Marcia Henisz

Principal & Founder,
SASSIE Consulting

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SASSIE Consulting




Marcia Henisz is the Principal and Founder of SASSIE Consulting: Solutions for Academia for Safety and Security in International Experiences, the creator of "Preparing for Wellness Abroad" and served as the former Senior Director of International Health, Safety and Security at Drexel University. Her work focuses on helping academic institutions to strengthen their management and mitigation of international risk for travelers, including incident response, strategy and policy development and education of travelers. She has worked in international education for over 20 years in several roles including study abroad advising, program development and coordination of inbound exchange students. She is an active member of the OSAC Academia Sector Committee and Women in Security and NAFSA. She has presented on safety and security strategies at NAFSA. URMIA and OSAC conferences. Her focus in this area comes primarily from a desire to support lifelong international understanding and learning. A former French teacher, Marcia graduated from the University of Virginia with a BA in French and an MT in Foreign Language Education.