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Diversity Abroad looks forward to seeing everyone at NAFSA 2017!

Posted By Erica Ledesma, Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Updated: Tuesday, May 23, 2017

For over a decade, Diversity Abroad has led the field toward inclusive excellence in global education. Now more than ever, this work is necessary as we strive to increase student access and participation in global programs, and ensure that the next generation of diverse global leaders are equipped with the skills necessary to excel in our increasingly interconnected world.

Stop by Diversity Abroad’s Booth #1954

We invite you to learn more about Diversity Abroad programs, resources, and upcoming learning opportunities at the annual NAFSA conference in Los Angeles, May 29 - June 2. Stop by Booth #1954 to meet with Diversity Abroad staff, learn more about best practices, tools, and inclusive methods for increasing participation of diverse and underrepresented students.

Schedule a Meeting with the Diversity Abroad Team

To schedule a meeting, please feel free to reach out to Diversity Abroad staff directly:

Poster Session


We are also excited to be dual-exhibitors during the poster session, "Increasing Diversity Outreach in International Education" on Thursday, June 1 from 2-3:30p. Stop by to learn more from our posters:


AID Roadmap: Comprehensive Assessment for Inclusion in Education Abroad

If we believe that education abroad as a documented high impact practice can be transformational -- personally, professionally, and academically -- for students, then the outcome of our efforts must be that greater access actually leads to greater transformation for all students. How can Education Abroad Offices move beyond the tacit commitment to diversity & inclusion efforts, and develop an inclusive climate that both welcomes students from diverse and underrepresented backgrounds and also effectively supports their successful participation and transformational learning throughout? Stop by the poster session to learn more about Diversity Abroad’s innovative approach to assessing the overall climate of inclusion throughout the education abroad process through the Access, Inclusion, and Diversity (AID) Roadmap.

Diversity Abroad's Passport Tour: An Innovative Practice for Diversity Outreach

Stop by to learn more about the impact of The Passport Tour (TPT), the longest running Student Services program from Diversity Abroad. Now in it’s 9th year, our unique national student outreach tour allows us to directly engage with 2,000+ students across a variety of institution sizes and types in the U.S. Our poster will provide details about TPT, how it is organized, and how you can get involved. We’re excited to also present a creative infographic that breaks down the diversity of students we sought out to engage with during this tour, and to provide further insights into students’ barriers to study abroad; as well as how those barriers are impacted by racial/ethnic identity, financial need, prior family/friend experiences’, and more.

What’s New at Diversity Abroad?

As you are preparing your NAFSA Annual Conference schedule, don’t forget to include time to learn about the new initiatives at Diversity Abroad:

Global Institute for Inclusive Leadership
South Africa: June 18-25, 2017
New Zealand: January 14-21, 2018

An intensive, 8-day interactive workshop designed for international education, student affairs, education abroad, faculty development, and diversity and social justice program professionals who are interested in gaining skills and resources and building networks to better support their global education and diversity-related work.

Diversity Abroad’s Short Course Series

These 30-minute, accessible e-learning opportunities are designed and facilitated by experts in the fields of diversity, inclusion, and international education to provide professionals with insight and practical tools to support and advance inclusive excellence in global education.

6th Annual Diversity Abroad Conference (April 7-10, 2018 in Miami, FL)

Submit a session proposal to present at the conference. Call for proposals opening soon!

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