Mónica Pérez-Bedmar of Syracuse University Madrid has been named the recipient of the prestigious 2023 Peter A. Wollitzer Advocacy Award, recognizing Pérez-Bedmar’s exemplary contributions in the study abroad space.
Pérez-Bedmar received the award on March 24 at The Forum’s 19th Annual Conference in Seattle, Washington.
Recipients of this award challenge and inspire others to learn about and advocate for education abroad. Through field work, collaboration, and education in and out of the classroom, recipients of this award promote the positive impact of study abroad and uphold The Forum’s mission and vision, advancing its key principles of diversity, innovation and advancement of education abroad.
Perez-Bedmar has been a part of the Syracuse Madrid team since 2016 and is an educator of everything pertaining to the Earth. She is a biology professor at Syracuse Madrid and conducts field research and facilitates field trips with students.