spain, Fox is an avid long distance walker and Master beekeeper.

Jeff Gepner
Jeff Gepner has taught history at international schools in Guam and the United Kingdom, and he currently teaches history at Ruamrudee International School in Bangkok, Thailand. In addition to teaching, Jeff coaches his school’s International History Bee and Bowl team and occasionally directs tournaments for International Academic Competitions in southeast Asia. Jeff has staffed the 2018, 2022, and 2023 International History Olympiads in Berlin, Princeton, and Rome, and he is looking forward to serving on the staff of his first International Geography Championships in Vienna this summer.

Raven Groeschler
Raven started working for International Academic Competitions in 2016 after seeing a last minute request for extra moderators. Since then Raven has continued to work for IAC and is now a regional tournament director and also assists with stats for the larger events. When Raven is not working for IAC she works as an independent researcher at the National Archives and also teaches cake decorating classes. In her spare time, Raven enjoys baking, traveling, anime conventions, board games, and belting out a song at karaoke.

Lukas Holas
A national of Slovakia, but a true citizen of the world, Lukas found passion for Geography during his high school studies. Desire to know the cultures and landscapes around the world led him to study international relations and travel around the world, visiting more than 60 countries on all continents except Antarctica. He has been teaching Geography, History, Government, Economics and Business for nearly 10 years at international schools in China and Germany. As this is going to be his first International Geography Championships, he will be excited to share his stories from more as well as lesser known places, just as much as take photos to capture the unique moments we are all going to experience.

Jamie Jones
Jamie is a Geography teacher from Yorkshire in the north of England. He studied his undergraduate in Geography, specialising in Political Geography, at the University of St. Andrews in Scotland. He recently finishing a Master’s degree in European Studies, completing a thesis on Hungarian politics, at the Centre International de Formation Européenne. He has taught in Yorkshire, Budapest, and Milan and will be taking up a position at the European School in the Hague from August.

Ritvik Katta
Ritvik is a rising freshman at Purdue University, pursuing a degree in aerospace engineering. He has been playing Quiz Bowl and IAC tournaments for the last six years. During his time at Ridgewood High School in NJ, Ritvik led the Quiz Bowl and History Bowl Team for three years, becoming Club President in his senior year. In his free time, he has staffed and tournament-directed numerous tournaments and also serves as a question writer for the Long Island Quiz Bowl Alliance. Aside from Quiz Bowl, Ritvik loves watching the news and YouTube, volunteering, playing tennis, aviation, and traveling. Ritvik looks forward to Vienna and meeting new people at IGC.

Tim Madden
Tim Madden has staffed International Academic Competitions events since their inception, in addition to each International Geography Championships and International History Olympiad. Tim and Susan are the only staffers who have attended all fourteen IAC US Varsity and Junior Varsity National Championships. In high school, Tim played on the Loyola Academy (IL) quiz bowl team, and he is an alumnus of Boston College (B.S.) and New York University (MBA). Before retiring in 2016, Tim worked in banking for 43 years, including postings with Chase Manhattan in Jakarta and Paris. Tim’s favorite International Championships memories are moderating the finals of the Naval History Bee on the deck of the USS Missouri during a tropical depression in 2016 and seeing the opening ceremonies of the 2024 International History Olympiad in Rome at the Circus Maximus.

Susan Madden
Susan Madden has been staffing IAC tournaments since 2010, including the first two International Geography Championships in 2018 and 2022, and many other regional, national, and international tournaments. She has an MBA from NYU Stern and is an alumna of Wellesley College and Tenafly High School. She has worked for Chase Manhattan in banking, in numerous community volunteer positions, and as a parent advisor and driver for the Ridgewood High School quiz bowl team in the 1990’s. In her free time, she enjoys cooking, skiing, traveling, and solving the New York Times crossword.

