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Learn more about some of our featured alumni, their experience overseas, and the impact of study abroad on their career trajectories.
Home Institution: Webster University
I’m passionate about being the change and creating opportunities for people of color.
Home Institution: San Diego State University
The Gilman Scholarship Program shaped my intercultural communication and adaptability skills, necessary in my career in the immigration field.
Home Institution: State University of New York, Purchase
Skillsets I developed abroad allowed me a choice between multiple graduate programs, and the wherewithal to finally work in a professional laboratory.
Home Institution: University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Learning a language has had a lasting use through my personal and professional life.
Home Institution: University of Miami
Country: Hong Kong
I have used the lessons that I was fortunate enough to learn in Hong Kong throughout my professional career in leading global enterprise transformations and change initiatives — managing colleagues and subordinates in other countries of both business and technical backgrounds.
Home Institution: City University of New York, Baruch College
Country: Costa Rica
My semester abroad crystallized my ambitions to work abroad, hone intercultural competencies and work with people from diverse backgrounds.
Home Institution: Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
My experience abroad changed the way I see other cultures and the natural systems that exist.
Home Institution: Virginia Commonwealth University
By studying in Qatar with the Gilman Scholarship, I was able to expand my network to include designers from the Middle East, as well as learn about other programs abroad that interest me.