Molly Schneider is responsible for developing projects in France and Belgium with MIT students, faculty, corporate partners, academic and research institutions, NGOs and government organizations. Molly enjoys working closely with a network of overseas partners, matching qualified MIT students with projects intended to leverage and accelerate their skills and interests. She also manages the MIT-France and MIT-Belgium UCL Seed Funds, supporting early-stage collaborations between MIT researchers and their counterparts overseas.
Molly’s interest in global education began while studying abroad her sophomore year of high school in Normandy, France. Since then she has worked and studied extensively in France, and at various institutions of French and Francophone government, language and culture in Boston and Chicago. She holds a BA in French and History from Northwestern University and a MA in Intercultural Relations from Lesley University.
Molly has been with MISTI since 2011, coming on as a Program Assistant for the MIT-Israel, France and Germany programs. She is a passionate advocate of international education, and takes pride in being part of a team of dedicated global education professionals.