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RIT Global
Lyndsey McGrath
Lyndsey McGrath
Director of Global Programs and International Partnerships
585.475.5177
Lyndsey McGrath
Director of Global Programs and International Partnerships
585.475.5177

Lyndsey is the Director of Global Programs and International Partnerships. She has been working at RIT since 2006 and is also an alumni of RIT, holding a Master of Science degree in Science, Technology and Public Policy. She manages operations and support of RIT’s global locations and partnerships, including the delivery of academic programs abroad, international agreements, and global partnership engagement. Lyndsey is also an adjunct professor for RIT’s Department of Public Policy within the College of Liberal Arts.  

In her spare time, Lyndsey enjoys gardening, hiking, kayaking, and snowshoeing. Overall, she just likes to be outside. Her research interests are focused on community access to health care and education. She has traveled to Albania, Austria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Dominican Republic, Germany, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, Poland, Turkey, and the UAE. 

Mery Palarea-Lobos
Mery Palarea-Lobos
Communications and Media Manager
585.475.7697
Mery Palarea-Lobos
Communications and Media Manager
585.475.7697

Mery started at RIT in 2012 as the Global Programs Specialist for RIT Dubai and is now the Communications and Media Manager for RIT Global.

Mery has a background in fine arts and arts management. She completed her undergraduate degree at the Savannah College of Art and Design in Savannah, Georgia and she completed her graduate degree at the School of Art Institute of Chicago in Chicago, Illinois.

Mery grew up in Guatemala City. She lived in Italy for some time right after high school and again after she completed her undergraduate studies. Mery has traveled throughout Central Europe, Scandinavia, Nepal and India and in 2015 had the great opportunity to visit Kosovo. Mery has an obsession with Japanese culture and Mr. Hayao Miyazaki's films which she now shares with her 12-year-old son and 9-year-old daughter.