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Supporting Diverse Students on Study Abroad: Amplifying the Role of Professionals

Thursday, August 27, 2020, 12:00 AM - Friday, August 28, 2020, 11:59 PM

Thursday, August 27, 2020
Friday, August 28, 2020
1 p.m. – 4 p.m. EDT / UTC−04:00
Virtual Workshop

This new workshop will provide participants with a better understanding of the U.S. context around issues of equity, diversity and inclusion for students participating in education abroad programs.

Learning outcomes include:

•  Better understanding of the experience and expectations of U.S. students from diverse background.
•  Familiarity with the 6th edition of the Standards of Good Practice for Education Abroad
•  Understanding the host institution’s commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion and access issues
•  Ability to operationalize the concepts of equity, diversity, inclusion and access

Local program administrators, faculty, housing coordinators, resident directors, host families, and anyone who interacts with U.S. students during their study abroad experience.

Alejandra Barahona, PhD., Center for International Programs & Sustainability Studies Director, Universidad VERITAS
Natalie Mello,  Vice President for Programs, Training and Services, The Forum on Education Abroad
Malaika Marable Serrano, Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion – Higher Education, WorldStrides

Registration Cost:

Please note that this is a full day workshop that will be in two-parts. The cost of registration includes registration for both days. Registration for only one part of the workshop is not a possibility.

Registration Type Early Rate Regular Registration
Forum Member $100 $150
Non-Member $125 $175

Registration Schedule:

Early Registration: February 01, 2020 – August 15, 2020
Regular Registration: August 16, 2020 – August 27, 2020


Register Now


For further information about this workshop contact us at events@forumea.org.


Thursday, August 27, 2020, 12:00 AM
Friday, August 28, 2020, 11:59 PM
Event Category:


Virtual Workshop
Online, Zoom


The Forum on Education Abroad