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February 2017

New Frontiers: Contested Claims in Arctic Exploration

February 28 @ 4:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Lakeside School,
14050 1st Ave NE
Seattle,WA98125United States
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Join Global Classroom on Tuesday, February 28th for a workshop that explores contested claims and emerging concerns in the Arctic. Registration ($30) includes 3 OSPI Clock Hours for teachers, a full curricular resource packet with lesson plans ideas, light meal and refreshments. This workshop is FREE to K-12 students, and open to all community members. REGISTER HERE  The Arctic has gained increasing international interest, often yielding tense circumpolar politics as the eight Arctic nation states - Canada, Denmark (Greenland and…

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YPIN Celebrates Carnival Around the Globe

February 28 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
The Tin Lizzie Lounge,
600 Queen Anne Ave N
Seattle,WA98109United States
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YPIN Carnival Around the Globe

That special time of year known as Carnival Season is almost upon us, and YPIN invites you to celebrate with us in class at Tin Lizzie Lounge on February 28th. On this special evening we will toast to the occasion and highlight how this unique cultural tradition is observed around the world!

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March 2017

Fulbright Talks: Stories by Fulbrighters

March 1 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Folio: The Seattle Athanaeum,
314 Marion St
Seattle,WA98104United States
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Join the Fulbright Association, in partnership with the World Affairs Council, for an evening featuring stories of Fulbrighters from the U.S. and around the world! Modeled after TED Talks, the evening will feature six short stories or presentations given by members of our local Fulbright community who will share highlights from their Fulbright project and how the grant has impacted them.

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2017 Outlook for Asia’s Economic Powerhouses under Trump’s Trade Policy

March 2 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Seattle Art Museum,
1300 1st Ave
Seattle,98101United States
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This first Asia Business Forum of the new year will assess the economic prospects for China, India and Japan in 2017 and the impact of President Trump’s new trade policies and delivering of campaign promises. Attendees will learn about the current economic conditions of Asia's 3 biggest economies and what to expect in this year in depth. ABF’s team of experts is engaged in Asia and tracks relevant policies and recent developments to deliver critical insights to Seattle’s Asia-oriented business community.

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Peru’s History, Culture, and Place in the World

March 2 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Shoreline Community College – room 9208 PUB,
16101 Greenwood Ave N
Shoreline,WA98133United States
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Peru is one of the most important U.S. trade partners in Latin America, including significant contributions to and from the state of Washington.

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$35 - $45

SOLD OUT – YPIN International Women’s Day Speed Mentorship

March 11 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Fremont Abbey Arts Center,
4272 Fremont Avenue North
Seattle,WA98103United States
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Back by popular demand, the Young Professionals International Network (YPIN) will host its 5th annual International Women’s Day Speed Mentorship event. Mentees will rotate through mini 7-minute tailored mentorship sessions with the Northwest’s top female leaders. We are excited to announce that this year’s event will kick-off with a keynote speech from Liz Vivian, President and CEO of Women's Funding Alliance.

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Creating Export Success with Jim Foley

March 14 @ 8:30 AM - March 15 @ 1:00 PM
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This Export Course will Help You: Learn details of export procedures; Understand when your company should expand internationally; Formulate an export strategy; Overcome common mistakes made by beginning exporters; Identify and target high-potential markets with proven market research methods; Adapt your marketing strategies for international success; Build expertise in export terminology; Schedule one-on-one sessions for day 2 with industry experts

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“American Intelligence in the Age of Terror” with General Hayden

March 15 @ 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Perkins Coie LLP,
1201 3rd Ave, Floor 49
Seattle,WA98101United States
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Register Here  The sheer number of national security issues facing the United States has likely never been greater than it is today – from terrorism to cyber attacks to ongoing deadly conflicts in the Middle East to nuclear proliferation. All of the issues testing U.S. national security are first and foremost intelligence issues; intelligence may be more critical now than at any other time, including during the Cold War.Join the World Affairs Council for a discussion with General…

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$10

YPIN March Networking – Connect to Global Causes

March 15 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
The Sitting Room,
108 West Roy Street
Seattle,WA98119United States
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On March 15, join YPIN at The Sitting Room in Uptown with members of organizations working in global health and international development, learn what it is like to work in these sectors, and discover the best ways to get involved, stay engaged, and support the organizations working on causes you care about.

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North America in the 21st Century: A Mexican Perspective

March 16 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Shoreline Community College – room 9208 PUB,
16101 Greenwood Ave N
Shoreline,WA98133United States
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What do Mexican citizens think about their place in the world, and in particular about future relations with the U.S.?

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Save the Date: The Changing Landscape of Social Investments-A Panel Discussion

March 17 @ 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
The Rainier Club,
820 4th Ave, Seattle, WA 98104
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Over the last several years, there has been a significant shift in how we undertake social impact and ‎philanthropic efforts. The Institute for the Future refers to this shift as the “Second Curve ‎Philanthropy.” In this panel, local experts, working with mission-based businesses, shed light on the changing landscape for social investments. They’ll share tools ‎they have used to create innovative efforts that are driving impact and generating financial returns for businesses. ‎Ticket price of $25 (+tax and gratuity) includes…

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BABC 2017 Spring Economic Luncheon

March 21 @ 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
World Trade Center,
2200 Alaskan Way, 4th Floor
Seattle,98121United States
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Join the British American Business Council in an interactive discussion and learn from a panel of experts as they share their projections on how local and global economic patterns will affect, and are currently affecting, business in 2017.

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Asia Talks: Howard French with the Seattle Art Museum

March 21 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Folio: The Seattle Athanaeum,
314 Marion St
Seattle,WA98104United States
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For many years after its reform and opening in 1978, China maintained an attitude of false modesty about its ambitions. That role, reports French, has been set aside. China has asserted its place, revealing its plans for pagmn-Asian dominance by building its navy, increasing territorial claims in the South China Sea, and diplomatically bullying smaller players. French discusses the thinking that casts China's present-day actions in historical terms, as the path to restoring the dynastic glory of the past.

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$15 - $25

YPIN presents Think Global, Act Local – Global Leader Cocktail Hour with Ada Williams Prince

March 23 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
81 Vine Street,
Seattle,WA98121United States
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Join YPIN and other globally minded young professionals on March 23rd for Global Leader Cocktail Hour! Enjoy an evening of conversation and cocktails with Ada Williams Prince, an international development and humanitarian professional. Her successful track record includes influencing programmatic, policy, and funding decisions globally, nationally and locally.

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Global Classroom Book Club: Written in Water

March 28 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Seattle Times,
1000 Denny Way
Seattle,WA98109United States
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Announcing: Global Classroom’s second annual book club, in partnership with The Seattle Times Newspapers in Education and The Center for Global Studies at the Henry M. Jackson School of International StudiesProgram includes 10 OSPI Clock Hours upon completion of 3-part series  REGISTER HERE   The first 25 educators to register will receive a free copy of Written in Water: Messages of Hope for Earth's Most Precious Resource, sponsored by The Center for Global Studies at the Henry M. Jackson…

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YPIN Global Cafe: Global Trade – End of an Era?

March 28 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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Global Cafe is a YPIN discussion series where participants get together to examine and analyze some of the biggest global challenges of our day. This month we will take a closer look at the complex world of global trade.

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