Comm Discussion: Thinking Outside the Box: Non-traditional Resources When Advising LGBTQI+ Students
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Comm Discussion: Thinking Outside the Box: Non-traditional Resources When Advising LGBTQI+ Students

This community discussion, facilitated by members of the 2018-2019 Task Force on LGBTQI+

When: Thursday, May 9, 2019
2pm- 3pm Eastern
Contact: Diversity Abroad Network
501-982-0635 Ext 704

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Title: Thinking Outside the Box: Utilizing Non-traditional Resources When Advising LGBTQI+ Students



This community discussion—facilitated by the 2018-2019 LGBTQI+ Task Force—will discuss resources for education abroad professionals to use in advising their LGBTQI+ students, including: Social media, Documentary series, Leisure travel websites, Study abroad provider/organization resources, and Returnee accounts. 



Lauren (Lo) Chow - Babson College
Manuel Colon - Peace Corps



Members: complimentary

Non-Members: $99


The Diversity Network hosts an annual series of community discussions for professionals interested in issues of access, inclusion, and diversity in education abroad and international student and scholar services. Participants are able to join discussions from the comfort of their office or coordinate a group of colleagues to participate together.

During these 60-minute online discussions, experts in the field are invited to facilitate discussions intended to highlight key issues and areas of potential advocacy to ensure the next generation of young people are provided with equitable access and support to high-impact global education opportunities. Participants are provided with key discussion questions to consider ahead of the live conversation to set the groundwork for this interactive forum.

Community Discussions will consist of:

  • Introduction of Facilitators (5 min)

  • Guidelines for constructive participation (5 min)

  • Description of the discussion topic including relevant history/background, current trends/statistics/terminology, & an outline of key questions for community discussion (20 min)

  • Community discussion with attendees (25 min)

  • Closing remarks, resources, & suggested opportunities for advocacy (5 min)