Both Rebecca and Michelle have done customized workshops for different audiences (parents, students, teachers, professional colleagues) on a wide variety of topics. If you would like a workshop for your organization, please contact us.


  • Foreign Service Youth Foundation, developer and presenter for annual college workshops
  • College Applications and the Foreign Service Student, October 2013, 2014
  • EARCOS Counselor’s Workshop on Third Culture Kids, Singapore, September 2012
  • Parenting Third Culture Kids, GEMS American Academy – Abu Dhabi, February 2011
  • Third Culture Kids – Workshops for Parents, Elementary, Middle School, and High School Students, Anglo-American School of Sofia (Bulgaria), November 2010
  • Parenting the 21st Century Child: Encouraging Responsibility and Independence, American School of Dubai, April 2010
  • Transitions 101, organized and facilitated a panel presentation on helping Third Culture Kids and international students with the transition to college for high school guidance counselors and international admissions officers, OACAC Conference (Overseas Association of College Admissions Counselors), Chapman University, Orange, California, July 2009
  • Career Planning and Assessment Workshop – 4-session workshop conducted for Omani youth with sponsorship of Amideast, the Omani Ministry of Education, and sponsorship from Bank Muscat, April 2009, Muscat, Oman
  • Young Diplomats Day, Youth Security Overseas Seminar, Foreign Service Institute, Arlington, Virginia. Led two-day classes for the U.S. Department of State throughout the summer for children moving overseas to raise awareness about cultural adaptation, moving and transitions, and safety and security overseas.
  • The College Admissions Game: How to Make Everyone a Winner, Amideast, Muscat, October 2008
  • So Many Options: How to Determine a College List, Amideast, Muscat, October 2008 Writing the College Essay, Amideast, Muscat, November 2008
  • College Applications and the Foreign Service Student – a Hands-On Workshop for Juniors and Seniors, Family Liaison Office and Foreign Service Youth Foundation, Washington, DC