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September 2017

IHME Presents: GBD 20th Anniversary Event

September 25 @ 8:30 AM - September 27 @ 5:00 PM
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Join us for an event celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Global Burden of Disease study, September 25–27, 2017, in Seattle. The GBD is the world’s largest systematic, scientific effort to quantify the magnitude of health loss from all major diseases, injuries, and risk factors by age, sex, and population.

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IHME Presents: 20th Anniversary Training

September 25 @ 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM

Description: As part of the GBD 20th symposium, IHME is pleased to offer a GBD Training Day, which provides opportunities for in-depth exploration and hands-on learning. Participants will learn from GBD experts and have opportunities to network with colleagues from around the world.Format of the Training Day: There are nine modules that span different concepts, applications, and methods used in the GBD study. Each module is offered four times throughout the day. You will have the option to select one module for…

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IHME Presents: GBD 20th Anniversary Keynote: Mr. Bill Gates & Dr. Jim Kim

September 27 @ 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
McCaw Hall, 321 Mercer St
Seattle,Washington98109 United States
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The Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington and the international medical journal, The Lancet, cordially are honored to invite and others interested in population health to attend a special event with Bill Gates, Co-Chairman of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and Dr. Jim Yong Kim, President of the World Bank. Mr. Gates and Dr. Kim will be delivering keynote addresses between 9 am and 12:30 pm on Wednesday, September 27, at McCaw Hall in Seattle.…

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2nd Annual ‘Tales from the Travel Log’; Live Storytelling with YPIN

September 28 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Fremont Tavern, 3515 Fremont Ave N
Seattle,WA98103United States
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Have a unbelievable travel story? Tried an interesting new food? Made peace with a fear? Come, have a pint and share your best travel story at YPIN’s 2nd annual Live Storytelling Event.

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October 2017

Human Rights and U.S. Foreign Policy

October 2 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Stoel Rives LLP, 600 University St. (One Union Square - Floor 36)
Seattle,WA98101United States
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U.S. presidents have long had to balance trying to maintain U.S. credibility and global leadership on human rights while seeking to advance interests and relationships with world leaders that undermined or weakened human rights-respecting policies. Join the World Affairs Council for a discussion of the challenge of advancing human rights in U.S. policy and what to expect from the Trump administration as global human rights crises continue to unfold.

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Global Cafe: North Korea

October 3 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Outlander Brewery and Pub, 225 N 36th Street
Seattle,WA98103United States
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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 discuss recent escalation of activity by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), or North Korea.

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YPIN’s Arabic-English Exchange

October 4 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Olive Tree Mediterranean Restaurant, 340 15th Ave E, Suite 201
Seattle,WA98112United States
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Join YPIN to practice your language skills, and eat some Mediterranean food!

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The Changing Face of Vietnamese Migration – Personal Tales of Challenge and Success

October 5 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Shoreline Community College – room 9208 PUB, 16101 Greenwood Ave N
Shoreline,WA98133United States
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Join Shoreline Community College's Global Affairs Center as they host a discussion on Vietnamese-American immigrants discussing their earliest memories, biggest challenges, and successes as they and their families settled in the U.S.

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Town Hall Seattle and Seattle University Present– Masha Gessen with Jill Dougherty: “The Future Is History: How Totalitarianism Reclaimed Russia”

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Join Town Hall Seattle and Seattle University as Masha Gessen (Vladimir Putin’s biographer) reveals how, in the space of a generation, Russia has surrendered to a more virulent and seemingly invincible new strain of autocracy and discusses her new book.

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Global Change Agents

October 12 @ 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
The Four Seasons, 99 Union Street
seattle,98101United States
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Women in leadership thriving among cultural differences and expectations.

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Shoreline Community College Presents: Compassion, Culture, Education

October 12 @ 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Shoreline Community College – room 9208 PUB, 16101 Greenwood Ave N
Shoreline,WA98133United States
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Help welcome Rita Zawaideh, Founder of Salaam Cultural Museum/Syrian Medical Missions at Shoreline Community College this October.

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YPIN Spanish Conversation Table

October 17 @ 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Little Water Cantina, 2865 Eastlake Avenue East
Seattle,WA98102United States
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We always have a diverse group of globally-minded people, all working on their Spanish. This is a very fun and inclusive group, so come and bring a friend or two!

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Local Initiatives and Global Consequences with Mayor Marilyn Strickland

October 19 @ 8:30 PM
Shoreline Community College – room 9208 PUB, 16101 Greenwood Ave N
Shoreline,WA98133United States
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The phrase "think global, act local" is a call to arms of local activism. It is probably most strongly associated with environmental issues, but has been applied as well in many other policy realms, including trade, immigration, transportation, healthcare, and education. The City of Tacoma's Mayor Marilyn Strickland argues that there has been a shift from national to local governments, such as Tacoma, in seeking progress on these issues.

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Jere Van Dyk and The Labyrinth of Political Kidnapping

October 20 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
PATH Auditorium, 2201 Westlake Avenue
Seattle,WA98101United States
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Washington-born journalist Jere Van Dyk traveled to Afghanistan searching for answers regarding the mystery of his own kidnapping six years prior.

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Shoreline Community College Presents: Seattle GenR (IRC)

October 25 @ 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Shoreline Community College – room 9208 PUB, 16101 Greenwood Ave N
Shoreline,WA98133United States
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GenR—short for Generation Rescue—is a group of young, influential humanitarians who have joined forces with the International Rescue Committee to help people survive conflict and disaster and rebuild their lives.

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November 2017

Diverse Voices in the Military: Vietnam and Current Eras Veterans

November 2 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Shoreline Community College – room 9208 PUB, 16101 Greenwood Ave N
Shoreline,WA98133United States
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What have been the challenges faced by women and racial & ethnic minorities in the military over time and how have they overcome or otherwise dealt with these challenges? How has their service, return home, and commemoration of their service has been similar or different? This discussion is being planned in collaboration with Veterans Services.

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