This year IES launched the Faculty-Led Program Awards with an additional category following the IES Abroad Global Pillars, which are part of the Global Good Commitment. The IES Abroad Faculty-Led Program Awards provide funding towards outstanding STEM, language, and Global Pillars-focused faculty-led programs to run between May and July of 2023. The winning institutions receive $15,000, $10,000 or $5,000 for their study abroad programs run with IES Abroad. The winners were selected by a jury comprised of IES Abroad Academics department staff members.

Luis' Take on the Program "Otros Mundos Posibles: Experiential Seminar on Economy, Social, And Environmental Justice In Cataluña, Spain":
"This short seminar/workshop studies and implements the principles of the solidarity economy, as they are carried out today by a number of organizations in Catalonia, Spain. We offer a unique opportunity to combine theory, practice, and collaboration with diverse social organizations."