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Lunch & Learns

Women of Color Leadership & Empowerment

Monday, March 16 | 11:45 am - 1:15 pm

Intended for professionals and graduate students who self-identify as women of color and/or allies for women of color, this lunch includes an intimate opportunity to connect with colleagues, and listen to and be inspired by dynamic speakers as they share their leadership journey, experiences and strategies for success in global education.

Moderator

  • Wokie Nwaabueze – The Seen & Heard Project

Panelists

  • Dr. Toya Barnes-Teamer, Principal – HCM Strategists; Former Vice President for Student Success –  Dillard University
  • Dr. Allison Davis-White Eyes, Director of Community Diversity Relations – Oregon State University
  • Rosine Pema Sanga – Director of International Relations for the Office of Mayor LaToya Cantrell, New Orleans LA

 

Price*

$60

New Professionals in International Education

Monday, March 16 | 11:45 am - 1:15 pm

Intended for professionals with zero to three years experience in the field of international education. This lunch will focus on helping new professionals, in particular, professionals from diverse backgrounds enter the field of international education and/or move up in their current careers. There will be a panel of experienced international education professionals.

Moderator

  • LaTesha Charbonnet Gonzales, Program Director, Intensive English Language Program Division of International Education – University of New Orleans

Panelists

  • Hernando Sevilla-Garcia, Senior Diversity Relations Manager – IES Abroad
  • Allegra Laing, Associate Director for Global Diversity and Inclusion – Elon University
  • Louise Yahiaoui, Education Abroad Specialist – The Ohio State University


Price*

$60

Leveraging Global Programs to Support First Generation Student Success

Monday, March 16 | 11:45 am - 1:15 pm

Developed for professionals who work in student success, diversity & inclusion and other student affairs units, this lunch will focus on the role global programs can play in supporting the academic success, interpersonal growth and career readiness of first-generation college students. Further the lunch will highlight the important role non-international education professionals play in ensuring first generation college students have equitable access to the benefits of global programs.

Moderator

  • Charles Lu – University of California, San Diego

Panelists

  • Adriana Smith, Assistant Director of International Programs – Presbyterian College & Author of “Studying Abroad for Black Women”
  • Helen Wormington – Executive Director, Division of Diversity & Community Engagement, UT-Austin
  • James Dabney, PhD – Director, Posse New Orleans

 

Price*

$60

Leading Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion in International Education

Monday, March 16 | 11:45 am - 1:15 pm

Developed for professionals with roles focused on Diversity & Inclusion in Education Abroad or Diversity & Inclusion in other units that support global programming, this lunch will focus on leadership development, generating ideas to foster our collective capacity to prioritize diversity & inclusion within our work spaces, and creating space to share challenges & successes with peers. The lunch will highlight the important role Education Abroad professionals play in ensuring diversity and inclusion opportunities in the field of International Education.

Moderator

  • Christina Thompson – Barcelona SAE

Panelists

To Be Determined

 

Price*

$60

Lunch & Learn Registration

*Conference registration is required to participate in a Lunch & Learn event. To register for the conference please visit the Registration Page