BOSTON, April 05, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Flywire EVP of global sales, Sharon Butler and head of global payments for the Middle East and Africa, Munya Chiura, will be featured presenters at Shorelight’s 2019 Partnership Education Summit which takes place April 8th - 9th in Boston at the Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel.

The Summit includes networking, collaboration, and discussion on important issues and trends in the field of international education. This year’s theme, The Curated Student Experience, focuses on three key topics:

  • The internationalization of U.S. higher education and its role in the global marketplace
  • Supporting students across their international education journey
  • Digital platforms and technology that accelerate the international education experience

Butler and Chiura’s panel session bring together global payment experts as well as education leaders actively working with international students around the world today. The panelists will explore the unique payment obstacles faced by students and their families, and how streamlined cross-border payment solutions can improve their experience.

From Alipay to Boleto: The Intersection of International Student Mobility and Payments
Date/Time: Tues., April 9, 9:30am – 10:30am 
Presenters:Sharon Butler, EVP Global Education, Flywire
 Munya Chiura, Head of Middle East and Africa, Global Payments, Flywire
 Chirag Parekh, Sr. Regional Dir., South and Southeast Asia, Shorelight Education

About Flywire
Flywire solves complex payment problems for businesses and institutions to empower new opportunities globally and locally. The company processes billions in payments per year, connecting all the entities involved to make those transactions faster, more secure, less expensive, and more transparent. Clients in business, education and healthcare use Flywire’s full-service platform to tailor the payment experience for their customers and to create a single point of visibility and control for payer engagement and receivables management – from invoicing and payment through reconciliation. Flywire also supports its clients with end-to-end customer support including multilingual servicing via phone, email, and chat, as well as around-the-clock online payment tracking. The company is headquartered in Boston and has offices in Chicago, London and Manchester (UK), Valencia (Spain), Shanghai, Singapore, Tokyo, Cluj (Romania), and Sydney. For more information, visit www.Flywire.com.

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