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Senior Vice Provost, Global Engagement, Chief International Officer, UT Austin
Dr. Sonia Feigenbaum is the inaugural senior vice provost for global engagement and chief international officer at The University of Texas at Austin. Since joining in 2019, she has envisioned and implemented the branding of the university’s internationalization efforts as Texas Global; broadened university engagement globally; launched the first UT Austin Global Gateway in Mexico City; and raised more than $16 million to implement on- and off-campus internationalization programs. Before joining UT Austin, she was associate vice chancellor for international engagement and global strategies at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and associate provost for global engagement at Brown University. She has extensive background in policymaking pertinent to global initiatives spanning academia, and close to 15 years of service with the federal government where she administered and managed budgets in excess of $250M, as well as work in the nonprofit sector.