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

Thursday, December 10, 9:00 AM @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Thursday, December 10, 2020
Friday, December 11, 2020
9 a.m. – 12 p.m. EST / UTC−05:00
Virtual Workshop

This workshop will provide you 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 for one person. Registration for only one part of the workshop is not a possibility and it cannot be split among two different people.

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

Registration Schedule:

Regular Rate: September 15, 2020 – November 26, 2020
Late Registration: November 27, 2020 – December 11, 2020


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


Thursday, December 10, 9:00 AM
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Event Category:


Virtual Workshop


The Forum on Education Abroad