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Vuka Stricevic, MSSW, JD

International Adoption Associate

Vuka is an Adoption Social Worker living in Rome, Italy. She earned a Bachelor of Social Work from the University of Cincinnati in 1998, a Master of Science in Social Work from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1999, and a Juris Doctor from Brooklyn Law School in 2005.  Licensed to practice law in New York and Ohio, Vuka has dedicated her career to advocacy and social services. Vuka began working in adoption, providing home study services to parents completing international and US domestic adoptions, in 2017. Vuka has one adopted son and is passionate about assisting others in pursuing their adoption dreams.



Suzetta Mayfield, LMSW, MSSW

International Adoption Consultant

Michelle has worked in the field of adoption and foster care both within the United States and in Europe. She has adopted two children internationally and is herself an adoptee. Michelle has personal experience with both special needs and older child adoption. She has a passion for supporting families and adoptees with the social and emotional aspects of adoption.


Wendy Wiley, BS

Case Manager Europe, Africa and the Americas

Wendy has been working with American Adoption Professionals Abroad since 2003. Based in the U.S., Wendy serves clients globally supporting our social workers and families.

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