Leadership Programs

Maile UoharaDirector of Admissions and Financial Aid, International School of the Peninsula (CA)

A majority of Maile’s career has been spent in service of advancing educational institutions. For the past 15 years, she has worked for the International School of the Peninsula (ISTP) in Silicon Valley (Palo Alto, California). She began in 2002 as a development associate, and served as director of communications from 2003 to 2008, and now currently serves as the director of admissions and financial aid. A strong advocate for building relationships and working with fellow admission colleagues, she joined the Bay Area Director of Admissions (BADA) consortium, a grassroots organization that eventually incorporated into a nonprofit. Maile served as a founding board member upon incorporation, serving as the director of statistics. She now proudly serves as BADA’s president and is passionate about supporting families and schools in the independent school admission process.