McKenna grew up in the midwest, but her love for travel and exploring the outdoors brought her to Portland. She completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Minnesota, where she majored in international studies and spent a semester studying abroad in Madrid, Spain. After graduating, she spent another year in Madrid teaching English. Upon her return, she continued her education at Loyola University Chicago, where she earned her Master’s degree in International Higher Education. McKenna is passionate about study abroad and excited to help students through their study abroad experience!