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Building a Supportive Campus Environment for Globally Mobile LGBTQ+ Students

  • NAFSA2017 Annual Conference & Expo 404 South Figueroa Street Los Angeles, CA, 90071 United States (map)

The NAFSA 2017 Annual Conference & Expo promises to be one of the largest international education events ever. With more than 9,000 international educators expected to attend from over 100 countries, the Expo is the best place for organizations like yours to develop sustaining partnerships and new business.

Our workshop provides a supportive and safe environment for an increasing number of globally mobile LGBTQ+ students is essential to creating a diverse and inclusive campus. Examine practices for supporting these students on campus in the United States and preparing them for traveling or returning to countries that marginalize LGBTQ+ populations. 

  • Develop an understanding of the LGBTQ+ international student experience before, during, and after studying away

  • Design a communication, programming, and outreach plan to impact and improve the LGBTQ+ student experience

  • Review literature and resources regarding globally mobile LGBTQ+ students