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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.
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.
The World Affairs Council’s 'Teach Russia' conference--“Russia & the Post-Soviet States: Culture, Continuity & Crisis”--brought together more than 100 local educators and general community members for a full day of workshops, presentations, and rich perspectives on the region.
Mark your calendars for these three summer exchanges with teen leaders from Cuba, Iraq, and Africa!