Celeste Lan

Program Coordinator, Customized Exchanges @ Meridian

Celeste Lan currently serves as a Program Coordinator with the Customized Exchanges team in the Meridian Center for Global Leadership. She first joined Meridian as an IVLP Program Associate in July 2022 and supported a wide variety of IVLP projects such as International Countering Trafficking in Persons, Anticorruption Champions Initiative, and Growing Film and Music Industries in Senegal. Prior to joining Meridian, she served as an intern with the Office of International Visitors at the U.S. Department of State. There, Celeste helped build an outreach campaign for the 80th anniversary of IVLP and interviewed alumni to create social media content that highlighted the impact of the program.

Celeste is a graduate of Agnes Scott College in Georgia where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy and International Relations. She is fluent in Mandarin and conversational in Russian and Spanish.