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Young Professionals

Young Professionals: Face to Face with Jason Lewis-Berry

Jason Lewis-BerryJoin us for this special Young Professionals discussion and Face-to-Face conversation with Jason Lewis-Berry, Director of Overseas Operations for the State Department's Bureau of Conflict and Stabilization Operations, as he shares his experiences from the frontlines of some of the globe’s more dangerous places. Read More ››

Young Professionals

International Trivia Night: Think you have what it takes?

International Trivia Night: Think you have what it takes?Join fellow Young Professionals for International Trivia Night and show your global smarts about current events, world culture, history, geography and more! Read More ››

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 ››

Headline and Cultural Forums

The Echoes of the Vietnam War

Panel discussion examining Sen. Wayne Morse’s legacy and current critical issues of war powers and transparency, featuring: Vietnam War historian Christian Appy, Daniel Ellsberg of the Pentagon Papers, and Lt. Col. Thuy Tran of the Oregon Air National Guard. Read More ››