Kendra is a communications, media relations, and marketing professional from Newport Beach, California. Prior to joining Stanford, she worked in the communications and marketing department at the Council on Foreign Relations for nearly five years. Kendra holds a B.S. degree in broadcast journalism and political communication from Emerson College in Boston, MA. Her passion for learning and global affairs has taken her across Europe, where she has studied in both the Netherlands and Switzerland. When she is not reading the latest news headlines, Kendra can be found kicking a soccer ball around, hiking, or cheering for Liverpool F.C. and the New England Patriots.