The 9th Annual Diversity Abroad Showcase was a wild success, with over 250 students in attendance to hear DDCE Global alum share how their study abroad experience impacted them.
UT and DDCE Global alum Angelica Walker hosted the event, Trinity Dow opened the event with two spoken word pieces inspired by her time in Cape Town, South Africa, followed by Bryce Harris who used story-telling to share his experience in the UAE. The event ended with Cydni Cox singing a song about studying abroad.
The event also had a photo contest for students to share their photographs from studying abroad. Ricardo Ramos and Jordan Burks won the photo contest, with their works chosen by photo philanthropist Mr. Ali Khataw. Tiba al Faraji was also recognized for her photography by winning the “People’s Choice Award, voted upon by event attendees.