Attend a Webinar

Let’s connect in ‘person’

Attending a webinar is a great way to learn more about our programs and meet our team. We look forward to connecting with you! You can also get to know our teaching style by watching the recorded Global Speaker Series webinars at the bottom of the page.

Upcoming Summer & Gap Webinars
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We will be updating our 2021/2022 webinar schedule soon – stay tuned!

Join us to learn more about our Summer Abroad and Gap Semester programs in Asia, Africa, Latin America, and the United States:

  • Ask questions regarding a specific program itinerary and/or course curriculum.
  • Watch a comprehensive slideshow presentation detailing Dragons program opportunities.
  • Hear more about our COVID-19 response & flexible enrollment policies.

If you can’t make it to one of our scheduled webinars, please reach out to us to set up an individual conversation via phone, Skype, or a Zoom meeting. We are happy to do a virtual ‘home visit’ with you and your family.

Recorded Webinars

Each year we send our best instructors to classrooms around the country to deliver engaging lectures on global topics. We call this the Global Speaker Series. However, due to COVID-19, we have moved our series online and made it available to a wider audience. Get to know a few of our instructors and get a taste of their teaching styles by watching the following recorded webinars:

Intro to Ayurveda: Self- Healing in the time of Covid-19

An introduction to this 5,000-year-old system of understanding how our bodies and minds interact with nature and society with simple techniques to remain balanced in times of stress and uncertainty.

Foreign Friends, Foreign Devils

What is it like to live in China long-term as a “foreigner”? Jody will engage attendees in thinking about how being perceived as a foreigner can change and shape the way they might perceive themselves and others, in China and in the U.S.

A Coup or Not a Coup? The Fall of Evo Morales and Political Transformation in Bolivia

With the sudden ousting of longtime indigenous president and incumbent Evo Morales, Bolivia was already in a major political crisis when Covid-19 took hold.

Choosing Happy—Positive Psychology Research in Practice

Stress, anxiety, and struggle can leave us feeling overwhelmed and under empowered. How can we source happiness amidst the challenges and pressures of daily life? Pulling from the latest research in positive psychology, Aaron offers practical and proven tools to understand and foster a more positive mindset.

Migration & Organized Crime: How thousands of people go missing every year on the way to the U.S.

Hosted by instructor, Rich Brown. Rich will draw on his recent interviews in Guatemala and on the U.S.-Mexico border with civil society leaders, journalists, and migrants and their families to give students insight into the risks that Central Americans face as they attempt to reach the U.S.

Packing 101—Tips, Tricks, and Secrets to Travel Packing

We may not be able to travel yet, but why not keep the travel stoke alive by practicing your packing skills? Ellery will walk you through best practices in packing for a summer or semester program, so you can get excited about packing your bags now and be more prepared when the time comes to travel.

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