Amanda Hill
Center for Latin American & Caribbean Studies

Global Opportunities Expo for students, educators set for April 20-21

Fri, 04/16/2021

LAWRENCE – The University of Kansas, in partnership with Donnelly College, is hosting its annual Global Opportunities Expo (GOE). The two-day event is set for 11 a.m.-3 p.m. April 20 and 11 a.m.-3 p.m. April 21. The expo is designed for educators and students in grades 7-12 through college, but it is free and open to learners of all ages.  

Global Opportunities Expo logoThe Global Opportunities Expo, organized by KU's Center for Latin American & Caribbean Studies, seeks to engage with audiences about international education, study abroad experiences and navigating the array of international pathways in life beyond the college experience. Each year different panels, topics, themes and performances create a diverse lineup for attendees. This year’s event includes a panel on identity and belonging within global experiences, study abroad panels, calligraphy demonstrations and Pan-Africa fashion show.

Participants should register for the event to receive the Zoom links. The links will also be available at the CLACS website starting Monday, April 19. 

Registration will be open throughout the event. The GOE is intended to be a drop-in format, although participants are encouraged to attend as many panels and performances as possible. 
“Attendees can expect to hear from students, staff and faculty about the careers, opportunities, experiences and identities that have shaped them and led them to become involved in global pathways,” said Amanda Hill, 2021 GOE Planning Chair. “The event is constantly growing and evolving, so we hope to bring new and different ways to connect and engage with the community about the array of international opportunities ahead of them in life. It should be an exciting and lively time, even though we are keeping it fully online this year.”  

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