Managing Director

Farrah Bernardino

FB HeadshotMs. Bernardino serves as the Managing Director at the Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER), Robinson College of Business. In this role, she directs the Center’s numerous initiatives, tracks progress towards goals, maintains Center budgets, and liaisons with key partners including the Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs) Consortium which includes 10 sponsoring CIBERs and the U.S Department of Education.
Farrah held the same position at GSU-CIBER during 2011-2012, prior to moving with her family and taking up positions at Colorado College in Colorado Springs, CO and NAFSA in Washington, D.C. At Georgia State, Farrah also served as the Director of Study Abroad Programs before joining GSU-CIBER. In this role, Farrah made valuable advancements to study abroad at Georgia State, including securing and implementing the StudioAbroad software application system, significantly increasing the funding available for study abroad scholarships, increasing the number of study abroad programs, and study abroad staff.
Farrah is a strong proponent of global education. She co-authored a book chapter on increasing minority participation in study abroad and has presented at numerous conferences. In 2014 she worked with senior international officers across the country to advance best practices in campus internationalization strategies while working at NAFSA: Association of International Educators in Washington, D.C.
Farrah earned her BA in Spanish from Emory University, MA in Spanish Literature from the University of Virginia, and studied Higher Education Administration at The University of Georgia. Farrah is also a graduate of the Georgia State Leadership Academy for Women, Class of 2008.