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ABOUT THE CONFERENCE

Thank you to everyone who helped make the 8th Annual Diversity Abroad Conference a success! It collectively challenged and inspired over 650+ professionals from around the world to continue our commitment towards building a more inclusive and equitable global education sector. We encourage you to continue these important discussions and continue to innovate in ways to support students and professionals and advance systemic change at your respective organizations and institutions.

The 9th Annual Diversity Abroad Conference will take place in October 2021, with Call for Proposals opening in January 2021. Stay tuned for more information!

WHAT CAN YOU EXPECT FROM THE CONFERENCE?

IDENTIFY & SHARE BEST PRACTICES

Glean insight from colleagues committed to diversity & inclusive excellence

STAY ABREAST OF TRENDS & NEW RESOURCES

Generate new ideas and share resources in a collaborative space

ESTABLISH & MAINTAIN RELATIONSHIPS WITH PROFESSIONALS

More than 700 professionals and student leaders attended the 2018 conference

ENGAGE IN CRITICAL DIALOGUE

Thought-provoking speakers and innovative session formats provide ample opportunity for these important discussions

PARTICIPATE IN HANDS-ON SESSIONS & TRAININGS

Expand your understanding through the conference tracks and in-depth deep dive sessions

WHY ATTEND?

Whether you're interested in exploring the value of diversity in global education, looking for new and creative ways to support diverse students throughout the education abroad process, or seeking ways to collaborate with other professionals in the field, this conference is not to be missed. You should attend the Diversity Abroad Conference if you are interested in:

  • Gaining a better understanding of developments in the area of diversity and inclusion in global education.
  • Being in a dedicated space to work with colleagues from around the nation to generate meaningful responses to the challenges colleges and universities face in reaching and supporting diverse and underrepresented populations for international programs.
  • Using your time at the conference to identify opportunities to engage and collaborate with colleagues from yours and other institutions.

WHO ATTENDS?

The professionals who attend the Diversity Abroad Conference range from Senior International or Chief Diversity Officers to human resources and career services professionals. Attendees come to the Diversity Abroad Conference from the following types of offices/organizations:

  • US and non-US Education Abroad & International Education (Senior International Officers, Directors, & Advisors)
  • Career Services
  • Diversity/Multicultural (Chief Diversity Officers, Directors, & Advisors)
  • Deans, Faculty & Academic Department Chairs
  • Student Academic Support (TRiO)
  • High School Counselors
  • International Students and Scholarship Services (Directors & Advisors)
  • Public/Private Sector Human Resources & Recruitment Professionals
  • Representatives from Education Abroad Organizations
  • Graduate Students
  • Government Representatives from Ministries of Education & Foreign Affairs

SPONSORS

Lead Sponsor

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Platinum Sponsor

Host Sponsor

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Gold Sponsors

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