GO! Global Orientation
GO! Global Orientation on Culture + Ethics is designed to help students evaluate expectations, anticipate potential cultural and ethical challenges, prepare for engagement with global communities, and develop intercultural competencies.
First-time travelers and experienced globetrotters alike can benefit from session topics like “Voluntourism” + the White Savior Complex, The Ethics of Healthcare Abroad, Race + Ethnicity in a Global Context, and Local Global Opportunities.
The conference offers…
- Interactive workshops led by faculty, staff, students and community members on the diverse contexts and challenges you may face while abroad;
- An intimate global networking lunch featuring tables hosts with global experience;
- Opportunities to connect with peers interested in global experiences and cross-cultural engagement; and
- A Q&A forum for attendees to ask questions that may not have been answered during the day’s sessions.