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Getting Real About Cultural Equity in Education Abroad with Dr. Keshia Abraham diversity & equity interviews

Have you wondered how international education will ever truly achieve cultural equity? 

Do you feel lost in information and ideas and strategy meetings aimed to create more inclusivity in global programs? 

If this sounds like you, we have a great podcast episode for you today. 

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10 Career Lessons From 35+ Years in International Education career in international education interviews

Join Brooke Roberts & Sam Cooper as they break down what they've learned from a collective 36+ years working in international education. 

They'll share some of their biggest mistakes, massive wins, and advice for others trying to navigate the rough waters of the global learning arena in...

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Reconnecting & Rebuilding in Education Abroad interviews

In this session of InsideChat (our live recordings of the Inside Study Abroad Podcast), Sam Cooper and I discuss how the Coronvirus pandemic is forcing us all to rethink and reshape how we design, deliver, and support students and programs abroad.

Sam and I also dive into how the pandemic brought...

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Where Are the Feisty Women of International Education? with Samantha Cooper career in international education interviews

You know what I love most about Sam Cooper? She's a visionary and she takes risks even when there's a chance she'll ruffle some feathers or push our standard boundaries. I also love that she hired me with very little professional experience and encouraged even my most off the wall ideas. Because...

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The Truth About Study Abroad in Barcelona - Interview with Rich Kurtzman career in international education interviews study abroad

Today, I'm talking with Rich Kurtzman, (NOT WORKING) the Director of Barcelona Study Abroad Experience, a boutique study abroad program based in the heart of one of the most vibrant cities in Europe. Rich is an extremely fun and intelligent guy and one of my favorite things about him is...

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How to Teach English Abroad with Bruce Jones, International TEFL Academy interviews study abroad

(FIRST THREE HYPERLINKS ARE THE SAME)

Hey, hey IE rock stars! Today I have a crazy/fun/chatty interview with Bruce Jones, the President and Founder of International TEFL Academy. If you learn just one thing from this interview it will be that Bruce is all about the FUN! And I have no doubt...

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How Mitch Gordon Founded Go Overseas career in international education interviews

Psst: Despite a perfect audio capture of this interview, there are a few spots where we look like we're doing a very terrible attempt at the robot dance sensation of the 80s. Feel free to mock our silly faces. ;)  ##

One of the most terrifying things I've ever done is leave a great job...

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Being a First-Mover in Study Abroad with Troy Peden of GoAbroad.com career in international education interviews study abroad

Aaaaaand I'm back with another interview with a long-time rock star in international education and student travel, Troy Peden. A little over 15 years ago, Troy and some students had this crazy idea to put volunteer and study abroad listing up on the internet. Today, we have the mammoth of a site,...

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Small Town to Big Time in Study Abroad with John Christian career in international education interviews study abroad

Sometimes I ask people to interview with me on Inside Study Abroad. Other times, I get lucky and someone stumbles upon my little slice of the internet and tells me a story that I can't help but want to share with my study abroad-loving friends and colleagues. This is the story of John Christian,...

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Finding Your Niche in Study Abroad with David Comp, University of Chicago career in international education interviews study abroad

You know when you meet someone who appears to have about a thousand things going on, but they always seem on top of everything? And you wonder "wow, does this person sleep?" and "wow, I'm a big slacker." Well, let me introduce you to David Comp.

David's study abroad story started like a lot of...

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Mastering International Internships with Michelle Kern Hall career in international education interviews

Waaaay back in May 2011 I did a bunch of interviews with some ridiculously interesting international educators and other world travel superfans. And I'm finally (woot woot!) getting around to editing and posting them. Today I feature Michelle Kern, a Japanophile through and through with...

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How to Network Like A Boss in Study Abroad with Zac Macinnes career in international education interviews study abroad

Oh my goodness gracious. This post has been about eight months in the making. Waaaay back in May 2011 I interviewed Zac Macinnes and I'm only now getting around to editing and posting it. Shame on me! But surely, SURELY better than late than never. Right? I owe Zac a very large....coffee?....when...

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