Devin Walker is a post-doctoral fellow at UT-Austin where he directs the Global Leadership Initiatives for The Division of Diversity and Community Engagement. His research focuses on the intersection of race, sports, and education. His dissertation explored the influence of international education on the personal, social and career development of Division-1 Black male student-athletes. In 2017, he was awarded the Global Leadership Award from The Diversity Abroad Network for creating equity and access within international education. Dr. Walker is passionate about creating spaces for inclusive dialogue and leads social-justice oriented workshops and retreats at colleges across the nation. Devin fell in love with traveling at a young age and years ago decided it was his mission to create opportunities for Black and Brown youth to travel the world!
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