Elisabet Raquel García (she/they), Global Education DEI specialist, shares how language barriers prevented her from connecting with her family and how her determination to build a relationship prompted her to become a fluent Spanish speaker in five years.
Emily Falica (she/her/they) shares with URep Abroad why she took a chance to travel while living with Alpha-Gal, a tick-borne autoimmune disorder.
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.
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.
Ujjaini Sahasrabudhe (she/her) shares her experience building her international education career after relocating to the United States.
URep Abroad interviewed Lindsay Kamakahi (she/her) about being a Native Hawaiian and Chinese Global Strategist in International Education.
Samantha Deleon (she/her) shares her career journey as a first-generation Filipino American working in international education.
Felix Wang (he/him) shares his experience as an Associate Director in International Education.