Special Event
NAFSA IEW Campus Connection

This event is available for on-demand access through December 31, 2020. You may purchase access to all IEW Campus Connection programming through December 15, 2020.

Featuring: Michele Norris
An acclaimed journalist, author, and social advocate, Michele Norris fosters important dialogue on current events, social issues, and the power to make change. She will serve as the keynote for this special event.

Higher education institutions and international educators have played a vital role in resolving conflict through education, training, and research. This program brings together educators, scholars, and practitioners who are doing innovative work promoting social justice, confronting inequality, and fostering social responsibility in a global context. 

You Should Attend

  • If you are currently engaged with social justice initiatives
  • If you want to learn more about the intersection of social justice with international education
  • If you are interested in using international education to develop social responsibility and enhance social justice initiatives 
  • If you are interested in ensuring international education initiatives are equitable and socially just 

What You Will Gain From Participating

  • Knowledge and examples of international education programs and initiatives that develop students’ sense of social responsibility, and that enhance social justice initiatives
  • Perspectives on the ways in which international education opportunities can be made more equitable
  • Understanding of key ways in which international education and social justice can become mutually reinforcing

Michele Norris

Michele Norris
Michele Norris is a Peabody Award-winning journalist, founder of The Race Card Project and Executive Director of The Bridge, The Aspen Institute’s new program on race, identity, connectivity and inclusion. For more than a decade Norris served as a host of NPR's All Things Considered where she...

LaNitra Berger, PhD

LaNitra Berger PhD
George Mason University
NAFSA President and Chair of the Board of Directors
LaNitra Berger, PhD, is the Associate Professor of Art History and Director of African and African American Studies at George Mason University (GMU). She has helped students secure more than 60 prestigious fellowships such as the Fulbright, Boren, Gilman, Truman, Udall, and Critical Language...

Esther D. Brimmer, DPhil

NAFSA CEO Esther D. Brimmer, DPhil
NAFSA: Association of International Educators
Former Executive Director and CEO
Esther Brimmer, DPhil, served as the executive director and chief executive officer of NAFSA: Association of International Educators from 2017 - 2022. Dr. Brimmer’s distinguished career includes three appointments within the U.S. Department of State, serving most recently as the assistant secretary...

Archie P. Cubarrubia, EdD

Archie P. Cubarrubia
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Archie P. Cubarrubia, EdD, serves as deputy director, institutional transformation in the postsecondary success team at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. He leads the foundation’s team responsible for understanding how colleges and universities transform themselves to dramatically improve their...

NAFSA thanks Education in Ireland for its generous support of this event.