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Upcoming Webinars

Join us to learn more about our Summer Abroad and Gap Semester programs in Asia, Africa, Latin America, and North America. Here’s what to expect:

  • Watch a short slideshow presentation detailing Dragons program opportunities
  • Ask questions regarding a specific program itinerary and/or details
  • Find out if Dragons is the right fit for you

General Summer & Gap Year Webinars

If you want to experience a little bit of Dragons from home, we also invite you to check out our recorded webinars below. We hope to see you at an upcoming webinar soon!


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.

Program Webinar Series: China & Taiwan

Asia Program Director, Shuier Zhang, and Outreach Coordinator & Instructor, Madeleine Colvin, talk to us about our Summer Abroad and Gap Year programming in China & Taiwan.

Program Webinar Series: Guatemala

Director of Programming, Aaron Slosberg, Country Coordinator, Teto Morales, and Outreach Coordinator & Instructor, Annika Ruben, talk to us about our Summer Abroad and Gap Year programming in Guatemala.

Program Webinar Series: Bolivia & Peru

Latin America Program Director & Staffing Coordinator Henry Van Damme, and Outreach Coordinator & Instructor, Annika Ruben, talk to us about our Summer Abroad and Gap Year programming in Bolivia and Peru.

Program Webinar Series: Senegal

Senegal Program Director, Angelica Calabrese, and Outreach Coordinator, Sammi Landsman, talk to us about our Summer Abroad and Gap Year programming in Senegal.

Program Webinar Series: Morocco

Morocco Program Director, Kristen Gianaris, and Outreach Coordinator, Sammi Landsman, talk to us about our Summer Abroad and Gap Year programming in Morocco.

Program Webinar Series: Cambodia & Thailand

Asia Program Director, Shuier Zhang, and Outreach Coordinator & Instructor, Madeleine Colvin, talk to us about our Summer Abroad and Gap Year programming in Cambodia and Thailand.

Program Webinar Series: India & Nepal

Training & Curriculum Director, Christy Sommers, and Marketing Associate & Alum, Maya Mashkuri, talk to us about our Summer Abroad and Gap Year programming in India & Nepal.

Program Webinar Series: Indonesia

Director of Programming, Aaron Slosberg, and Outreach Coordinator & Alum, Sammi Landsman, talk to us about our Summer Abroad and Gap Year programming in Indonesia.


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