Join the Office of Global Programs in partnership with the Global Center for Spiritual Life (GCSL), NYU LGBTQ+ Center, Center for Multicultural Education and Programs (CMEP), Division of Student Affairs (SA) and The Moses Center for our IDBEA panel series, RealTalk. This collaborative event shares perspectives of personal identity throughout the study away experience.

Be sure to check back with this page for additions to the series.

 


RealTalk: An IDBEA Student Panel Series

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Spiritual Life, Mindfulness & Wellness Abroad

This RealTalk session will focus on maintaining spiritual life, mindfullness and wellness abroad. The facilitated conversation by the Office of Global Programs and the Global Center for Spirtual Life will consist of former study away students who will discuss how they navigated their religious identity at their study away site. 

Monday, April 18th 2022 - 10:00am to 11:30am EDT

For the benefit of this session the participants agreed not to record the meeting.


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Gender & Navigating Social Life Abroad

This RealTalk session will focus on gender and how to navigate social life while studying away. The facilitated conversation by the Office of Global Programs will consist of former study away students who will discuss how they navigated their gender identity at their study away site.

Wednesday, April 20th 2022 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm EDT

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Studying Away as BIPOC Students

This RealTalk session will focus on the experiences of BIPOC Students Abroad. The facilitated conversation by the Office of Global Programs and Center for Multicultural Education and Programs will consist of former study away students who will discuss how they navigated their racial identity at their study away site.  

Thursday, April 21st 2022 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm EDT

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Visible & Invisible (Dis)abilities Abroad

This RealTalk session will focus on Visual and Invisible (Dis)abilities abroad. The facilitated conversation by the Office of Global Programs and The Moses Center for Student Accessibility will consist of former study away students who will discuss how they navigated their (dis)abilities at their study away site.  

Friday, April 22nd 2022 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm EDT

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Studying Away as LGBTQ+ Students

This RealTalk session will focus on the experiences of LGBTQ+ Students Abroad. The facilitated conversation by the Office of Global Programs and the NYU LGBTQ+ Center will consist of former study away students who will discuss how they navigated their LGBTQ+ identity at their study away site. 

Tuesday, April 26th 2022 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm EDT

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Past Panel Series

Real Talk: Mindfulness as a Path to Inclusive Leadership

May 6, 2021 - 11:30 am - 12:30 pm EST

Zoom Recording: Available to the NYU community

Co-sponsored by the Office of Global Programs and GSL/MindfulNYU, this conversation explores examples of relational leadership, community building, and co-learning rooted in mindfulness practices. Join students and staff from MindfulNYU, NYU Berlin, and NYU Madrid as they reflect on their collaborative work and envision future possibilities! 

Featuring: Melissa Carter (GSL/MindfulNYU), Linn Friedrichs  (NYU Berlin), Alejandro Perez (NYU Madrid), Maanya Rao (NYU Madrid), Muna Abdelwahab (NYU Madrid), Isabel Schmieta (NYU Berlin), Diya Radhakrishna (NYU Berlin), and Zina Karas (NYU Madrid)

 

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(Dis)Abilities Abroad 

  • Johileny V Meran (jvm319@nyu.edu)
  • Emely Recinos (epr249@nyu.edu)
  • Christina Beck (cmb890@nyu.edu)
  • Nicolas Garcia-Zach (ngz213@nyu.edu)


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Real Talk: Studying Abroad as a Person of Faith

  • Mohammed Ali Hojaij (mah856@nyu.edu)
  • Melissa Carter (melissa.carter@nyu.edu)
  • Shoshana Ehrenkranz (sre267@nyu.edu
  • Muna Abdelwahab (ma4769@nyu.edu)
  • Juliana Jolie (jjl691@nyu.edu)

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Students of Color Abroad 

  • Anurag Gautam (asg610@nyu.edu)
  • Olivia O'Leary (ono208@nyu.edu)
  • Lina Mohammed (lm3631@nyu.edu)
  • Raj Kittusamy (rpk295@nyu.edu)
  • Yujing Zhang (yz3901@nyu.edu)