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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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$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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“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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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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April 2017
$30

An evening with The Terracotta Warriors: U.S.-China Relations through the scope of History

April 26 @ 4:30 PM - 7:30 PM
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REGISTER HERE  This April, The Pacific Science Center of Washington is featuring a one-of-a-kind exhibit of The Terracotta Warriors of the First Emperor. Join us for a very special evening at the Pacific Science Center to explore the Terracotta Warriors exhibit, and learn more about how ancient history continues to shape identities in contemporary China and relations with the U.S.This program includes a ticket to the Terracotta Warriors Exhibit and entrance to our Community Program with former Washington…

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