Grayson McCready
Grayson’s teaching career started in the mountains of British Columbia but over 20 years ago, he left to teach internationally with stops in the Bahamas, Cuba and now Basel, Switzerland. Prior to teaching, he served as a paratrooper in the Canadian Army. Since 2018, Grayson has been at every IAC World Championship level event, including the 2018 International Geography Championships and International History Olympiad in Berlin, the 2022 IGC in Vermont, and the 2022 and 2023  International History Olympiads in Princeton/New York and Rome. He has brought History Bowl teams to every IAC European Championships since its inception in 2012, and his school of SIS Basel hosted the 2022 IAC European Championships as well.

Chris Miller
Chris has worked as a writer, moderator, and regional tournament director with International Academic Competitions since 2021. Chris has a long history in the quiz bowl community, having played for Woodgrove High School and the College of William & Mary. Chris also competed in the inaugural National History Bee & Bowl in 2011. Chris recently completed a Masters of Public Administration at George Mason University and has written extensively for IAC events including the National Political Science Bee, the International Geography Championships, and the International History Olympiad. In his spare time, Chris enjoys baking, tutoring, traveling, coin collecting, and visiting museums.

Aditya Rajesh
Aditya Rajesh is a rising High School Senior. Having staffed before at various IAC tournaments, he is now working as both a staffer and question writer. Aditya got involved in IAC through his local Quiz Bowl and History Bowl team at Ridgewood High School in Ridgewood, NJ. He has also competed at various nationals events due to his interest in history. In his free time, he plays cricket and video games.

Ken Romeo
Ken is a math teacher at Middlesex Middle School in Darien, Connecticut. In 2009, Ken started the Middlesex Quiz Bowl program, and has helped coach the team to be one of the best in the country. In 2016, Ken and his co-coach Barbara Ivey were recognized as the National History Bee and Bowl Middle School Quiz Bowl Coaches of the Year. Ken brings his passion for academic competitions to his podcast, For 10 Points, which he hosts with his assistant coach Andrew Turriago.

Vella Ross
Vella Ross is a biochemist at UMass Chan Medical School in Worcester, Massachusetts, and an aspiring ornithologist. They started at IAC about 3 years ago and are excited to work at another international competition. In their free time, they enjoy birding, reading, swimming, and hanging out with their cat, Malina.

Ameer Sadi
Born in Baghdad with family origins in the Babylon governorate, Ameer has been a passionate lover of all things history, geography, and politics from a young age. He was raised in the DMV area where he regularly was part of countless academic competitions before moving to Qatar. Ameer has recently graduated from the American School of Doha and will be attending Georgetown University – Qatar to study International History. While this will be his first time staffing, he has no shortage of experience in IAC competitions (and no shortage of stories about them either!). He has participated in the History Bee and Geography Bee since 5th grade, and competed everywhere from US competitions in Alexandria, Chicago, and Atlanta, to European and international competitions in Rome, London, Nicosia, and Barcelona. In his free time, Ameer enjoys spending time with family and friends, reading everything from political theory to Arabic poetry and he looks forward to his first time in Central Europe!

Sarah Schuster
Sarah is a math and science teacher at John Burroughs Elementary School in Washington, DC. Prior to that, she taught multiple subjects including social studies and geography at the elementary level in Virginia and Florida. Sarah has a Bachelor’s of Science in Humanities and Psychology from Florida State University and a Masters of Arts in History Art, Theory, and Display from the University of Edinburgh in Scotland. She enjoys cooking, traveling, and visiting museums.

Ryan Sharpe
Ryan’s first introduction to IAC came as a competitor in 2018, when he won the International Geography Bee Canadian Championships. A lifelong globe-spinner and atlas-peruser, he also represented Canada at the 2021 International Geography Olympiad held virtually “in” Istanbul, taking home a bronze medal. Since graduating high school, Ryan has had the pleasure of staffing IAC events in Toronto, Paris, and in Rome for last year’s IHO. After two years studying politics and history in France, Ryan will join the General Course at the London School of Economics this autumn. In his spare time, he enjoys reading, travelling, playing badminton, and cheering in vain for the Toronto Maple Leafs.

