WISE is committed to equal opportunity and providing a platform for diverse perspectives. We welcome participation from people of all genders, sexual orientations, racial and ethnic backgrounds, and abilities, as well as from a variety of institutions (public, private, HBCU, community college, etc.) and organizations, who are interested in bolstering the conversation on intercultural learning surrounding study abroad, on-campus programming, and the international student experience.
Friday, February 11 | 11:00am – 12:00pm EST | via Zoom
Glocal Justice: Toward an Equity Imperative in International Education
featuring Amer F. Ahmed, EdD
Amer F. Ahmed, EdD (he/him) is the Vice Provost for Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion at the University of Vermont and Faculty in its Higher Education and Student Affairs Administration program. As an internationally-recognized practitioner and thought leader, Amer leverages diverse identities, experiences, and theoretical perspectives to advance inclusive excellence and build capacity within institutions and organizations.
Dr. Ahmed is the Founder and CEO of AFA Diversity Consulting, LLC, a practice dedicated to enhancing the development of organizations through intercultural leadership, professional development, assessment, and strategic change. In addition, Amer is co-founder of Global Inclusion, a certification program bridging the Intercultural field with Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion work globally.
Prior to UVM, Amer was Executive Director of Equity & Inclusivity and Chief Diversity Officer at Dickinson College and has held faculty appointments and strategic leadership roles at schools including the University of Massachusetts, Swarthmore College, and the University of Michigan.