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  • Monday, September 18, 2017 10:52 PM | World Affairs Council Tacoma (Administrator)

    Our 28th Annual Consular Association Reception was a great success! We already have a couple photos on Facebook and will be posting more to it and our website soon, but in the meantime we want to give a special thanks to all our sponsors:

    Ambassador Sponsors:

    Alaska Airlines

    The News Tribune

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    Consul Sponsors:

    Eisenhower Carlson

    City of Tacoma

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    Diplomat Sponsors:

    Center of Excellence for Global Trade and Supply Chain Management at Highline College

    Pierce College Foundation

    Tacoma Community College

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    International Attaché Sponsors:

    Pacific Northwest Shop

    University of Washington Tacoma

    Washington State University


  • Wednesday, July 26, 2017 9:41 PM | World Affairs Council Tacoma (Administrator)

    On July 25, 2017, World Affairs Council Tacoma along with Asia Pacific Cultural Center held a forum for the Tacoma Mayoral Candidates. You can view a saved video of the event filmed as a facebook live feed below, or check out our facebook page at facebook.com/wactacoma.  (And thanks to 1476 people who saw this FB post as well as all 677 who have viewed the video so far!)

  • Monday, July 03, 2017 8:46 PM | World Affairs Council Tacoma (Administrator)

    World Affairs Council Tacoma mourns the passing of long-time board member and civic icon, Dawn Lucien. You can learn more about Dawn's life and great achievements in a special remembrance printed in the Tacoma News Tribune back in June.

  • Sunday, June 25, 2017 4:26 PM | World Affairs Council Tacoma (Administrator)

    WAC Tacoma wants to thank all the participants for our logo contest back in March and April. All the entries were great and we appreciate the time and energy you all dedicated to making us shine as an organization. 

    We are currently in touch with the finalists. If you have submitted an entry and have not heard from us, you didn't make the final round of voting, but thank you again for submitting! We may have additional contests like this in the future to keep our branding fresh, so please check in with us on our website, Facebook or Twitter accounts. 

    Have a great summer!

  • Monday, March 27, 2017 10:12 AM | World Affairs Council Tacoma (Administrator)

    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!

  • Tuesday, January 24, 2017 11:26 AM | World Affairs Council Tacoma (Administrator)

    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!


  • Monday, January 23, 2017 4:45 PM | World Affairs Council Tacoma (Administrator)

    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 administrator@wactacoma.com with any questions.


  • Thursday, January 05, 2017 11:50 AM | World Affairs Council Tacoma (Administrator)

    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!

  • Friday, December 02, 2016 4:31 PM | World Affairs Council Tacoma (Administrator)

    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 international_housing@tacomacc.edu.

  • Tuesday, November 22, 2016 2:38 PM | World Affairs Council Tacoma (Administrator)

    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 TacomaSchool of IAS at UW Tacoma for our next event in February 2017 on global health. Thanks!


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