Supporting Students From Marginalized Backgrounds Through Strengths-based Advising

Nov 9, 2022
2:15 pm-3:30 pm

Supporting Students From Marginalized Backgrounds Through Strengths-based Advising

When educators talk about students from marginalized backgrounds in study abroad, the focus is on additional resources, leading advisors to see these students, even unknowingly, as a burden. Using a strengths-based advising approach can help advisors avoid this deficit-based perspective and learn to recognize and utilize the students’ talents. 

Chair
Becca AbuRakia-Einhorn, Gallaudet University 

Presenter
Julie Santos, Occidental College