Diversity Abroad - Diversity Abroad is the leading global education organization which targets non-traditional students for international education opportunities, creating a portal which provides information, tips, and benefits for students looking to study internationally.
ALLABROAD.us - This site offers resources addressing funding opportunities, study abroad and career development, reasons to study abroad, and information on diversity and discrimination abroad.
IES Abroad Diversity - Diversity resources for IES programs including past student perspectives, scholarship opportunities, a student guide, country-specific resources and contact information for the IES Diversity Coordinator.
Brown University: "Diversity Issues in Study Abroad" - A collection of student quotes by country in which past participants directly address what impact their ethnicity, heritage, sexual orientation, religion, appearance and/or native language had on their study abroad experience.
All Abroad: What About Discrimination Abroad? - Articles on the differing experiences of discrimination abroad for African-American, Asian/Pacific Islander-American, Latino/Hispanic-American and Native American students.
Race Abroad for American's of Color Preparing to Live Abroad
PLATO: The Center for Global Education's PLATO Project (Project for Learning Abroad, Training, and Outreach) is an integrated study abroad training, certification, and diversity outreach program that provides comprehensive support resources for study abroad to all U.S. college and university students – with special support for underrepresented students.
NAFSA Rainbow SIG: U.S. Students Abroad- Information on special considerations LGBTQ students may have when selecting a program and preparing to go abroad. Country-specific information and LGBTQ study abroad scholarship opportunities also listed.
The International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission (IGLHRC)- IGLHRC advocates on behalf of individuals who are discriminated against or abused based on their actual or perceived sexual orientation, gender identity, or expression. This site includes country-specific information, news and publications, tools for activists, information on career and intern opportunities, and other resources.
Mobility International USA- Travel tips, country accessibility information, student accounts, scholarship opportunities and program suggestions for students with cognitive, hearing, learning, mental health-related, physical, systemic, vision and other disabilities.?
National Clearninghouse on Disability Exchange - by Mobility International USA. A comprehensive one-stop resource for people with disabilities, exchange and disability staff interested in study, work, intern, volunteer, research or teach abroad programs.
Personal stories- Stories excerpted from A World Awaits You (AWAY), a free, annual journal of stories by people with disabilities who have participated in a wide range of international exchange programs. Published by Mobility International USA.
CIEE Knowledge Series: Women Studying Abroad – Information regarding stereotypes placed upon American women, gender roles abroad, appropriate dress, handling uncomfortable situations, and overall gender awareness and safety.
Gender Abroad -Resources for women's safety issues abroad created by Northwestern University.
Journeywoman Online - Information for women travelers from women travelers; there is also a free e-mail newsletter you can subscribe to from this site. This site also provides guidance by country on culturally correct clothing.
UNDERREPRESENTED MAJORS If you are a science or mathematics major or minor, there are programs that will allow you to receive credit abroad. The CIP office offers programs with a variety of science and math course offerings. We have created these guides as resources to help you during the process. Click the disciplines listed below (COMING SOON!) to find the programs that best suits your needs:
The Institute for the International Education of Students (or IES Abroad) shares its diversity video, “Speaking of diversity… What it means to be me in Granada.” The video, shot and produced in Granada, Spain, provides a window into the thoughts and experiences of seven diverse students and their travels in Granada.
"Breaking Barriers," created and produced at San Francisco State University, features students from groups traditionally underrepresented in study abroad. Students who participated in pre and post study abroad interviews share their reflections.