Andrew Barbagallo

Program Officer @ Meridian

Andrew Barbagallo currently serves as a Program Officer for Youth Programs implemented by the GlobalConnect Division. He first joined the GlobalConnect team as an Associate Program Officer in February 2018. Andrew is responsible for designing and implementing customized professional exchange programs on behalf of U.S. Government agencies. Previously, he worked as the Senior Program Specialist at Graduate School USA administering the financial, logistical, and administrative aspects of the Department of State’s International Visitor Leadership Program.

Andrew graduated with a Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts in Italian Studies from The Ohio State University, where he also taught Italian language courses. During his studies, Andrew had the opportunity to travel abroad to Italy twice to facilitate and participate in language-intensive study abroad programs. He is fluent in Italian and proficient in Spanish.