- Senior Project Manager, Global Partnerships, JUlie Ann Wrigley Global Futures Laboratory
Andrew Sarracino is the senior project manager on the Global Partnerships team within the Julie Ann Wrigley Global Futures Laboratory. In this role, Andrew is responsible for overseeing and managing local and global networks while supporting relevant external relationships.
Andrew comes from the Diné Nation. He started his career in higher education with an emphasis on assisting disadvantaged scholars obtain an education. Andrew believes that education is a basic human right and should be available for all. His passion and mission in life has taken him from university recruiter to international development project manager. More recently, Andrew's work in international development included managing ASU's U.S. Pakistan Centers for Advanced Studies in Energy (USPCAS-E) project, an $18M USAID project, and directed a $2M visiting scholar program within USPCAS-E.
Until August 2015, Andrew worked at Northern Arizona University in the Center for International Education, advocating for the inclusion of underrepresented students both domestic and international. While at NAU, he was nominated and served as a commissioner for the Commission for Native Americans. As a commissioner, Andrew led the initiative to update the university's recruitment materials to be inclusive of Native American heritage. From 2013, Andrew worked as an admissions officer to assist NAU with Native American student recruitment and retention. Highlighting the importance of cultural recruitment, Andrew brought about NAU's Native American Visit Day, a one day event bringing high schools to the campus for a culturallly relevant recruitment event.
- BSBA, Computer information Systems, Northern Arizona University, 2012
- BSBA, Management, Northern Arizona University, 2012