About Us

Co-founders Annique and Chris have over 40 years of combined experience in the field of international education to assist educational institutions with all of their needs. Whether it is a high school that is new to an F-1 program and needs help developing an I-17 to accept F-1 students and needs properly trained staff, to a university that is seeking to either create or grow a comprehensive internationalization plan, Petit World Consulting has the strategies and tools to help.

Annique Petit

Partner in Petit World Consulting LLC, Annique has 20 years of experience in the field of International Education and over 15 years of teaching experience in a college setting. She has served in leadership roles at community colleges and universities specializing F-1 regulations, recruitment, immigration advisement, academic advisement, intercultural adjustment, student programming, and retention.Along with her experience as an international and intercultural educator, Annique has served as a faculty member in both Communication and French, and has developed curriculum for both disciplines. With a Masters in International and Intercultural Communication Annique is an avid interculturalist, a world traveler, and a seasoned presenter/facilitator that strives to strategically break down barriers for high schools, colleges and universities to simplify bringing the world to their doorsteps.

Chris Johnson

Partner in Petit World Consulting LLC, Chris Johnson followed his wanderings into the field of international education where he has served in leadership roles at 8 Colleges and Universities. Having lived in 5 countries before graduating high school, international education was a logical career path. Chris has been a leader in the field of international education for more than 20 years, helping host and send thousands of students to study in the U.S. and around the world. As an educator he has been working with tomorrow’s leaders on engagement and translating their passions into vocation and action. As a consultant, facilitator, and presenter, Chris has harnessed this expertise to inspire institutions to imagine tomorrow’s international education strategies and to prepare to welcome these next generation students and faculty.