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International Visitors
Wed, 02/15/2017

Student and Educator Applications Now Open For 2017 Youth Exchanges

Applications are now open for the 2017 Youth Ambassadors Program to South America and Iraqi Young Leaders Exchange Program. Travel the world, change the world! Read More ››

Cultural Visitors
Thu, 02/09/2017 - 2:00pm

Oregon High School Students: Sign Up for the Digital Young Leaders Exchange Program Today!

In partnership with World Learning, the World Affairs Council is recruiting Oregon high school students for the 2017 Digital Young Leaders Exchange Program (DYLEP), an online exchange program for teens in Iraq and the United States. Read More ››

Volunteer and Careers
Thu, 01/19/2017

Volunteer Opportunities in 2017 - Serve, Learn, Connect!

Get involved with your local/global community this year. Use your skills to further our mission, open your home or business to international visitors, and more! Read More ››

International Visitors
Tue, 11/01/2016 - 1:30pm

World Affairs Council of Oregon Selected as City Hub for Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative

This fall the World Affairs Council is pleased to host the U.S. Department of State’s Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative Professional Fellows Program (YLAI). 14 young entrepreneurs from Latin America and the Caribbean will visit Portland from October 8 to November 7 for professional fellowships with local businesses and nonprofits. Read More ››

Board and Staff
Tue, 07/12/2016 - 9:45am

Welcoming Ila Asplund to the World Affairs Council Team

We are excited to welcome our new Director of Marketing & Communications, Ila Asplund. Ila is the founder of Half Sky Journeys—a relationship-focused travel organization, designed to boost the impact of women-centric initiatives worldwide. Here's what she had to say about the global women's conference she attended this summer. Read More ››

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