Being Black and Abroad

Black women carrying a suitcase

Being Black and Abroad: Student voices describe their international travel experiences

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 24, 2019 | 3:00 p.m.- 4:15 P.M.

Hale Hall | MLK Room

Come hear from a panel of Ohio State Black students who have traveled across Africa, Asia, Europe and South America. The panelists will compare and contrast international experiences and how their racial/ethnic identities influenced their time abroad. This panel discussion also will address issues related to the recruitment of students of color into educational abroad programs, support plans while overseas, and how their greater community has been impacted by their involvement in education abroad.

Moderator: Louise Yahiaoui, Education Abroad Coordinator, Office of International Affairs, Ohio State
Student Panelists: Tomara Dorsey (UK), Faith Lewis (Uganda, China), Jimmy Nash (France and Morocco),
and Geoff Green (World traveler!)