Gabriella has served as Director of the European Center since 2002. Her long association with the European Center in Talloiresdates back to the late 1980s and includes working with the U.S. Olympic Committee for the 1992 Albertville Winter Olympic Games. As Director, Gabriella enjoys the opportunity to welcome such a wide array of students and professionals to Talloires each year, and finds it particularly rewarding to facilitate their successes at the European Center. She is a Tufts alumna and is honored to be entrusted with the responsibility for the beautiful Prieuré building as well as the stewardship of the MacJannets' noble values of global citizenship and international exchange.
Sarah joined the Tufts European Center as Assistant Director in 2020. With a background in international education and the arts, she has worked in classrooms, study/intern abroad programs, and arts organizations in both the United States and France. Sarah is fluent in French, having earned her B.A. in French from Amherst College and her Master’s in French Studies from the Professional French Master’s Program at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her time spent living in France deeply inspired her to facilitate and create opportunities for cross-cultural connection. In her free time, Sarah can be found teaching dance classes in the greater Boston area, taking easy hikes throughout New England, and cooking.
Kim began working at Tufts in 2002 after having worked for five years as an elementary school teacher, specializing in fourth grade mathematics, reading and MCAS preparation. After 12 years of part time service to the Tufts Community Health Program, she is now the full time Staff Assistant for the European Center. In her free time, Kim enjoys spending time with her husband, three children, and dog.