The benefits of study abroad are well documented, from increased confidence to an expanded worldview — and college students who study abroad are more likely to do better in school and graduate on time.

But that experience is often unattainable for a particular group of students: men of color. Of the more than 300,000 U.S. undergraduates who study abroad each year, an overwhelming majority are white women.

For students at the University of Washington, the Brotherhood Initiative wants to help level the field.

Read a UW feature story about the Brotherhood Initiative's efforts to open access to study abroad experiences, with comments from BI Principal Investigator Joe Lott, associate professor at the UW College of Education, and Research Assistant Tory Brundage, a PhD student in higher education leadership.


Dustin Wunderlich, Director of Marketing and Communications