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International Speaker Series (2014)

Khalida Brohi: Pakistani activist and social entrepreneur

Khalida Brohi

Khalida BrohiKhalida Brohi, Pakistani activist, social entrepreneur, and founder of Sughar Empowerment Society, will speak on April 23 as part of the 2014 International Speakers Series. Read More ››

International Speaker Series (2014)

Leymah Gbowee: Liberian Nobel Peace Prize Laureate

Leymah Gbowee

Leymah GboweeLeymah Gbowee, a Liberian peace activist, social worker and women’s rights advocate, and a 2011 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, will speak on May 8 as part of the 2014 International Speakers Series. Read More ››

Teach the World

Teaching About Women in the World

Teaching About Women in the WorldJoin us for Teaching About Women in the World, a day-long conference for educators on May 17 that will focus on the theme of the 2014 International Speakers Series: Women Changing the World. Think globally, teach locally – and join us for this exciting day of resource-building and curricular enrichment. Read More ››

International Speaker Series (2014)

Hung Huang: Chinese Media and Culture Mogul

Hung Huang

Hung HuangHung Huang, CEO of China Interactive Media Group, will conclude the 2014 International Speakers Series. Read More ››

Programs

WinCo Foods Portland Open

Pumpkin Ridge Golf CourseEnjoy a summer golf tournament and support the World Affairs Council of Oregon at the same time! Read More ››

Recent News

International Speaker Series
Fri, 03/07/2014 - 2:45pm

Announcing a Video Contest for High School Students

video contestEnjoy making videos? Have something to say about Women Changing the World? Then we have a contest for you! Read More ››

International Speaker Series
Sat, 02/22/2014 - 8:30am

Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton to keynote the 2014 International Speakers Series

Hillary Rodham Clinton, Former Secretary of State and Former U.S. Senator from New York, will keynote the 14th annual International Speakers Series on Tuesday, April 8. The Series will continue on with Pakistani activist Khalida Brohi, Nobel Laureate Leymah Gbowee, and conclude with Hung Huang, CEO of China Interactive Media Group.
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Headline and Cultural Forums
Fri, 02/14/2014

Senator Ron Wyden to kick off Senator Wayne Morse Legacy Series

Senator Ron Wyden to kick off Senator Wayne Morse Legacy SeriesHow do we ensure that both liberty and security are protected in this age of enhanced surveillance? U.S. SENATOR RON WYDEN discusses the tension between civil liberties and national security and how we can preserve liberty and security. Read More ››

International Visitors
Tue, 01/14/2014 - 3:45pm

Exciting hosting opportunities ahead

Host a VisitorThe World Affairs Council of Oregon invites community members to open their doors and share an American home experience with visitors this spring, summer, and fall. Read More ››

International Visitors
Fri, 01/03/2014 - 1:15pm

Anticipating 90 young leaders in 2014

Youth leaders from Bolivia and PeruIn 2014, the Council will host over 90 teen leaders from South America, Africa, and the Middle East, an exciting expansion of our youth exchange programs. Read More ››