The University of Iowa

Study abroad to host info sessions on virtual program in the Dominican Republic, Mar. 4 & 11

February 17th, 2021

UI Professor Mo Haskins

Join UI Professor Mo Haskins and Study Abroad Advisor Cory Petersen to learn about a virtual abroad program, Women's Empowerment in the Dominican Republic, that will discuss course content, scholarships, funding, and the application process about this unique international experience. 

Info sessions:

Thursday, March 4, 11:00 a.m.
Zoom link:
Meeting ID: 963 0037 5728

Thursday, March 11, 11:00 a.m.
Zoom Link
Meeting ID: 940 9328 9590

Course Description: This multidisciplinary elective virtual course is designed to prepare students to understand and address the complex issues associated with women’s empowerment, dealing with cross-culture issues, and working with marginalized and at-risk young women. Students will engage with non-profit organizations, virtually visit local government offices, and explore the geographic and sociocultural context. Students will be exposed to the most respected organizations serving women throughout the Dominican Republic.

Dates: May 18, 2021 to June 8, 2021

Application Deadline: March 15, 2021

Prerequisites: None

​​​​​​Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa-sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact Cory Petersen in advance at or 319-335-0353.