Harriet Skinner
Hello, I’m Harriet Skinner, a dedicated geography teacher with over 10 years of experience in secondary education. I currently teach at Geneva English School in Switzerland, where I bring the world to my students through engaging and interactive lessons. With a Master’s degree in Outdoor Education and a background in environmental science, I am passionate about exploring physical landscapes, human-environment interactions, and global issues with my students. I have led several field trips and community projects that emphasise hands-on learning and real-world application of geographic concepts. Outside the classroom, I enjoy sailing, traveling to new places, and participating in local environmental conservation efforts. I am committed to fostering curiosity and a deep understanding of our world in every student.

Malcolm Surer
Malcolm is a history-geography teacher at the École Jeannine Manuel (EJM) in Paris, France. With a rich background in the United States, France and the People’s Republic of China, he seeks to bring a new perspective into the classroom. Malcolm enjoys delving into historical research, visiting historical sites around the world and engaging in discussions about geopolitical issues. A second-year International History Bee and Bowl coach for the EJM History Club, he is exciting for what this year’s International Geography Championships has in store!

Zachary Turinsky
Two summers ago, Zachary competed in both the International History Olympiad and International Geography Championships, earning several medals and, with his first-place finish on the IGC Country Exam at the 2022 International Geography Championships, a trip to North Macedonia in the spring of 2023 with IAC Executive Director David Madden. Zachary competed in the National History Bee and Bowl while a student at Millburn High School, and currently studies history and politics at the University of Oxford. In his free time, he enjoys playing tennis and the trumpet.

Rob Varty
Born in South Africa, Rob is an enthusiastic educator with a profound love for education in general, but most notably for history and geography. His career has seen him teach a variety of subjects, including history, natural sciences, and foreign languages such as French, German, and English, in South Africa, Russia, and Vietnam. Now, Rob teaches English, geography, and history at the International German School of Brussels, where he passionately incorporates gamified learning into his lessons. In addition to his love of social sciences, Rob is passionate about linguistics and languages—he can speak seven languages and is currently learning Hungarian to add to his repertoire. He is very keen to staff the IGC 2024 and all that awaits him there.

Anthony Walker-Pearson
Anthony is Head of History and Geography (Grades 6 to 10) at École Jeannine Manuel in Paris, France. In 2016, he started a History Club for 8 students at the school. The club has since grown tremendously, as it now includes nearly 100 passionate students. With such an eager and massive cohort, EJM students have consistently performed at the highest levels in the European Division of the International History Bee and Bowl. Anthony had a fantastic time staffing the 2023 International History Olympiad in Rome last summer, where he made lasting connections with staff, students, and parents. He eagerly anticipates another memorable experience at IGC this summer in Vienna!

Robert Wang
Robert is a student at Livingston High School, where he is a member of the Quizbowl and History Bowl teams. He’s competed in over 50 tournaments since he was a baby middle schooler, and is already planning out his retirement. As an organizer, he runs his school’s annual March Madness tournaments and works on outreach for the Long Island Quizbowl Alliance. Outside of quizbowl, Robert semi-voluntarily is a member of his school and club swim teams, as well as mock trial. In his downtime, he’s a very messy cook and an aggressively incompetent singer (bass, but you could hardly tell), and watches way too many CollegeHumor and Dropout clips on YouTube.

Charlotte Ward
Charlotte has been teaching a variety of humanities subjects, including Geography, for the past 15 years all around the world. Most currently, in Budapest, Hungary. She loves to travel and learn about the world around her and is excited to support that passion in others by staffing the IGC in Vienna! This will be Charlotte’s first competition with IAC and she is looking forward to getting involved!

Jenny Zhao
Jenny is from China. She is particularly interested in travel experiences in different countries. She believes in enriching your own experience, learning the culture between different nationalities, and broadening your horizons. Taking the opportunity to staff IGC 2024 in Vienna, Jenny can not only act as a Chinese translator, but also interact with students to experience fun times with student, staff, and family members from around the world.