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Applications are now open for the 2017 Iraqi Young Leaders Exchange Program and other US State Department-sponsored youth exchange programs. Travel the world, change the world!
This fall the World Affairs Council is pleased to host the U.S. Department of State’s Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative Professional Fellows Program (YLAI). 14 young entrepreneurs from Latin America and the Caribbean will visit Portland from October 8 to November 7 for professional fellowships with local businesses and nonprofits.
We are excited to welcome our new Director of Marketing & Communications, Ila Asplund. Ila is the founder of Half Sky Journeys—a relationship-focused travel organization, designed to boost the impact of women-centric initiatives worldwide. Here's what she had to say about the global women's conference she attended this summer.
Derrick Olsen of Greater Portland, Inc. to succeed Maria Wulff as President of World Affairs Council of Oregon
World Affairs Council of Oregon announces new leadership: Greater Portland, Inc.’s Derrick Olsen to succeed Maria Wulff as President
Watch the video of Nawzad Othman's discussion on recent developments in the Middle East