- BA Global Studies with honors (concentrations in African Studies and South Asian Studies), St. Lawrence University
- MS Nonprofit Leadership, Fordham University
Among her other responsibilities, Ms. Blank directs the short-term study abroad programs at Fordham University.
While in college, she had the chance to study abroad for two separate semesters in both Kenya and India. Ms. Blank has had the privilege of traveling, working or living abroad in parts of North Africa, East Africa, Eastern and Western Europe, Latin America, Asia and the Middle East. She is passionate about youth empowerment, the arts, peace and social justice. Ms. Blank has led trainings on developing intercultural and international competencies and integrating social justice programming on a university campus.