About Us

BBR Education is Latin America’s leading online solution for higher education recruiting. Our team of experts strive to bring measurable recruiting results to our affiliate schools. We offer our clients support, advice, and exclusive insights into recruiting to work together to meet our shared goals.

BBR Education partners with international education associations to create the highest quality resource available. Our team engages in research projects with government officials, academic leaders and parents/students in Latin America, staying on the pulse of Latin American recruitment needs.



With our focus and expertise in the Latin market we have helped over 1 million students across 11 countries.



We stay on the pulse to deliver timely, relevant and quality content to students.

Cost Effective

Cost Effective

Our strategic recruiting guides are an alternative to costly agents and student fairs.

ROI Traceable

ROI Traceable

Results are clear and provide data used for accurate market analysis.

Meet our team


Elizabeth Dusch

Elizabeth has been producing international reports for the past nine years, reporting throughout Europe, Asia, North America and Australia. Previously, she worked in London, UK for Merrill Lynch Investment Managers and in Beijing, China in marketing. She holds a Certificate in International Business Practice from Cambridge University and a BA in Business Administration from Wake Forest University.

Her life goals include running a marathon on all seven continents (Antarctica is already checked off the list!) and mastering her Chinese language skills.


Michelle Titus

Michelle has lived and worked in 15 countries promoting world leading universities and businesses across Europe, Asia and North America. She holds a BA in International Business from Syracuse University and an unofficial MBA from working one on one with over 2,000 international C-Level executives.

Michelle has a passion for mentoring, yoga, travel, and studying Portuguese. She is currently based in New York City.


Karine Bah Tahe

Bilingual in French and English, Karine has worked internationally with BBR for several years. Passionate about B2B, she currently coaches teams of undergraduate students from Concordia University, Canada who are participating in national business competitions in marketing.

Karine has volunteered in social and environmental initiatives in India, Australia, Canada, and France. Her favorite hobbies include scuba diving (preferably with sharks) and strolling through the streets of Paris with friends.

Clarisa BBR

Clarisa Ryan

Clarisa grew up as a “third culture kid.” She is Costa Rican and American, speaks three languages, and had lived in over seven countries by the time she turned 18. After completing her degree in International Studies focusing in Sociology at the University of California San Diego, she moved to Costa Rica and began working as a digital nomad. Her work with BBR is fueled by her interest in learning about how people interact with the world and with each other in the digital age.

Now living back in San Diego, Clarisa enjoys going on long runs around the city’s beaches and parks with her dog Banjo.

Stephanie James profile image

Stephanie James

Stephanie is a business development expert, bringing international relations knowledge with over eight years experience working at a well known Fortune 50 company. Originally from Colorado Springs, CO, Stephanie now spends most of her time living in Latin America, with Chili, Ecuador and Uruguay on her list so far.

In her spare time she is often practicing her Spanish or researching new travel adventures. Stephanie is also a singer, poet and founder of the Artists Connection, an organization that “bridges borders for artists worldwide.”


Claire Marshall

Claire has spent the last 10 years living and working in Barcelona, New York, Buenos Aires, San Francisco, Rio de Janeiro, Istanbul and Cape Town. Claire has a passion for new cultures, languages, and experiences which began at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill where Claire studied abroad twice and volunteered to teach English as a second language.

In South Africa, Claire also taught business skills to township entrepreneurs with an organization called Business Bridge. In her free time, you can find Claire hiking, teaching yoga, or practicing Spanish.


Colette Hannahan

If one thing is true, Colette has a love for words. With a degree in Writing-Intensive English from Marquette University, Wisconsin, she has been working in education and arts nonprofits for the last 15 years. Grant writing, creative writing, travel writing, writing about international education – she says a hearty ‘YES’ to it all.

In her free time she paints the cityscapes and landscapes. Colette is based in France where she is editing, writing, painting, dancing, and fine-tuning her ukulele and cheese-eating skills.


Dana Aube

Dana brings to BBR over a decade of marketing experience overseeing notable hospitality, tourism, real estate and beauty industry accounts.

Dana is a graduate of The State University of New York at Albany with a B.A. in English and Psychology. Recently, Dana has left the busy streets of the Big Apple and has returned home to the state’s Hudson Valley New York region. She enjoys being a tourist in her own back yard and immersing herself in the area’s unique landscape, culture and burgeoning food, wine and farmer’s market scene.

Dana dreams of one day publishing a children’s book! In her free time, her greatest joy is making memories with her wonderful husband, three beautiful children, and their dog, a Pembroke Welsh Corgi, named Brody. Currently they are preparing their bikes (and training wheels) for another season of exploration.


Lea Cohen

A graduate of UCLA and the University of Cape Town, Lea is passionate about writing and travel and can often be found on adventures like birdwatching in Africa or taking trains across Europe. She loves to volunteer and has worked on projects ranging from nature conservation to supporting international soldiers in the Israeli Army.

Lea has lived in Berkeley, California, Cape Town, and Tel Aviv. She is always excited to learn new languages (including Portuguese), meet new people, and explore new corners of the world.


Katie Dwyer

Two of Katie’s greatest passions are education and writing, which makes contributing to the BBR Education Reports a perfect fit. She has been part of the BBR writing team since 2013, in addition to working as a freelance writer for other small businesses, nonprofits, and educational organizations. She holds a BA and MA from the University of Oregon and an LLM from the National University of Ireland.

When not traveling, her hobbies are wandering the wilderness in the Pacific Northwest and diving headfirst into piles of books. Katie Dwyer


Sherill Vazquez

Sherill has over 10 years experience in project management and a degree in business management. A manager at BBR, Sherill is the fearless leader of our team of assistant coordinators.

In her free time she loves to sing (her dream job!). You can also easily find her hiking or spending time at the beach.


Andria Wold

Andria has over 15 years experience working in professional services with a focus on human resources and business operations for mid-sized firms. She earned her Bachelors of Science in Business Administration from the University of Southern California where she emphasized in Management Consulting.

Andria currently lives in San Francisco where she spends her free time trying new restaurants, playing with her dog Eddy, reading historical fiction novels and pilates. An avid traveler, her next dream destination is Scandinavia.