Generation Study Abroad webinar addresses disability inclusion

Generation Study Abroad will be featuring “Disability-Inclusion Best Practices and National Trends” as part of their webinar series on Tuesday, December 2nd at 3:00pm Eastern Standard Time.

The webinar features diversity experts Cerise Roth-Vinson from Mobility International USA, and Gretchen Cook-Anderson from IES Abroad.

Click here to register for the webinar. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. All webinars are recorded and posted to the Commitment Partner Network password protected webpage. Please feel free to view this and previous webinars on that page at any time.

Cerise Roth-Vinson is the Chief Operating Officer at Mobility International USA and manages the National Clearinghouse on Disability and Exchange and other federally-sponsored projects. She has more than fifteen years of experience working in the field of international exchange and disability rights, is a frequent presenter at major conferences around the world, and has authored numerous articles and publications. She studied language and conducted research in Yemen, participated on international volunteer work camps in Turkey and Japan, studied abroad in France and volunteered with the Peace Corps in the Gambia. She previously worked at Education Northwest. Cerise holds an M.A. in International Development from the University of Oregon and a B.A. in Political Science from Southwestern University.

Mobility International USA is a Eugene based non-governmental organization, the world leader in forging transnational partnerships to promote inclusion of people with disabilities around the world.  Founded by UO International Studies MA graduate (and MacArthur Genius Award winner) Susan Sygall, MIUSA is staffed with many UO graduates, collaborates closely with UO's emerging disability studies program, and is a valued partner with the Office of International Affairs in making disability rights and inclusion a central theme in UO's global engagement.