Kerry Laufer is the Director of the OnSite Global Consulting program at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth – an experiential learning course that engages MBA students in real-world global consulting projects. Since the program began in 1997, nearly 1000 Tuck MBAs have participated in in nearly 200 management consulting projects across more than 60 countries. Kerry’s expertise is in higher education strategy, project management, and international educational development.
Previously a part of Tuck’s OnSite Global Consulting team from 2008-2011, she assumed the director’s role in 2013 after managing Dartmouth’s institution-wide strategic planning process for the offices of the Provost and President. She also worked with the Provost’s office on global and online education initiatives and strategy. Before Dartmouth, Kerry spent eight years in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, where she was invited to help design and start a new university for women. As Vice Dean at Effat University, she was instrumental in establishing the institution’s academic and administrative infrastructure and opening new educational and career pathways for Saudi women.
Kerry is passionate about promoting deep cross-cultural engagement through education and expanding opportunities for learning outside the classroom. She holds an undergraduate degree in French from Swarthmore College (1994) and an MA in Education from LaSalle University (1999).