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Add Your Voice to NAFSA’s Day of Action

On March 9, more than 80 international education professionals met with their members of Congress as part of NAFSA’s virtual Day of Action. And what a day it was! After session on briefings, training, and networking the week before, advocates from 23 states connected with the nearly 50 congressional
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Give Your Career a Boost with NAFSA 2022 Workshops

This year’s program includes 17 informative, in-depth workshops designed to foster and sharpen the critical skills you need to flourish and excel in your career. Read on for a preview of some of the exciting workshops NAFSA has planned for the virtual and in-person components of NAFSA 2022.
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Celebrate International Women’s Day

This International Women’s Day, we’re not only celebrating the women we count as colleagues, peers, and friends, but we’re also celebrating the fifth anniversary of NAFSA’s member interest group Women and Leadership in International Education (WLIE). In the 5 short years since it was founded by
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NAFSA Stands with Ukraine

We share the world’s outrage over Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and feel deeply for all who are caught in the crossfire and those with ties to the region. This is a shameful act of aggression, and our thoughts are with all who will be forced to bear the cost of this war with their lives and
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Countdown to March 1: Seven Reasons We Can’t Wait for NAFSA 2022

Since we last gathered as an international community in Washington, D.C., in 2019, the field—and the world—has been turned on its head. Through two virtual conference events and countless other interactions, we’ve remained connected, but we couldn’t be more excited to gather in person this May for
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Washington Wrap-Up

While 2021 was a challenging year for international education—the COVID-19 pandemic ensured that!—together, we in the NAFSA community realized a number of public policy and regulatory practice gains that are of real significance to the field’s recovery. Advocate voices like yours were central to
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Trend Tracing: Four Themes that Defined 2021

It comes as no surprise that much of the work international educators completed in 2021 was molded by the COVID-19 pandemic. But whereas pandemic responses throughout 2020 were often characterized by uncertainty, alarm, and a sense of hopelessness, 2021 traced silver linings, as innovations were
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NAFSA's Year in Review: Reflections on 2021

From the desk of the CEO... As 2021 draws to a close and we turn our attention to the promise of a new year, we at NAFSA have much to be proud of and plenty to look forward to. The effects of COVID-19 pandemic continued to bring extraordinary and unforeseen challenges. But this year also taught us
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