William D. Webber (Associate Director of Membership at Partners of the Americas) shares his experience becoming fluent in French and Spanish and how it changed the trajectory of his life.
Samantha Peralta shares with URep Abroad how her Mexican-American heritage and being outside her comfort zone sparked her determination to work in the international education field.
Ashley Jaramillo Cason shares with URep Abroad how her Colombian-American identity shaped her worldview and approach to being resilient.
Dr. Miguel Ayllon shares how his Latino heritage guided him as an international educator and how valuing people over tasks helped him find his calling.
Former Miss Belize Intercontinental, Maryam Abdul-Qawiyy (she/her) shares with URep Abroad how being a Belizean American influences her career and how bringing good vibes can positively influence a crowd.
Juneteenth should be celebrated as a significant moment in U.S. history and used to uplift African Americans. Here are three alternative ways employers can recognize Black Employees during Juneteenth.
Kwame Gayle (he/his) shares how his identity as a black, Afro-Caribbean, queer immigrant living and working abroad has led him to recognize the inclusive value of “making space for others” while “taking up space” at the table to ensure representation.
URep Abroad interviewed Valentina Arecy (she/her), co-founder and former Vice President of Queens Company, about her professional experiences as a Haitian woman and a first-generation college graduate.
URep Abroad interviewed Kwan Segal (she/her), CEO and Founder of ICAway, on how she used her experience as a Thai international student to develop customized training programs to help international students prepare to enter the U.S. professional world.
URep Abroad interviewed Ujjaini Sahasrabudhe (she/her) about building her international education career after relocating to the United States.