Making the World a Better Place: Happy International Women's Day!

Dan Elias Bliss | March.08.2019

 

 It’s been a hundred and ten years since the first International Women’s Day was held in New York City. Since then, every year on March 8th we’ve celebrated women worldwide for their accomplishments.

On this International Women’s Day, we wanted to celebrate a few of the fabulous women on our team who are all at different points in their career, and share their stories on what inspired them to pursue careers in international education.

2019: Canada's Year of International Education

Dan Elias Bliss | February.06.2019

 

International education is thriving in Canada and Global Experiences is thrilled to be part of it.

We work hard to give university students and young professionals across Canada the chance to intern abroad. We continuously build upon partnerships with Canadian universities to share the value and accessibility of these experiential learning opportunities. Read on to see how 2019 is set to be one of the biggest years for international education in Canada.

NAFSA 2018 Recap: World's Largest International Education Conference

Molly Haskell | June.05.2018

Over 9,000 attendees from over 100 countries gathered in the city of Philadelphia for the largest international education event in the world - the NAFSA International Educators conference - and Global Experiences was there to be a part of it!  

GE Named Innovator for the 3rd Time

Global Experiences | June.08.2017
Global Experiences (GE) was a third-time award winner at the 20th Annual GoAbroad Innovation Award ceremony in Los Angeles, California on June 1st. The glamorous awards event is a centerpiece of the annual NAFSAAssociation of International Educators conference that attracts 10,000 attendees from around the world. 

Global Experiences Emergency Response and Safety Protocol - June 2017

Global Experiences | June.05.2017
Due to the events in London this past weekend, we wanted to send a message to our larger Global Experiences family to reinforce our dedication to safe travel & communication. While there are potential risks in every major city, at home or abroad, the health, safety, and security of all of our participants is our priority.

OPT Internships For International Students In The US

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Women Leading The World

Kelly Holland | April.07.2017

This scholarship isn’t just an investment in me, but in the future of people that see me going this summer, they can realize that there are opportunities out there that you might not have realized back home.

International Women's Day

Global Experiences | March.08.2017

It’s March 8 and we’re celebrating International Women’s Day here at Global Experiences!

Our company was co-founded by a woman, Emily Merson, and her partner Stephen Reilly in 2001. To date, Global Experiences (GE) has placed over 6,000 students in 11 global cities. More than 75% of the 30 person staff are female, and so are our interns.

Executive Order Opposes Core Values of International Education

As a Co-Founder & President of Global Experiences, an international education company, and the former Executive Director of the Fulbright Association, the official alumni organization for the US State Department’s flagship Fulbright exchange program, I typically take a diplomatic approach in the face of conflict or disagreement in an effort to respect and understand all perspectives. In these roles, I am charged with representing the views of my team, our members, customers, and a broad range of stakeholders so I try to be careful with sharing my personal views on most issues, especially political ones.

Global Women's March Shows Need For More Women Leaders Around The World.

Jonathan Rummel | January.26.2017

This January, Global Experiences united with GoAbroad.com to promote a focused on Womens Leadership, within international education and beyond! GE is a leading International Internship and career readiness provider,  working over 6,000+ students in 11 global cities, in the last 15 years, 75% of them women. Many of our global partners are also organizations owned or managed by women across a wide range of industries from law, to business and social issues.

To celebrate the global emphasis on leadership and women's issues, Global Experiences has annouced two Women's Leadership focused scholarships, to encourage the further international education of a US based college student seeking an international internship in summer 2017. 

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