Lauren Rado is the Sponsored Student Immigration Coordinator in the Center for International Education at the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee. Lauren specializes in working with students who are sponsored to attend UWM and works closely with those students and sponsors to ensure sponsorship and immigration compliance. Her goal is to support international students in feeling connected and welcomed at UWM, which will aid in their academic success. Prior to Lauren joining the Center for International Education team, she worked in the Accessibility Resource Center at UWM for over a decade. Lauren loves to learn about and experience other cultures. She is lucky to have been able to travel abroad and is looking forward to future opportunities.