• Veronica Onorevole

    Senior Program Specialist, Research

    Veronica Onorevole is a senior program specialist. She is primarily responsible for supporting emerging technologies and global learning innovation initiatives in U.S. higher education. Onorevole’s work at ACE is dedicated to advancing U.S. higher education to incentivize global learning opportunities that benefit all students. Onorevole is working with the world's virtual exchange experts to guide efforts to advance the next era of collaborative online international learning (COIL) in U.S. higher education. She represents ACE on communicating how emerging technologies are contributing to higher education’s transformation, building support for cutting-edge global learning strategies in the United States, growing alliances to promote virtual exchange in international markets, and improving equity and access to digital global learning among U.S. colleges and universities.

    Prior to joining ACE, Onorevole worked at the Institute of International Education (IIE) overseeing the administration of the Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program to 17 countries in the East Asia Pacific region on behalf of the U.S. Department of State. During her time at IIE, she worked with the U.S. Embassy Rangoon on successfully sending the first cohorts of U.S. scholars to Burma since 1987. She also created and implemented the Fulbright ASEAN Research Program for U.S. Scholars and Fulbright U.S.-Taiwan International Education Administrators Program.

    Onorevole’s earlier experiences in international affairs include six years as the educational programs manager for the American Society of International Law and two years as a U.S. political/congressional affairs researcher at the Embassy of Japan in Washington, DC.  Onorevole lived in Japan as a university exchange student at Temple University Japan and as an assistant English language teacher in Fukushima prefecture through the Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Program. She is recognized by the Japan Foundation and University of Hawaii as a Japan specialist.

    Onorevole holds a bachelor’s degree in economics and Japanese language studies from Douglass College at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, and a master of international affairs degree from the School of International Service, American University. She also attained a congressional appointment and received honorable discharge from the U.S. Naval Academy.