Duke Summer Experience is a project administered by the Office of Undergraduate Education's Division of Experiential Education. If you have questions, please contact our team at experientialed@duke.edu.
If you have questions about a specific summer opportunity, please reach out to the point of contact listed on the individual opportunity page.

Duke Summer Experiences Team


Amanda Kelso, Ed.D.

Assistant Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education and Executive Director of the Global Education Office

Amanda Toler Kelso is the Executive Director of the Global Education Office and Assistant Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education. She has worked in the field of international higher education for close to three decades. She has a B.A. and M.A. in Spanish (UNC-Chapel Hill), a doctorate in higher education administration (NCSU), and a graduate certificate in Technology and Communication (UNC-Chapel Hill). Kelso has held leadership positions in international education professional organizations at the state, regional, and national levels, and has been with the office she leads since 1997. Her primary interests are study abroad program management, student safety and well-being, and intercultural learning.


Hayley Broadhead

Experiential Programs Manager

Hayley Broadhead is the Experiential Programs Manager for the Division of Experiential Education. She advises staff and faculty on best practices for experiential learning within the Global Education Office and supports internships, research, service-learning, and project-based learning for study away. She values collaboration and seeks partnerships between the Division of Experiential Education and other practitioners within the Duke community.

Before joining Duke’s Division of Experiential Education in 2017, Hayley worked at the Duke University Karsh Office of Financial Support and previously was a K-12 public school teacher. Having worked in the field of education for over 17 years she has observed the marked educational gains students make through experiential learning and seeks to build pathways that support equal access to opportunities.

Hayley has an M.Ed. in Higher Education Administration from North Carolina State University and a B.A. in English Teaching from Brigham Young University. She is an avid reader and enjoys learning more about the world through books. Frequently you will find her playing tabletop games with friends and family, absorbed in listening to music, and spending time outdoors as much as possible.



Saskia Gale

Program Coordinator

Saskia Gale is the new Program Coordinator in the Office of Undergraduate Education, Experiential Education. She is a graduate of UNC Chapel Hill with degrees in African, African American and Diaspora Studies and Global Studies. In her previous roles as program coordinator and administrative manager at the Sonja Haynes Stone Center for Research in Black Culture and History at UNC, she developed a passion for facilitating student engagement in research, international studies, and internship opportunities. 

She is excited to apply this passion at Duke, and in Experiential Education specifically, as someone who has developed a deep appreciation for travel from growing up in Venezuela, Argentina, and Thailand. Saskia spends much of her free time on creative projects like acrylic paintings, scrapbooks, and nail art.