Dong Chen (she/her/hers)
Position title: International Student Services Assistant
Dong serves as the International Student Services Assistant. Born and raised in Wenzhou, China, she completed her master’s degree in Global Higher Education from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Dong has studied in China, Australia, Russia, and the U.S., and she speaks Mandarin Chinese, English, and some basic Russian. Outside of her study experiences, her travels have also taken her to Italy, Germany, Czech Republic, and Vietnam. For Dong, home is where people feel safe, welcome, and supported. She is passionate about supporting international students to achieve their developmental goals and feel at home at UW-Madison. In her spare time, Dong enjoys spending time with friends and family, swimming, reading, trying new food, and traveling.