“A professional delegation is a group of highly focused professionals who have the opportunity to meet with their counterparts and experience the day-to-day challenges and successes in their global counterparts’ working environment.” – Dawn Davis, Executive Director of Professionals Abroad In April 2017, Professionals Abroad simultaneously hosted three separate delegations in Cuba, with the total […]
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2016 was a transformative year for Professionals Abroad! We worked with wonderful association partners, welcomed new staff, and launched a new website. We sent over 130 delegates abroad for meaningful, professional interactions with their counterparts overseas. Feedback from Delegates “This trip exceeded my expectations. I learned a lot both professionally and personally during the […]
In September, 2016, a group of ten nursing executives, all members of the American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE), set out on a delegation to Israel to engage in one-on-one dialogue with international counterparts. The group was led by the 2016 AONE Board President, Dr. Joan Clark, a highly respected contributor to the field of […]
In October 2015, Dr. Gregory Skuta led a delegation of sixteen ophthalmology professionals to Cuba to engage in professional exchanges. Dr. Skuta is the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Dean McGee Eye Institute and the Edward L. Gaylord Professor and Chair of the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine’s Department of Ophthalmology in […]
In October, 2015, Patricia (Pat) Franklin led a delegation of thirty-three professional Art Educators to Cuba to engage in professional exchanges. Pat Franklin is the Supervisor of Visual and Performing Arts for Newport News Public Schools in the Tidewater Region of Virginia. Previously, she spent 27 years as a classroom art teacher in grade levels […]