Kristen Pendleton was born in San Jose, CA. She earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Latin American Studies from U.C. Berkeley and a Master’s in International Relations from the Fletcher School at Tufts University. She speaks Spanish and some Portuguese. Kristen loves food, travel, world music, and learning about other cultures.
Leann Cherkasky Makhni
Director of International House
Leann was born in Rochester, NY. She earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and a Master’s Degree in International Policy Studies from the Monterey Institute of International Studies (MIIS) in Monterey, CA
She speaks French and Spanish proficiently and has studied several other languages extensively. Leann is married, has two wonderful children, and has been working at the International House since the early ‘90’s. She loves travel, reading, gardening, and getting to know people from all parts of the world.
International House, 360 South
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