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Diversifying the Face of America Abroad

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Diversifying the Face of America Abroad

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Diversifying the Face of America Abroad

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Many American college students don't take advantage of global study programs. According to the Institute for International Education, only one percent of co-eds study abroad. Of those, just over three percent are African American.

But Bardoli Global wants to change that. Just a year old, the program has already helped dozens of students of color travel overseas.

The program's founder and CEO Anthony Jewett and Corey Woodard, a Texas Southern University student preparing to study in Kenya, explain how the organization is expanding students' horizons and changing the world's perception of America, one trip at a time.