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September 2017

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

September 27, 2017 @ 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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October 2017

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

October 5, 2017 @ 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”

October 8, 2017 @ 5:30 PM
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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, 2017 @ 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, 2017 @ 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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Local Action/Global Impact with Mayor Marilyn Strickland

October 19, 2017 @ 7:00 PM - 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, 2017 @ 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, 2017 @ 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, 2017 @ 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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U.S.-Russia Relations: A New Cold War?

November 16, 2017 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Shoreline Community College – room 9208 PUB, 16101 Greenwood Ave N
Shoreline,WA98133United States
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U.S.-Russian relations seem to have reached a low point since the end of the Cold War in 1990. From confrontations in Europe and the Middle East, and accusations of Russian meddling in U.S. elections have produced a “tenuous” bilateral relationship. Is it the new/old normal? Join Shoreline Community College and Bradley Murg in conversation.

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Global Washington Annual Conference: Renewing Global Leadership

November 29, 2017 @ 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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The 2017 Global Washington conference theme is Renewing Global Leadership. Conference sessions will highlight the economic, political and cultural impact of globalization in developing countries, as well as the growing need for global leaders to adapt to an evolving global landscape.

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Solo Travel in Myanmar: Pictures and Stories from Afar

November 30, 2017 @ 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Shoreline Community College – room 9208 PUB, 16101 Greenwood Ave N
Shoreline,WA98133United States
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Brooke Zimmers is a Professor of Communication Studies from Shoreline Community College. Brooke travelled alone in Myanmar for three weeks last year during winter break. She will share her photography, stories and lessons learned about Myanmar, about being a woman traveling alone, and about traveling in the age of social media and how it impacts the travel experience.

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December 2017

Seattle CityClub Presents: Civic Boot Camp: Building a Sustainable Airport

December 1, 2017 @ 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, 17801 International Blvd
Seattle,WA98158United States
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Civic Boot Camp: Building a Sustainable Airport is a full-day cohort experience for residents to connect with community leaders, engage with other participants and gain a deeper understanding about Seattle-Tacoma International Airport and how it impacts the economy, surrounding community and environment.

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Opportunities with Kazakhstan

December 13, 2017 @ 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Trade Development Alliance of Greater Seattle, 1301 5th Ave, Floor 15
Seattle,WA98101United States
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Explore opportunities for your company with this dynamic, emerging marketDATE: Wednesday, December 13, 2017TIME:3:30PM - 4:00PM | Registration Open & Networking4:00PM - 5:00PM | ProgramLOCATION: Trade Development Alliance | 1301 5th Ave, Suite #1500COST: $10 for TDA Members | $20 for Non-Members | $5 for StudentsRegister here!PROGRAM OVERVIEW:The Trade Development Alliance is proud to present an opportunity to meet with the U.S. Department of Commerce Commercial Specialist, Ms. Azhar K. Kadrzhanova, from the U.S. Embassy in Almaty, Kazakhstan. Join us…

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February 2018

Asia Business Forum: Business in Asia in the New Year

February 6 @ 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Bellevue City Hall, 450 110th Ave NE
Bellevue,WA98004United States
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Asia Business Forum

This first Asia Business Forum of the new year will assess the economic prospects for China, Japan and South Korea in 2018, as well as the status of President Trump’s trade policies against the United States’ key trading partners in Asia.

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Palestinians, Israelis, Jerusalem – Peace or Continued Conflict?

February 15 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Shoreline Community College – room 9208 PUB, 16101 Greenwood Ave N
Shoreline,WA98133United States
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Recently, U.S. President Trump announced the intention to move the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. Will this further inflame the conflict, especially between Israelis and Palestinians?

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