Connecting Disability To The World, #EdUSAForum 2016

MIUSA Staff and co-presenters and guide dog standing next to each other in front of conference hall.
Mobility International USA connects disability to all aspects of international student recruitment and support.
August 2, 2016 - August 5, 2016

The EducationUSA Forum happened and Mobility International USA (MIUSA) was there! The annual forum is designed for professionals at accredited U.S. colleges and universities seeking to recruit, enroll, and support international students.

MIUSA staff who work on the National Clearinghouse on Disability Exchange (NCDE) project, sponsored by the U.S Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA), were represented to make sure people with disabilities are not missing from these conversations.

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  • #Access2USA campaign to increase participation of international students with disabilities studying in the U.S.
  • NCDE resources and support available to EducationUSA staff from over 170 countries
  • Strategies for recruiting international students with disabilities
  • Tips for preparing international students with disabilities coming to the U.S.

Session

"Foreign Government Scholarships: What You Need to Know": Panelists, including Mobility International USA, shared information about the array of funding opportunities offered by foreign governments around the world, as well as highlighting inclusion for people with disabilities in opportunities with the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA), such as Foreign Fulbright Student Scholarship.  

Mobility International USA values the relationship with EducationUSA and looks forward to gathering more Best Practices from advisers working towards inclusion all across the world.

Refer to NCDE Best Practices to read the number of EducationUSA professionals highlighted for their inclusion strategies and support. 

Read more about the EducationUSA 2016 Forum

Event location: 

Washington, DC