International Employee Resource Group Presents: International Networking Breakfast

Date: Thursday, October 5, 2023 | Time: 8:00am – 10:00am | Location: Food Safety & Toxicology, Rooms 162 & 163

Event Details

Our programs are free and open to all MSU employees including faculty, academic staff, support staff, postdocs, and graduate assistants.

“Food is universal. It breaks barriers and connects people”

Join us for our international networking breakfast. Let’s get to know each other with food and community. This is a way to connect international faculty, staff, graduate student assistants and post-docs from around the world and to build their networking portfolio. Come and network with other professionals.

No membership is needed and there is no cost to attend.

The International Employee Resource Group (ERG) is a place for Spartans to connect on issues related to our international community. The goal of the ERG is to connect, build community, and share best practices. It is an opportunity to discuss everyday issues, relationships with friends and family, campus and community connections, and social activities that will help to build community. The International Employee Resource Group will meet twice per semester.

Food Safety and Toxicology is located at 1129 Farm Lane, East Lansing, MI 48824. Employee parking is available in Lots 46 and 53.


  • 8:00am – 8:15am – Food & Community
  • 8:15am – 8:45am – Keynote Address – Dr. Anjam Chaudhary
  • 8:45am – 9:00am – Welcome and About the WorkLife Office
  • 9:00am – 10:00am – Networking

About the Speaker: Dr. Anjam Chaudhary

Dr. Anjam Chaudhary, is a global citizen who has been shaped by a multicultural environment, which has ignited her passion for intercultural communication. Her dedication to diversity, equity, inclusion, and social justice has led her to pursue a career at Michigan State University’s Office of International Studies and Programs.

Dr. Chaudhary earned her Ph.D. in Educational Leadership and her thesis, Undergraduate Students’ Intercultural Communication Competence Development Through College Experiences – A Quantitative Study is a testament to her expertise in this area. Furthermore, she has gained a holistic understanding of international education systems through her numerous international educational and professional experiences.

As a scholar-practitioner, Dr. Anjam Chaudhary is committed to creating collaborative learning environments that foster authenticity and enable students to thrive on a diverse and supportive campus. She recognizes her responsibility to help build inclusive communities where everyone’s voice is heard and valued.