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Meet Global Wildcats

The Global Wildcats are international student volunteers available to answer your questions about life at Northwestern.

The Global Wildcat Coordinators can connect you with the right person, who might be from your home country or match your interests in other ways. Please contact the coordinators at to connect with a Global Wildcat via email or to schedule a Skype appointment.

Global Wildcat Coordinators

Claudia GabisonClaudia Gabison 

Studying: Manufacturing and Design Engineering, Computer Science and Entrepreneurship Certificate
High School: Hong Kong International School
Hometown: Hong Kong
On campus: In the Tech and Investment Tracks of TAMID (Israeli business organization), Global Outreach Chair of Hong Kong Student Association, Club Tennis Team, Club Ski Team, member of International Student Association.
Fun Fact: Claudia is half Chinese, half French and Jewish. In her spare time, she loves kickboxing at a local gym, going to NU sports games dressed in purple, playing tennis and cooking with her friends. And purple just so happens to be her favorite color!
In the future: She aspires to become a product/industrial designer, go back to Northwestern to get a MBA, and one day, start her own company.

Nehaa NagpaulNehaa Nagpaul 

Studying: Chemical Engineering
High School: Dubai College (UAE)
Hometown: Dubai, UAE
On campus: Part of the Public Relations team of AIESEC, a student-run organization that sends college students abroad for volunteering and leadership experiences.
Fun Fact: Probably the easiest person to win against in a no-smile contest.
In the future: Hopes to work in the area of sustainable energy, developing new processes to produce cost effective energy on a large scale.

Katie RussellKatie Russell 

Studying: Radio/Television/Film
High School: St Thomas Aquinas Secondary School (Scotland)
Home Country: Glasgow, Scotland
On campus: PR co-chair for International Student Association (ISA) and a member of A&O Productions.
Fun Fact: Had only been to America once before attending Northwestern.
In the future: Hopes to work for a film and TV production company.

To learn more about our students, see what a few have to say about their Northwestern experiences below:

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