Preparing the Next Generation
of Global Leaders

For Colleges & Universities

For Colleges & Universities


Diversity Abroad supports higher education institutions in the United States and abroad in providing equitable access to global opportunities for students so that they are equipped with the skills, knowledge and global acumen to thrive in the 21st century workforce. Some of our major initiatives include:

Membership with Diversity Abroad

Diversity Abroad is the leading professional consortium of educational institutions, government agencies, for-profit and non-profit organizations dedicated to advancing diversity and inclusive good practices that increase access, achieve equitable diversity and foster inclusive excellence in global education. Diversity Abroad members support the important work that Diversity Abroad engages in to advance research, develop effective advising tools, and offer learning & development opportunities essential to creating equitable access to global education. Learn more about membership and how to join us.

Global Student Leadership Summit

The premier leadership conference for students from diverse backgrounds who have participated in study abroad or other international programs. The annual summit attracts dozens of diverse and underrepresented students from colleges and universities nationwide with a simple goal: to develop the skills essential to being a successful leader in a global society. Students participate in hands-on student leadership sessions, engage in critical dialogue centered on self-reflection and identity, establish and maintain relationships with like-minded student leaders, and connect with professionals from higher education, the public sphere, and the private sector.

Student Publications

Diversity Abroad offers a series of brochures and publications that address the perspectives of a diverse student population exploring global opportunities. Publications include:

  • Why You Should Go Abroad
  • You Can Afford to Go Abroad
  • Black Student’s Guide to Global Programs
  • Latinx Student Guide to Global Programs

Link to Us

Directly connect your students to opportunities and open access resources available on All opportunities listed in our directories are from organizations that are members of Diversity Abroad.

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