Like many Muslims, Turan Kayaoglu grew up with anti-Semitic attitudes. But American Muslims, he writes, are well positioned to combat anti-Semitism in their communities.
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World Affairs Council Tacoma board member Dr. Lin Zhou will sign her two-year employment contract as president of Bates Technical College. You can read more about this event here.
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!
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!
You can watch the February 2018 Global Classroom now on YouTube!
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.
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!
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.
For more information, please contact Manager of International Programs (Yifan Sun) at firstname.lastname@example.org.
You can view the PDF for this announcement here.
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:
This even is open to both members and non-members of WTC Tacoma! You can learn more information and register here.
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