Renée Ferguson, BA, MA, PhD is Faculty at Georgian College. She is the Internationalization Lead for International Education and Development. She leads the Community Integration through Co-operative Education (CICE) program and, alongside her team, works cross-college to ensure full integration of the program’s students. Renée is a daughter, sister, and mother to former youth in care. Her doctoral research in Higher Education and Leadership at the University of Toronto investigated barriers and supports for youth in and from care in accessing and persisting in post-secondary education.