How can we employ diversity marketing to improve the likelihood of greater participation of African American and black college students in education abroad?
This e-learning short course offers information and perspective on how to use marketing to launch a successful outreach campaign to successfully attract more African-American/black college students to study and intern abroad.
Through this course, you will:
- Learn about the diversity among African-American/black college students
- Gain insight into general characteristics of African-American/black college students
- Understand and grasp key elements of what marketing and diversity marketing is, and how to leverage these tools to achieve a goal
Please note that all Diversity Abroad Short Courses are available for 7 days after purchase. Check out our Frequently Asked Questions for additional information.
Director of Diversity Recruiting & Advising, IES Abroad
About the instructor
Gretchen Cook-Anderson is the award-winning Director of Diversity Recruiting & Advising at IES Abroad. Gretchen oversees IES' Initiative to Diversify Education Abroad (IDEA), the organization's effort to increase enrollment and enhance the study abroad experience of students of diverse and underrepresented identities. She is a marketing and PR professional with 11 years of experience in international education marketing and 23 years experience in the marketing field overall. An IES Abroad alum (Japan) herself, she holds a Bachelor's degree from Spelman College in political science and a Master's degree in international economics from Johns Hopkins University's Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS). Over the last 6 years, her efforts have led to 91.6% growth in participation among ethnically-diverse students in IES Abroad programs. Her work garnered the Diversity Abroad EDIE Award in 2014 and 2016.