Darla Deardorff Intercultrual Competance

“Don’t just look at this as leaving the country, but look at it as ‘what do you want to learn about yourself?'” — Darla Deardorff 

SHOW NOTES

  • Getting an early start in high school with an exchange to Germany 🇩🇪 [1:43]
  • Obtaining an internship with the United Nations in Geneva as an undergrad 👩‍💼 [2:15]
  • Darla’s dissertation which can be found in the NC State library 📝 [4:03]
    • She’s written eight books to date 📚
      • Looking at WHAT IS NECESSARY FOR US TO GET ALONG TOGETHER AS HUMANS?
  • What does one do after getting as many diplomas as you can get? 🎓 [7:47]
  • Darla’s current role @ Duke (past & present) 👩‍💻 [9:24]
  • Working with Association of International Education Administrators (AIEA) 👩‍🎓 [10:43]
    • A focus on those who are leading internationalization efforts at their higher education institutions 🌎
      • Leaders in International Education
  • Receiving invitations to speak at different places around the world 🗺 [12:23]
  • Darla’s favorite food from her travels… 🍢 [15:33]
  • I mentioned above, she’s written eight books 📘 [16:32]
  • Chimamanda Adichie [19:42]
  • Darla’s advice to students thinking about studying abroad [20:45] 🙌

We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools  — MLK