Andrea O’Leary is the Director of Special Projects in the University of Kentucky International Center. In this position Andrea helps manage several unique programs. The most prominent program is the Discover USA Program, which is funded by the Fulbright Commission. The program brings 25 college-age students of diverse backgrounds from Germany to the University of Kentucky for 5 weeks each fall semester. While here the students participate in an intense cultural and educational exchange. Andrea also works on a programs which are funded though the U.S. Embassy and whose mission is to improve the higher education system in Iraq and Pakistan.