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Supporting Diverse Students on Study Abroad

Thursday, April 23, 9:00 AM @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

This workshop is offered in partnership with:

Thursday, April 23, 2020
9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Universidad Latina de Costa Rica
San José, Costa Rica

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 backgrounds
  • 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 Rate

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

Registration Schedule

Early Registration: February 01, 2020 – March 23, 2020
Regular Registration: March 24, 2020 – April 23, 2020


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


Thursday, April 23, 9:00 AM
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Universidad Latina de Costa Rica
100 m norte de Muñoz y Nanne, San Pedro de Montes de Oca, San José, 11501 Costa Rica


The Forum on Education Abroad