Connect with our Global Wildcats.
Interested in learning about the international student experience? Want to get in touch with a current student from your home country? Someone with similar academic interests? A current student involved in research? Something else?
Our Global Wildcats serve as international student ambassadors. By acting as a bridge between prospective and current international students, our Global Wildcats assist the Office of Undergraduate Admission in recruiting students from all over the world.
Meet Our Coordinators
Mateo Gomez '24
Studying: Neuroscience and Comparative Literature on a Pre-Med track
Hometown: Bogotá, Colombia
On Campus: Latin American Student Association, Asterik A Cappella, Tour Guide, Books and Breakfast, Northwestern Medicine Volunteer, Malnati Brain Tumor Institute Research Assistant
Best Class at NU: Greek and Roman History: Ancient Medicine
Favorite Restaurant: Quartino Chicago (amazing Italian food!)
Fun Fact: I have a twin sister!
Dami Akanni '26
Studying: Voice & Opera Performance, Economics, Business Institutions
Hometown: Lagos, Nigeria
On campus: Northwestern Community Ensemble, African Student Association, Northwestern Libraries, International Student Orientation, Northwestern University Chorale
Best class at NU: Introduction to Philosophy
Favorite restaurant: Joy Yee Restaurant, Evanston
Fun fact: I got two fractures on my left leg while dancing
email the COORDINATORs
Connect With the International Admission TeamSend us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org or give us a call at +1.847.491.7271 with any admission-related questions.
For Current Students
Global Wildcat volunteers are critical in connecting with prospective Northwestern students, often communicating via email or video chat or participating in student panels.
Volunteer interest form