Diversity Abroad 2020 Conference - Call for Proposals
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Diversity Abroad 2020 Conference - Call for Proposals

5/14/2019 to 8/23/2019
When: Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Contact: Diversity Abroad Conference
1-510-982-0635 ext. 707

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The Call for Proposals is open for the 8th Annual Diversity Abroad Conference --Amplifying Voices: Moving from Rhetoric to Systemic Change.

The 2020 Diversity Abroad Conference will be held on March 14 - 17, 2020 in New Orleans, Louisiana. The program will consist primarily of presentations selected through this open call for proposals. In addition, there will be invited speakers, concurrent sessions, deep dives, critical issues presentations and a poster community.

The Diversity Abroad Conference Planning Committee invites session proposals inclusive of diverse perspectives that focus on outbound education abroad, inbound international students, and/or Diversity/Equity/Inclusion with respect to supporting the retention and advancement of professionals from diverse backgrounds and increasing the competencies of all professionals to advance inclusive excellence. Additionally, all sessions present the opportunity for researchers to share their emerging work and how research or theory can inform practice.


The 2020 conference session tracks include the following:

  • Inclusive Advising and Student Success
  • Program and Funding Models;
  • Collaborative Leadership and Strategic Partnerships;
  • Outreach, Marketing and Recruitment;
  • International & Exchange Student Advising and Programming;
  • High School Students;
  • Perspectives from Minority Serving Institutions;
  • Hiring, Belonging, & Career Advancement; and
  • Fundamentals of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Higher Education

Global Student Leadership Summit

Are you interested in being involved with our Student Leaders during the Diversity Abroad Conference? Submit a proposal for the Global Student Leadership Summit!

Session proposals should support the growth of student participants' identity and leadership development as well as to help them leverage their global experience for their academic and career goals.

We invite you to be part of this year’s exciting conference; submit a proposal today!


The deadline for online submissions is August 23, 2019.


For full information, visit: http://www.diversitynetwork.org/conference/proposals