Robin Pipkin is a Regional College Relations College Relations Manager with IES Abroad. Before joining IES, she held the role of Study Abroad Advisor at Tulane University. Prior to that, Robin served as a Fulbright Fellow in Croatia in the role of language and culture instructor at the University of Osijek. She has designed workshops for students and educators on career-focused topics relative to the field of international education, and has seven years of experience working in not-for-profit educational institutions across the world.
Read below to find out a bit more about Robin:
Where have you studied or lived abroad?
Oaxaca, Mexico and Osijek, Croatia
What is your favorite place you've traveled and why?
The Adriatic Coast of Croatia. It's beauty and cuisine are unparalleled in my view.
What is the one item you can't travel without?
What do you like to do in your spare time?
I love to hike, and when I get the opportunity, I love to snorkel! Visiting natural wonders brings me immense joy.
Best piece of advice you've ever received?
There are seasons to life, and nothing is permanent.
Tell us one thing people probably don't know about you.
I went to flight school before I went to college. After working customer service for an airline, I decided that the pilot life was not for me, but I do still remember some basics of piloting a small plane.
Visiting our summer program in Nagoya, Japan in Summer 2016. A wonderful and rewarding experience getting to meet my advisees in-country!