Jennifer Acosta

Senior Vice President & General Manager, WorldStrides


Jennifer oversees the WorldStrides Higher Education division, leading the teams at International Studies Abroad (ISA) and The Education Abroad Network (TEAN) in providing exceptional study abroad experiences for college students. Jennifer joined the ISA team in 1996 as the Director of Admissions and served as Senior Vice President of Enrollment Management for 10 years prior to her current role as General Manager. Jennifer has played a key role in ISA’s development during her tenure and cites a particular passion for meeting students on their terms as the organization continues to evolve alongside institutions and the field of international education.

Jennifer graduated from SUNY Plattsburgh with a Bachelor’s Degree in Spanish and Latin American Studies, and from Southwest Texas State University with a Master of Arts in Teaching Spanish. Her international education includes a semester at the Universidad de Sevilla in Sevilla, Spain and a summer at the Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City. She lives in Austin, Texas with her husband and two daughters.