Preparing and Celebrating Global Aggies

For almost 20 years, UC Davis has celebrated the benefits of international education and worldwide exchange during International Education Week, an initiative of the U.S. Departments of State and Education. The national week brings opportunities to participate in cultural and educational programming here at UC Davis and share your international stories and experiences on social media using #GlobalAggies.

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What is International Education Week?

International Education Week (November 16-20, 2020) is a national week of the U.S. Department of State and U.S. Department of Education that celebrates the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide.

Global Affairs encourages students, faculty, and staff to share their international stories and experiences on social media using #GlobalAggies.

International Education Week at UC Davis

At UC Davis, International Education Week often brings opportunities for students, staff and faculty to explore international programming such as:

  • global learning events, across campus, for connecting with students, scholars, and families;
  • information sessions for Study Abroad and workshops for grant writing for international field work; and
  • film previews and discussions.

International Education Week Schedule of Events

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2020

Aggies Addressing Global Challenges: Introducing UN Sustainable Development Goals

  • Date/Time: Monday, November 16, 2020, 5:30-6:30 p.m. PST
  • Registration

Global learning includes global action. Join Global Affairs in a discussion on how members of the UC Davis community are addressing global challenges, and how you as a student can find opportunities and get involved. This event will include Aggie panelists speaking about their experiences engaging with global challenges.

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2020

Global Conversations: Promoting Women’s Resilience in Africa’s Arid Regions in the Age of COVID-19

  • Date/Time: Tuesday, November 17, 2020, 9:00 a.m.
  • Co-hosted by: Global Affairs, Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Markets, Risk & Resilience (MRR) 
  • Register

Global Affairs' Global Conversations Series – Empowering women provides the greatest return on investment for helping families and communities achieve a future free from poverty and food insecurity, particularly in areas that face a constant risk of disaster like severe drought. In arid northern Kenya, where families rely primarily on livestock for their livelihoods, the UC Davis-based MRR Innovation Lab is testing a pairing of development programs that has the potential to radically change poverty dynamics in these communities and it starts with investing in women-owned businesses and insurance to ensure they can hold onto their gains in the age of COVID-19.

University of California Education Abroad (UCEAP) Info Sessions

  • Date/Time: Tuesday, November 17, 2020
  • Sponsored by: UCEAP

University of California Education Abroad (UCEAP) is hosting the following information sessions in celebration of International Education Week! These information sessions will introduce the unique academic opportunities available and what is great about living in each country and city. Select the links below to register and learn more about UCEAP programs. All times are Pacific Standard Time.

Global Careers Panel Series: Argentina, Brazil, Chile

  • Date/Time: Tuesday, November 17, 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. PST
  • Organizers: Cal Aggie Alumni Association, Global Affairs
  • Registration

The Cal Aggie Alumni Association (CAAA) is committed to supporting the professional development of Aggies no matter where in the world they are. CAAA has partnered with Global Affairs and International Development to present our Global Careers Panel Series. Join us for the Argentina, Brazil, Chile panel in our Global Careers Panel Series. At this panel, you will hear from leading professionals about their careers in Latin American. If you are not able to join us for the live panel, be sure to register so you can have a recording of it sent directly to your inbox.

Global Careers Panel Series: Asia Pacific and Canada

  • Date/Time: Tuesday, November 17, 4 p.m. – 5 p.m. PST
  • Organizers: Cal Aggie Alumni Association, Global Affairs
  • Registration

The Cal Aggie Alumni Association (CAAA) is committed to supporting the professional development of Aggies no matter where in the world they are. CAAA has partnered with Global Affairs and International Development to present our Global Careers Panel Series. Join us for an Asia Pacific and Canada panel in our Global Careers Panel Series. At this panel, you will hear from leading professionals about their careers in Japan, Canada, Philippines, Singapore, and Hong Kong. If you are not able to join us for the live panel, be sure to register so you can have a recording of it sent directly to your inbox.

