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  • Saturday, March 31, 2018 1:10 PM | *World Affairs Council Tacoma (Administrator)

    Robert Gates, U.S. secretary of defense under Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama and former director of the Central Intelligence Agency, will speak at University of Puget Sound on April 25 at 7:30 PM. Tickets are $20.

    You can learn more and register here. Don't miss out!

  • Tuesday, March 06, 2018 12:47 PM | *World Affairs Council Tacoma (Administrator)

    The Wang Center at Pacific Lutheran University is holding their eighth annual Wang Center Symposium. This year focuses on human mobility and migration. It's going on March 8-9, so make sure to register here!

  • Tuesday, February 27, 2018 9:00 AM | *World Affairs Council Tacoma (Administrator)
    University of Washington Tacoma's Danni Derrickson wrote a great interview with WAC Tacoma's own Youcef Bennour on practicing global citizenship - it gives some insights into Youcef's trip to the WACA National Conference last year.


    You can read the article here!
  • Sunday, February 25, 2018 1:59 PM | *World Affairs Council Tacoma (Administrator)

    You can watch the February 2018 Global Classroom now on YouTube!

  • Tuesday, February 13, 2018 7:12 PM | *World Affairs Council Tacoma (Administrator)

    On March 15 at 9:30 AM, the Trade Development Alliance of Greater Seattle will hold an event you can't afford to miss - Brexit: A compelling discussion led by Seamus Woulfe, Attorney General of Ireland. Learn how Ireland and other EU countries plan to address Brexit and its potential impact on European politics and trade.

    This event is $20 for TDA and Irish Network Seattle members, and $30 for non-members.

    You can learn more details about this event here.

  • Wednesday, January 17, 2018 6:37 AM | *World Affairs Council Tacoma (Administrator)

    The East-West Center in Hawaii is holding a seminar for women entrepreneurs and innovators from May 6 to 19, 2018!

    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 6, 2017. Please let us know if you're applying - we would love to hear from you!


  • Tuesday, December 12, 2017 10:37 PM | *World Affairs Council Tacoma (Administrator)

    Bates Technical College is looking for host families in February! Check out their announcement:

    Bates Technical College is looking for host families for a group of 12 year-old male Chinese students and they will study at Bates Technical College from February 5th to February 9th, 2018. If you have a spare furnished bedroom and open to a new culture, it will be an excellent opportunity to start with hosting international students.

    • Host two students (or one student, one group leader) per host family. They can share one bedroom.
    • Provide self-serve breakfast and lunch. We encourage you sit down and spend dinner time with your students. Provide transportation to Bates Technical College in the morning if possible.
    • You will be compensated by $400 with hosting 2 students in one week.

    For more information, please contact Manager of International Programs (Yifan Sun) at ysun@bates.ctc.edu.

    You can view the PDF for this announcement here.


  • Wednesday, November 22, 2017 3:28 AM | *World Affairs Council Tacoma (Administrator)

    The World Trade Center Tacoma will welcome the Mayor of Tacoma’s new Sister City of Brovary as he returns for his second time leading a business delegation on December 5 at 10:30 AM at World Trade Center Tacoma. Due to the conflicts between Ukraine and Russia and the accompanying Russian trade sanctions on Ukraine, the country has a surplus of production and is seeking new trade channels. Moreover, it has a need to develop new sources of product.

    Companies and sectors to be represented:

    • Investments of the Third Millenium, LLC (aluminum building products)
    • Sofia, LLC (clothing)
    • Kaman, LLC (footwear)
    • Best (acquisition of solar panels, sale of food condiments)
    • Kylv-Guma (sale of rubber products used in medical, technical, and agriculture)
    • Poliplastt, LLC (acquisition of equipment for dry-construction mixes and paints)
    • Brovary-Plastmast LLC (to develop partnerships with plastic manufacturers)
    • Rythm (to develop partnerships in concrete production)
    • Deka-Invest (interest in commercial and residential construction)

    This even is open to both members and non-members of WTC Tacoma! You can learn more information and register here

  • Wednesday, November 01, 2017 11:46 PM | *World Affairs Council Tacoma (Administrator)

    A friendly reminder that CRPF is holding a couple great events for the public. Don't miss out!

    Walk for Reconciliation

    Saturday, November 4, 8:30 AM - Tacoma Chinese Reconcilation Park
    Join CRPF on a Walk for Reconciliation to recognize and remember the anniversary of the Chinese Expulsion of 1885. The walk will begin at the Chinese Reconciliation Park and end at Tacoma Art Museum. Light refreshments and coffee will be provided.

    More information here.

    All About Pu'er

    Thursday, November 29, 7:00 PM - Rasmussen Rotunda, Wheelock Student Center at the University of Puget Sound
    An evening with Teabook CEO and Tea Master Jeffrey Mcintosh on decoding the mysticism of Pu'er tea and the ever-changing premium tea market in China. This event includes a lecture, question-and-answer session and a tea tasting. Free to the public!

    More information here.

    You can keep up with CRPF events and outreach on their website at tacomachinesepark.org.

    Interested in co-promoting events with us? Drop us a line through Twitter, Facebook or email us!

  • Thursday, October 19, 2017 5:48 AM | *World Affairs Council Tacoma (Administrator)

    Two years in a row, WAC Tacoma has a great scholar traveling to DC to attend World Affairs Councils of America's national conference! Congratulations to Youcef Bennour! 

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