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BCCIE Summer Conference provides an essential platform for the growth of BC’s International Education sector. BCCIE’s annual conference brings together more than 400 participants from our province, across Canada and beyond our borders. The conference attracts senior leaders, researchers, practitioners, student service providers, administrators, government, NGOs, and students to explore these ideas with the aim of strengthening our work and taking steps towards advancing outstanding leadership in the fields of International Education in BC.

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Monday, June 24 • 9:30am - 10:30am
Thought leader dialogue I: Advancing Diversity and Inclusion in International Education: A Perspective

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Drawing on her professional and diplomatic experience, and her academic work, the speaker will place practical examples within a larger framework of striving to realize values within policymaking. The speaker will explore different conceptions of advancing diversity and inclusion in international education from expanding the types of students involved to widening the range of professionals in our field. She will note efforts to engage minority serving institutions and tribal colleges. She also will provide information about publications and resources on these topics.

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Esther Brimmer

Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer, NAFSA: Association of International Educators
Esther Brimmer, DPhil, currently serves as the executive director and chief executive officer of NAFSA: Association of International Educators. Dr. Brimmer’s distinguished career includes three appointments within the U.S. Department of State, serving most recently as the assistant... Read More →

Monday June 24, 2019 9:30am - 10:30am PDT
Macdonald AB