Kindall J. Hayes is a strong advocate for international experiences and global citizenship.  As a Consular Adjudicator for the U.S. Department of State, Kindall is preparing for her onward assignment to Bogota, Colombia, in December 2016.  Kindall recently returned to Washington D.C. after completing a two-year tour in Bangladesh where she investigated immigration fraud, facilitated absentee voting for Americans overseas and addressed the needs of U.S. Citizens abroad.  She also provided immigration assistance to Yemeni refugees at the U.S. Embassy in Djibouti.  While living in the eastern hemisphere, Kindall visited Australia, New Zealand, Vietnam, Fiji, Cambodia, Singapore, Malaysia, Japan, South Korea, Spain, Austria, India, Thailand, and several other countries in Southeast Asia.  Kindall is a former presidential appointee to the Obama Administration, where she served at the Department of Homeland Security.  Prior to receiving that appointment, Kindall was a Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Intern and a Running Start Fellow on Capitol Hill.  A graduate of Florida A&M University (FAMU), Kindall recruited scholars and athletes to the university via the role of Miss FAMU 2010-2011.  Kindall considers herself a lifelong learner.  She is proficient in Arabic, Bangla and will begin studying Spanish in the summer.  She is married to U.S. Diplomat, Calvin Hayes, who is also a fellow Capitol Hill intern and a FAMU alumnus.  She lives by the mantra, “Charm is deceitful, and beauty is vain: but a woman that fears the Lord, she shall be praised.”