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Awards Gala & Dinner

Awards Gala & Dinner

Join Diversity Abroad in celebrating our collective achievements as a field during the inaugural 2019 Awards Gala & Dinner. Formally known as the Awards Lunch, this formal event will provide an ideal backdrop for honoring the recipients of the Excellence in Diversity & Inclusion in International Education & the Global Student Leadership Awards. Admission is included for full conference & Monday one-day registrants. Gala only passes may be purchased for $100.

Attire: Business/Cocktail

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2019 Award Winners

Each year, Diversity Abroad celebrates outstanding institutions, organizations, individuals, and students who exemplify the vision and ideals of Diversity Abroad to support diversity & inclusive excellence in global education. Awardees will be announced during the Awards Gala & Dinner at the Annual Diversity Abroad Conference.

Excellence in Diversity & Inclusion in International Education Awards

Institutional/Organizational Award Winners

Joshua McKeown. 
SUNY Oswego 
SUNY Oswego
Institutional/Organizational Award: Organizational Excellence, Joshua McKeown

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UC Davis Study Abroad in Partnership with Child Family Health International
Institutional/Organizational Award: Diversity & Inclusion Champion (Overall), Yvette Flores

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The University of Auckland
Institutional/Organizational Award: Outreach, Marketing, and Recruitment, Lydie Faure Kilgannon

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Global Citizens Program, Democracy Prep Public Schools
Institutional/Organizational Award: Student Engagement & Success, Rebecca LeBlond

Individual Award Winners

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Becca AbuRakia-Einhorn
Individual Award: Rising Star; Gallaudet University

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Nic Sakurai, SOE, CAS, faculty
Shigeru Nic Sakurai
Individual Award: Leadership, University of Maryland, College Park

Global Student Leadership Award Winners

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Nam Nguyen
Global Student Leadership Award: Undergraduate, Washington State University

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Katrina Joy Harrison
Global Student Leadership Award: Graduate, University of Pittsburgh