Rolex 2015: XC Helmet Cam (Elisa Wallace & Simply Priceless)

We are so happy that Elisa was able to wear her helmet cam during her very successful cross country run at the 2015 Rolex Kentucky Three Day Event, so w

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Ever wonder how thrilling it is to ride an advanced competition horse over a four-star Rolex course? Great Rolex 2015 helmet cam from eventer, Elisa Wallace, riding Simply Priceless! #rtde

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Study Abroad Isn’t Just for White Students

It was all busyness and business as usual at Bardoli Global’s Houston headquarters Tuesday when the small staff of four stopped – albeit for but a second. “You’re in a frenzy doing something all the time but we looked up and said, ‘You realize, some of our kids are gone?’” recalls Anthony Jewett, executive director and CEO of the organization. “We’ve done it.”

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“As a policy paper from the Collaborative for Diversity in Education Abroad – a new group that counts Bardoli Global as one of its three members – points out, even as study abroad participation by American students has more than doubled over the last decade, data from the Institute of International Education and the U.S. Department of Education show that participation rates have been stagnant for African-American, Hispanic and Native American students. Although African-American students, for example, comprise 14 percent of postsecondary student enrollment, they make up only 3.4 percent of study abroad participants.”

International Education News l The PIE News l London named Abroad101’s top study abroad city

News and business analysis for Professionals in International Education

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“According to Open Doors data, the UK, France, Spain and Italy host 35% of US study abroad students. However, Abroad101’s Top Non-Traditional Countries reveals students value off the beaten track destinations as well.”

Safety First!

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If you don’t know who Elisa Wallace is, you need to meet her. Eventer, mustang trainer, all-around-horse person. She has a no-nonsense, sensible, kind, calm, but very wise approach to her training methods. In her vlog this week, she explains her work with her mustangs in training, and explains how she prepares for the upcoming Rolex Three-Day Event competition. Subscribe to her YouTube channel for training tips, a new vlog is released, every Monday.

US seeks to boost international student numbers hailing from Sub-Saharan Africa

With sights set on Africa as an emerging market with boundless potential in higher education, the USA has launched its fir

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“According to official statistics from the Institute of International Education (IIE), there were almost one million international students studying overseas in the US during academic year 2014-15, but only 34,000 (3%) of these students derived from Sub-Saharan Africa.”

Senegalese women’s message to the world

The real test is creating a strong foundation for women’s empowerment.

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Women in politics serve as role models for younger women. When there is a critical mass of them, and they are visibly playing leadership roles, a cycle of progress should set in.

Senegal’s experiment, as well as other global trends, is worth watching and learning from to ensure fundamental changes for women.