REACH: HBCU Global Institute Pioneers Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the Field of Diplomacy

Between April 6-8, 2021, nearly 400 students and faculty from Alabama’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), international exchange professionals, and U.S. exchange alumni participated in the virtual REACH: HBCU Global Institute. The three-day conference was organized by Jacquelyn Shipe, CEO of Global Ties Alabama, and Ryanna Miller, Co-Founder of Diplomatic Perspective, through a grant… Read More »

Cumberland Community Mediation Center Hosts 2020 International Women of Courage Awardee

In conjunction with Global Ties Alabama, Cumberland School of Law’s Community Mediation Center hosted a recipient of the U.S. Secretary of State’s International Women of Courage (IWOC) award on March 10. Amina Khoulani, a Syrian refugee now based in Manchester, U.K., is one of the 2020 IWOC honorees. She was recognized in Washington, D.C., by Secretary of State… Read More »