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2020

University of California Education Abroad (UCEAP) Info Sessions

  • Date/Time: Wednesday, November 18, 2020
  • Sponsored by: UCEAP

University of California Education Abroad (UCEAP) is hosting the following information sessions in celebration of International Education Week! These information sessions will introduce the unique academic opportunities available and what is great about living in each country and city. Select the links below to register and learn more about UCEAP programs. All times are Pacific Standard Time.

Global Careers Panel Series: Colombia, Mexico, Peru

  • Date/Time: Wednesday, November 18 at 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. PST
  • Organizers: Cal Aggie Alumni Association, Global Affairs
  • Registration

The Cal Aggie Alumni Association (CAAA) is committed to supporting the professional development of Aggies no matter where in the world they are. CAAA has partnered with Global Affairs and International Development to present our Global Careers Panel Series. Join us for the Colombia, Mexico, Peru panel in our Global Careers Panel Series. At this panel, you will hear from leading professionals about their careers in Latin America. If you are not able to join us for the live panel, be sure to register so you can have a recording of it sent directly to your inbox.

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2020

University of California Education Abroad (UCEAP) Info Sessions

  • Date/Time: Thursday, November 19, 2020, 9 a.m.
  • Sponsored by: UCEAP

University of California Education Abroad (UCEAP) is hosting the following information sessions in celebration of International Education Week! These information sessions will introduce the unique academic opportunities available and what is great about living in each country and city. Select the links below to register and learn more about UCEAP programs. All times are Pacific Standard Time.

International Scholars Lead Communication with Impact Event

  • Date/Time: Thursday, November 19, 12–1:30 p.m. PST
  • Register

In celebration of International Education Week, Services for International Students and Scholars and Global Affairs invites you to attend a discussion panel: Communication with Impact. Please join us for an engaging forum on how communication, media, and technology affect behavior, health, and well-being. Three UC Davis international scholars from the Department of Communication and the Department of Computer Science will talk about their research in this field and how their interdisciplinary work links innovative approaches in communication and technology to improve public health outcomes, lead to problem-solving and value creation, and increase understanding of information selection, and effects on key democratic attitudes and behaviors.

Global Careers Panel Series: Africa Panel 

  • Date/Time: Thursday, November 19, 9 a.m. - 10 a.m. PST
  • Organizers: Cal Aggie Alumni Association, Global Affairs
  • Registration

The Cal Aggie Alumni Association (CAAA) is committed to supporting the professional development of Aggies no matter where in the world they are. CAAA has partnered with Global Affairs and International Development to present our Global Careers Panel Series. Join us for the Africa panel in our Global Careers Panel Series. At this panel, you will hear from leading professionals about their careers across Africa. If you are not able to join us for the live panel, be sure to register so you can have a recording of it sent directly to your inbox.

Global Careers Panel Series: Asia Pacific

  • Date/Time: Thursday, November 19, 5 p.m. – 6 p.m. PST
  • Organizers: Cal Aggie Alumni Association, Global Affairs
  • Registration

The Cal Aggie Alumni Association (CAAA) is committed to supporting the professional development of Aggies no matter where in the world they are. CAAA has partnered with Global Affairs and International Development to present our Global Careers Panel Series. Join us for the second Asia Pacific panel in our Global Careers Panel Series. At this panel, you will hear from leading professionals about their careers in Thailand, Hong Kong, and Singapore. If you are not able to join us for the live panel, be sure to register so you can have a recording of it sent directly to your inbox.

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2020

Global Careers Panel Series: Europe

  • Date/Time: Friday, November 20, 9 a.m. PST
  • Organizers: Cal Aggie Alumni Association, Global Affairs
  • Registration

The Cal Aggie Alumni Association (CAAA) is committed to supporting the professional development of Aggies no matter where in the world they are. CAAA has partnered with Global Affairs and International Development to present our Global Careers Panel Series. Join us for the Europe panel in our Global Careers Panel Series. At this panel, you will hear from leading professionals about their careers in Europe. If you are not able to join us for the live panel, be sure to register so you can have a recording of it sent directly to your inbox.