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ABOUT THE CONFERENCE

Since 2013 the annual Diversity Abroad Conference — along with the Global Student Leadership Summit & the Strategic Leadership Forum — has constituted the most comprehensive global forum on diversity, equity, and inclusion in education. This summer hundreds of education professionals, student leaders, employers, and leading graduate programs will meet online to learn, network and be inspired as we collectively work toward a shared goal — to support domestic and international student academic success, interpersonal growth and career readiness through innovative and sustainable approaches to advancing global equity, and inclusion in education. Our vision is that the next generation of young people from underrepresented and traditionally marginalized backgrounds are equipped with the knowledge, skills, and experience to be academically, personally, and professionally successful in the 21st century interconnected world.

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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