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Angela Branigan

Assistant Director


Angela Branigan is the Assistant Director of Global Customized Programs for Texas Global at The University of Texas at Austin, where she is responsible for grant writing, budget management, and the development and implementation of short-term academic and cultural immersion programs for international students, emerging leaders and professionals. Notable programs she has coordinated include the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders, Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative, Iraqi Young Leaders Exchange Program, and the Fulbright Junior Faculty Development Program.

Prior to this role, Angela served as immigration advisor for students and scholars at UT Austin on F-1 and J-1 visas. Additionally, Angela played an active role in the facilitation of intercultural and orientation programs, financial aid and scholarship distribution, and insurance compliance for the university’s international population.

Angela has worked in the field of international education since 2000. Angela is an alumna of The University of Texas at Austin where she earned her BA in English Literature. In her spare time, Angela enjoys reading books of any genre, baking with her daughters, and talking walks with her Goldendoodle.