International Student Table for Advocacy & Relations ISTAR

The International Student Table for Advocacy & Relations (ISTAR) works closely with ISSS and is a partnership of different student organizations, both undergraduate and graduate, with a mission to advocate and provide a unified voice for all international students at Penn.

ISTAR comprises representatives from the following student organizations:

  • International Student Advisory Board (ISAB)

  • Assembly of International Students (AIS)

  • Graduate and Professional Student Assembly (GAPSA) International Affairs

  • Undergraduate Assembly (UA)

ISTAR is coordinated by ISSS. For any questions about ISTAR, please contact:

Rudie Altamirano, Director of ISSS

 

ISTAR Members

International Student Advisory Board (ISAB)
Yao Qi

Yao Qi is the Graduate Chair of the International Student Advisory Board (ISAB).

International Student Advisory Board (ISAB)
Rina Nagatani

Rina Nagatani is the Undergraduate Chair of the International Student Advisory Board (ISAB).

International Student Advisory Board (ISAB)
Aishwarya Pawar

Aishwarya Pawar is the Graduate Vice Chair of the International Student Advisory Board (ISAB).

International Student Advisory Board (ISAB)
David Adam Kato

David Kato is the Undergraduate Vice Chair of the International Student Advisory Board (ISAB).

GAPSA International Student Affairs (ISA)
Hoang Anh Phan

Hoang Anh Phan is the head of the Graduate and Professional Student Assembly's International Student Affairs committee (GAPSA ISA).

Assembly of International Students (AIS)
Hugo Leo

Hugo Leo is the President of the Assembly of International Students.

Assembly of International Students (AIS)
Jenna Krawchuk

Jenna Krawchuk is the Vice President of the Assembly of International Affairs.

Undergraduate Assembly (UA)
Josias Zongo

Josias Zongo is the Communications Director for Penn's Undergraduate Assembly (UA).