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Pre-conference Workshops

Access, Inclusion, Diversity & Equity Roadmap - Health, Safety & Security

Health and safety are critical components of education abroad (pre-departure planning and preparation, during the education abroad experience, and upon re-entry). Considerations for diverse students are essential when developing inclusive health and safety policies and procedures. This workshop will provide participants with the tools, knowledge, and insight to create or enhance their education abroad health and safety protocols and practices, with foci on mental health, racism and other forms of discrimination, as well as sexuality. It will also equip participants with advising strategies and opportunities to engage with colleagues around applying standards of good practices.

 

Date & Time

Sunday, March 3, 2019

9:00am- 12:00pm

 

Speakers

TBD

 

Price*

Members: $199 

Non-Members: $249 

Graduate Students: $199 

If You Build It They Will Come: Intentional Marketing for Engaging First Generation College Students in Study Abroad

The lure of strategic and targeted marketing tactics to recruit first-generation college students may make sense on the surface level as institutions and/or organizations attempt to create much needed exposure and access to education abroad. However, does targeted outreach pose ethical dilemmas or press proverbial hot buttons? What standards of practice can be employed in marketing high impact opportunities, and cultural exploration to first-generation college students? This pre-conference workshop will engage participants in thought-provoking dialogue, providing them with strategies and practices to inventively harness communication and marketing tools to employ principled marketing solutions that appeal to first-generation college students.

 

Date & Time

Sunday, March 3, 2019

9:00am- 12:00pm


Presenters

  • Gretchen Cook-Anderson, Director of Diversity Recruiting & Advising – IES Abroad
  • Care Allen – Grand Valley State University & Diversity Abroad

 

Price*

Members: $199 

Non-Members: $249 

Graduate Students: $199 

Leading by Example: Cultivating Innovation & Belonging within the Workplace

Whether you manage a large team or a staff of one, creating a sense of belonging in the workplace requires leadership by example and disruptions to the status quo.  More than ever, we need bold leaders committed to diversity and belonging. This workshop will explore leadership strategies and practices central to cultivating workplace inclusivity and global innovation.

 

Date & Time

Sunday, March 3, 2019

9:00am- 12:00pm

 

Presenters

  • Lisa Coleman, PhD, Senior Vice President for Global Inclusion and Strategic Innovation & Chief Diversity Officer – NYU
  • Monroe France, Associate Vice President for Global Student Engagement & Inclusive Leadership – NYU

 

Price*

Members: $199 

Non-Members: $249 

Graduate Students: $199 

Overview of The Standards of Good Practice for Education Abroad

The Forum’s Standards provide a means to assess and ensure quality in all areas of education abroad programming – academic programming, student conduct, resources and personnel and policies and procedures. Using the Standards as a guide, participants will examine practices at their universities or organizations. This workshop will be highly interactive, drawing on case studies and issues of interest to participants.

 

Date & Time

Sunday, March 3, 2019

9:00am- 12:00pm


Presenters

  • Natalie A. Mello, Vice  President for Programs, Training and Services – The Forum on Education Abroad

 

Price*

Members: $199 

Non-Members: $249 

Graduate Students: $199 

Pre-Conference Workshop Registration

**Pricing listed is for those not attending the General Conference. Please visit the Registration Page for the pricing for those attending the 7th Annual Diversity Abroad