We focused on International Careers in late October 2012, to help those of you with the travel bug navigate your search to work, intern, volunteer and/or study abroad. To add to these resources, we had alum, Suzanne Garber, contribute to @PennCareerDay. Her career takes her around the world, in fact, she was on assignment in Asia and while she tweeted Sunday, October 28th through Tuesday, October 30th. Learn more about Suzanne by reading her bio below, and remember to follow read her @PennCareerDay feed on Storify to learn about her international career!
Suzanne Garber is the Chief Networking Officer for International SOS bearing global responsibility for the hundreds of thousands of providers within the medical, security and travel networks on which tens of millions of members rely to keep them healthy, safe and secure while abroad. Previously, Garber was COO for the Americas with accountability for the delivery of P&L of the entire region. Her travels have taken her to every continent and over 70 countries.
Prior to joining International SOS, Garber enjoyed a successful career with various operating companies of FedEx, culminating in her role as Managing Director, South America, based in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Garber is an honors graduate from Rutgers University with a degree in foreign languages and a Master’s degree recipient with honors from the University of Pennsylvania specializing in environmental engineering. Reared in Spain, Mexico, Algeria, Egypt, England, the Dominican Republic and various US states, Garber is fluent in English, Spanish and Portuguese and is an international expert in the topics of Duty of Care, international assignments, and risk mitigation within globalization.