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Awards Gala & Dinner

Awards Gala & Dinner

Each year, through the Excellence in Diversity & Inclusion in International Education (EDIIE) Awards, Diversity Abroad celebrates outstanding institutions, organizations, and individuals who have developed inclusive practices that foster diversity and inclusion in international education, and promote an inclusive environment for international students on campus. Awardees are announced at the annual Diversity Abroad Conference.

Check back June 2019 for details regarding the nomination process

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. 

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