Our contest for our new logo is ongoing - if you know or someone you know is an aspiring graphic designer, check out our PDF sign-up form and submit an entry.
Deadline is April 21 so submit soon!
The East-West Center in Hawaii is holding a seminar for women entrepreneurs and innovators from June 18 to July 1, 2017!
This seminar will focus on the role "innovation and entrepreneurship play in contributing to economic growth, job creation, and strengthening communities".
You can find more information here. The deadline for applications is February 21, 2017. Please let us know if you're applying - we would love to hear from you!
Are you a high school teacher with a demonstrated commitment to international education?
The Foreign Policy Association is looking for teachers for their Great Decisions Teacher Training Institute this June 26 to June 30, 2017 in New York City. Foreign Policy Association will cover your hotel and $300 of travel expenses. The deadline for applications is March 31, 2017.
You can find more information here.
If you're local to the Tacoma/Pierce county area, we can also help you apply! Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
World Affairs Council Tacoma wishes everyone a happy and healthy 2017. We will be announcing more events for the New Year soon. We can't wait for you to join us!
Tacoma Community College is seeking host families for students from Denmark starting February 5 and ending on Feb 26, 2017. Compensation will be provided to hosts for three weeks.
This is a great opportunity to test out the homestay experience on a short-term basis. The students have high levels of English language proficiency, are in good academic standing, and are curious about American culture through the homestay experience.
If you're interested, you can attend one of the two information sessions at 5:30 PM on December 13 and December 15. For more information or to RSVP please e-mail email@example.com.
A special thanks to all our panelists, our moderator and attendees at the Global Classroom event on the political situation in Turkey last night. The panel went over a variety of salient topics such as the recent coup attempt, Kurdish issues, the Turkish agreement with the EU to take in 3 million refugees, and how Turkey factors into the civil war in Syria.
We hope you'll join us at University of Washington Tacoma/ School of IAS at UW Tacoma for our next event in February 2017 on global health. Thanks!
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The World Affairs Council of Dallas/Fort Worth is inviting educators from around the United States to apply for an expenses-paid study trip to the United Arab Emirates on March 11-19, 2017. The program is supported by the UAE Embassy in Washington, D.C.
As many as a dozen 6th-12th grade educators from across the U.S. may be selected for the trip. Applications will be accepted until Thursday, December 15. You can learn more on the WAC Dallas/Fort Worth website.
Contact us for more information or assistance for Tacoma-based applicants!
World Affairs Council Tacoma would like to congratulate Alex Hsu, undergraduate at the University of Puget Sound, who has been awarded a $1,000 scholarship to the World Affairs Council of America's 2016 Conference, America and Global Megatrends.
Alex is a dual major in computer science and business, and was nominated for the honor by World Affairs Council Tacoma after he demonstrated a keen interest in international business affairs and exemplary leadership qualities. We wish him the best on his trip to Washington, D.C. for the conference.
Two up-coming events with the Trade Development Alliance:
The Future of Work
There is a significant debate on how new technologies are impacting the workforce. Stefan Heumann with the tech policy think tank stiftung neue verantwortung will give an overview of the challenges Germany is facing as digital technologies transform the economy, and what policy initiatives the German government has adopted to address those challenges.
Friday, October 28, 2016, 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
1301 5th Ave, Suite 1500, Downtown Seattle
$20 for non-TDA/ACG members
Women in Leadership: A Global Perspective
Join the Trade Development Alliance and the US-Japan Council for a dialogue with a panel of guest speakers about their successes and challenges, and participate in a discussion on the opportunities for women within the context of Japan's Womenomics Agenda and Japan's Prime Minister Abe's vision of a world that encourages women to not only enter the workforce, but excel in their fields.
Monday, November 7, 2016, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
1301 Fifth Ave, Suite 1500, Downtown Seattle
$20 per person (includes lunch)
Thank you to all the applicants. We have filled the open position.
The World Affairs Council Tacoma (WACT) is looking for an Executive Assistant who is independent and self-motivated. This part-time position pays $20/hour and is generally 16 hours/month, typically working from home. Ideally this individual is interested in international affairs, able to attend board meetings every other month and monthly executive committee meetings, both at 8AM in downtown Tacoma. We are looking for a self-starter, comfortable working with minimal supervision. If you are interested in applying, please send a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. The position will be open until filled. If you have questions, please email to the same address.
World Affairs Council Board of Directors
An associate’s degree or 2-4 years of administrative support experience.
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