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  • 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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  • Thursday, October 20, 2016 11:31 AM | *World Affairs Council Tacoma (Administrator)

    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!

  • Wednesday, October 19, 2016 10:47 AM | *World Affairs Council Tacoma (Administrator)

    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.

  • Sunday, October 16, 2016 6:47 PM | *World Affairs Council Tacoma (Administrator)

    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

    Register Here

    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)

    Register Here

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