"Diversity Abroad is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2019 Excellence in Diversity & Inclusion in International Education (EDIIE) and the Global Student Leadership Awards. This year’s recipients have demonstrated a commitment to advancing diversity and inclusive excellence within international education on an individual, institutional, and organizational level, as well as students who represent Diversity Abroad’s mission to diversify global education.
The awardees and their work will be recognized during the annual Awards Dinner at the 7th Annual Diversity Abroad Conference, Equity & Opportunity Through Inclusive Global Education in Boston, MA on March 4, 2019.
EDIIE INSTITUTIONAL/ORGANIZATIONAL AWARD:
Diversity & Inclusion Champion: University of California, Davis (UCD) Study Abroad in Partnership with Child Family Health International
“I am honored to receive this award on behalf of our Oaxacan, CFHI, Quarter Abroad and Chicanx Studies partners. Our collaboration for the past 13 years has inspired students to pursue careers in medicine, public health, physical therapy, optometry, and health education. This recognition undoubtedly will continue to facilitate diverse students' exploration of global health while they experience the cultural richness of our host cities.” - Professor Yvette Flores, lead faculty of the Latinx Health Internship Program."
Read the full story and list of awardees at the Diversity Network website.