Head of Health & Safety
Robin Reliford leads domestic and international health, safety, and crisis management for WorldStrides, monitoring world events, implementing emergency protocols and procedures and working closely with executive management on policy development and compliance. A lawyer by training, Robin has been a key voice in international education risk management since she first entered the field. She is a sought-after presenter on health and safety topics at national and international conferences, and regularly shares best practices through her participation as a member of groups like the Overseas Advisory Council (OSAC) Academic Working Group and Pulse: Higher Educational International Health and Safety Professionals.
Robin works closely with WorldStrides’ Tour Central and field operations teams around the world, as well as partners like George Washington University Department of Emergency Medicine and WorldAware, who have helped us to build the best health and safety infrastructure in the field of educational travel and study abroad. She received her J.D. from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law and her B.A. from West Chester University. She resides in Austin, Texas.