About the Passport Tour
Diversity Abroad's Passport Tour (TPT) is a nationwide campus-based initiative designed to introduce study abroad resources and opportunities to students, faculty and administrators, particularly from diverse and underrepresented backgrounds.
Since 2008, TPT has visited more than 75 different college campuses across the country. Each campus visit looks different, but can consist of various on-campus outreach initiatives such as tabling at a study abroad fair, hosting information sessions, moderating alumni panels, making classroom visits, and more.
Diversity Abroad is delighted to welcome Daneen Johnson to the team. In her role as the Community Engagement Coordinator, Daneen will be spearheading campus visits with the Passport Tour. Additionally, Diversity Abroad is excited to have 6 Campus Fellows hosting events at and around their campuses throughout the year.
Wondering where you can connect with the Passport Tour in your area? More details available on the Events Calendar.
Meet the Passport Tour Team
Community Engagement Coordinator
Daneen is the Community Engagement Coordinator for Diversity Abroad. She oversees The Passport Tour which is a nationwide campus-based initiative designed to introduce study abroad resources and opportunities to students, faculty and administrators, particularly from diverse and underrepresented backgrounds.
As a Student Affairs Professional, Daneen has experience working with student-athletes, first generation, STEM, honors, low income, and international students. She has also worked within a university career services department where she assisted both undergraduate and graduate students with career readiness and employability skills. Prior to joining the Diversity Abroad team, Daneen worked as an Advisor at Seminole State College of Florida where she worked within a grant program that sought to assist and increase underrepresented minority students pursuing STEM degrees.
As a two time Alumna of the University of Central Florida, she completed her undergraduate degrees in Hospitality and Restaurant Management. During that time she studied abroad in Italy with an Italian Culture and Cuisine program. She continued her education at UCF completing a M.A. in Educational Leadership with a specialization in Higher Education. During graduate school Daneen completed a mission trip with her church to Cape Town, South Africa.
Daneen is a proud Take Stock in Children Scholar--a nonprofit organization in Florida with a mission to break the cycle of poverty for low-income, at-risk students by offering college scholarships and provide caring volunteer mentors. In her role at Diversity Abroad, she is able to give back to the local and global community that inspired her career.
Miami University, Ohio
Major: International Studies; Latin American Studies; Spanish Minor
Studied in: Spain, Argentina
Xavier University of LA
New Orleans, LA
Major: Biology/Pre-med; Chemistry; Spanish minor
Studied in: Costa Rica, Cyprus
College of William & Mary
Major: International Community Development; Public Health Minor
Studied in: Australia, Interned abroad in Ghana
Major: English; Multimedia minor
Studied in: Semester at Sea; volunteered in Rio for 2016 olympics
Georgia Institute of Technology
Major: Public Policy
Studied in: Australia, New Zealand, Fiji
Major: Science & Technology; International Affairs; Japanese minor
Studied in: Japan