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  • Tuesday, June 04, 2019 12:35 AM | *World Affairs Council Tacoma (Administrator)

    Turan Kayaoglu, School of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences, received the Distinguished Community Engagement Award.  “Dr. Turan Kayaoglu has been working locally and internationally to improve knowledge about Islam and the Muslin community.  Locally he travels statewide speaking about Islam as part of Humanities Washington.” 

    Read more here.

  • Monday, June 03, 2019 10:33 AM | *World Affairs Council Tacoma (Administrator)

    On June 1 Theresa Pan Hosley, WACT board member and president of the Chinese Reconciliation Project Foundation (CRPF), hosted the CRPF annual dinner and auction, “Celebration of Unity.”  This gala event was attended by WACT board members Marcia Garrett, Bill Evans, Erling Kuester, Michael Fowler and Mariam Anderson.  Bill Evans and Erling Kuester also sit on the CRPF Board of Directors.

  • Saturday, June 01, 2019 9:15 AM | *World Affairs Council Tacoma (Administrator)

    On May 30, board member Michael Fowler, who is the Senior Trade Consultant at the World Trade Center Tacoma, hosted a workshop sharing his thoughts on some of the unexpected results from tariffs, led a discussion on likely trade-negotiation outcomes and offered insights on export opportunities for which the prospects will grow stronger regardless of US-China trade negotiation outcomes.  The workshop also featured Christine Kelley, a Commercial Service Officer with the US & Foreign Commercial Service currently serving at the US Export Assistance Center in Seattle.  Christine shared lessons learned during her posting in China, as well as information on free and low-cost export promotion services now available through federal government.

  • Tuesday, January 01, 2019 12:25 AM | *World Affairs Council Tacoma (Administrator)

    In December, 2018, board member Syed Jamal, Founder & CEO of Branta, hosted a delegation from the City of Tacoma in India to meet with entrepreneurs, company executives, and government authorities to strengthen the India-US relationship through a variety of exchanges, conversations, and public meetings.  Two members of the delegation were WACT board members—Debbie Bingham and Michael Fowler.

  • Wednesday, November 21, 2018 1:53 AM | *World Affairs Council Tacoma (Administrator)

    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.

    Read more here.

  • Monday, April 30, 2018 12:23 AM | *World Affairs Council Tacoma (Administrator)

    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.

  • 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!

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