GenX women in higher ed from around the globe

Meg Palladino

Meg Palladino is the Creative Director and one of the Founding Editors of the University of Venus blog. She created University of Venus with Mary Churchill in January 2010.

Meg currently holds the position of Director of the English Language Institute at Yale University.   She has a Master’s of Science degree in Education with a specialization in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) from the State University of New York at Albany, and graduated from Bard College at Simon’s Rock with a BA in Intercultural Studies in 1993, the year that the US postal service issued an Elvis Presley stamp, and the Pixies disbanded.  She has been teaching international students at the University level and administering international programs for over 12 years.  Meg enjoys cooking North African food, dog walking and neologisms.

Meg Palladino can be reached at and is on Twitter and Linkedin.

Posts include:

Men Swagger, Women…?

I’m a Phoebe. What are You?: The Six Personalities of Americans

Social Distortion: Blurring the Professional and the Personal on Twitter

Are We Having Fun Yet?

  1. Another way to communicate…I am speechless…Perhaps the voices will be heard.

  2. […] Why did you start this project [with Meg Palladino]? […]

  3. […] Meg Palladino (Boston, USA): I guard my non-work time very carefully. I make a point of taking a break from work every day, even if it is to take a 10 minute walk around the building. Despite pressure to work late every evening, I try to leave on time at least on Friday afternoons. […]

  4. […] Meg Palladino (Boston, USA): There are a few things I do when I have writer’s block. Sometimes I do some free writing. Often, I take a walk. The best thing, however, is to do some brainstorming with a friend. […]

  5. […] Meg Palladino (US) The most satisfying part of my job is when I learn that I have impacted a student’s life in a meaningful way. I work with international students who are “studying abroad” in the U.S. It is a life changing experience for them that impacts their personal, professional and academic life. When I see a student with new self confidence and a new world-view, I feel like I have done my job well. […]

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