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International Visitors
Fri, 05/05/2017

Host an International Visitor this Summer

Mark your calendars! This summer will bring 40 professionals and students from Belarus, Mexico, and Iraq. Sign up to host today! Read More ››

Volunteer and Careers
Tue, 04/25/2017

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 Speaker Series
Tue, 04/11/2017

Winner Announced: Cathy Spofford!

For completing our Speaker Series survey, Cathy has won a Columbia Sportswear Employee Store shopping pass, plus a $50 gift certificate, courtesy of our generous sponsors at Columbia! Read More ››

International Visitors
Wed, 02/01/2017 - 12:00pm

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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