Kenya Casey

Kenya Casey is the Director of Global Safety and Security in Emory University's Office of Global Strategy and Initiatives. 

Casey has over ten years of international education experience. Prior to her work in Emory's Office of Global Strategy and Initiatives, she worked as the senior associate director of Overseas Operations for The Carter Center Health Programs and in Emory’s Center for International Programs Abroad (now Office of International and Summer Programs). As an international educator she trained study abroad administrators on best practices and ways to increase participation among student groups that were historically underrepresented in study abroad.  

Casey earned her B.A. in Psychology from Clark Atlanta University and her Masters degree in social work from Howard University. She is also a recipient of the Fulbright Korea International Educators Administration program. Kenya studied abroad in Ghana during her undergraduate studies and Ethiopia while in graduate school. After completing graduate school she lived in Jamaica for two years working on an adolescent reproductive health project. Casey has enjoyed a mission-driven career that allows her to travel around the world. As a certified Workplace Mindfulness Facilitator, Kenya leads weekly meditations for staff.