Published: July 29, 2022

Get to know a little about International Student & Scholar Assistant Advisor, Miranda Fabian. headshot of miranda fabian

How many years have you worked in the CU Boulder ISSS office?

Less than a year

How many years have you worked in the field of international education?

I have worked in the field of international education for over five years. I've had a broad range of roles in this field:

  • English Teacher/Language Assistant
  • Tour Leader/Tour Guide
  • Recruiter/Tour Planning
  • Tour Consultant/Education Abroad

Where have you lived (in the U.S. and abroad)?

I have lived in the United Stated (New York, North Carolina, Colorado), Australia (Wollongong), the United Kingdom (Newcastle), Laos (Sayaboury), and Spain (Cordoba).

What countries have you traveled to?

I have traveled to every continent except for Antarctica! Out of the 37 countries I have been to, I would put New Zealand, Laos, Switzerland, and Mozambique high up on your list!

Where would you like to travel to some day?

Argentina, Iceland, and India are dream destinations for me.

What is the best advice you have ever been given?

  • There's only two things in life you can control, your attitude and your effort.
  • It's not what you say, it's how you say it.

What is your favorite quote?

“I was amazed that what I needed to survive could be carried on my back. And, most surprising of all, that I could carry it.”

-Cheryl Strayed, Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail