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This August, the World Affairs Council of Oregon will be hosting a francophone cohort of students participating in the Pan-Africa Youth Leadership Program, and we are looking for French-speaking host families for August 21-29.
In June, WAC Oregon’s Vice President, Shelby Kardas was part of a 9-person U.S. delegation to Taiwan (Republic of China) as part of the ‘WACA 2015 Leadership Mission to Taiwan’. The group was a guest of the Taiwanese government, invited to learn about trade and student exchange opportunities between Taiwan and the U.S.
Renowned climate scientist Katharine Hayhoe concluded the 2015 International Speaker Series with "Climate Change: Facts & Faith." If you missed Katharine Hayhoe's engaging presentation or you want to hear it again - watch the video!
Dine with the World: Host a Dinner for Visiting Fulbright Students on Saturday, July 18--This Event is Now Waitlisted!
Host a group of Fulbright students for dinner! Welcome a small group of international scholars into your home Saturday, July 18 for an evening of food, conversation, and cultural sharing. Apply early--this program often has a waiting list!
WAC audiences enjoyed a powerful and inspiring talk by Egyptian-American feminist and author Mona Eltahawy on May 18. If you missed it, you can now download or stream her conversation with OPB's Think Out Loud program the same week.