Upcoming Global Washington Events

Global Washington hosts numerous trainings and educational events each month, ranging from small workshops on topics like communications, fundraising and nonprofit management, to larger speaker events, to VIP events with policymakers. Additionally, our annual conference convenes the international development community on the west coast, including top NGO practitioners, CSR business executives, research experts, philanthropists and others working on global issues.

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Conference

Feb 22: Networking Happy Hour with Friends of GlobalWA, WGHA and World Affairs Council


Event Description

Join us for the first Happy Hour of the year in a new venue! Meet others in the Seattle area who are engaged with or interested in international development. No registration required!

FREE to attend.

Who:
Everyone

When:
Thursday, February 22
6:00pm – 8:00pm

Where:
Old Stove Brewing Co.
1525 First Avenue
Seattle, WA 98101


Event Details

Who:
Everyone (no registration required)

Where:
Old Stove Brewing Co.

Date:
2017-02-22

Time:
6:00pm - 8:00pm

Address:
1525 First Avenue
Seattle WA 98101

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Mar 7: Learning to Leap – Educational Advancement in the Digital Age


Event Description

Mona Foundation and Global Washington will co-sponsor a session with Rebecca Winthrop, Senior Fellow and Director of Brookings Institution on Wednesday March 7th, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. By 2030 50% of the workforce, particularly the poor and women, will not have the skills they need to economically prosper in our changing digital and AI- driven economy. Rebecca will speak to her most recent research and report, “Can We Leapfrog? The Potential of Education Innovations to Rapidly Accelerate Progress,” on innovation and the potential to “leapfrog” education systems around the globe to provide breadth of skills for all learners.

SPEAKER

Rebecca Winthrop
Senior Fellow and Director
Brookings Institution

Rebecca Winthrop is a senior fellow and director of the Center for Universal Education. She is the former head of education for the International Rescue Committee, a humanitarian aid NGO. Her research focuses on education in the developing world, with special attention to the skills children need to succeed in life, and improving quality learning for the most marginalized children and youth, including girls and children affected by extreme violence.

Dr. Winthrop works to promote equitable learning issues for young people in developing countries. She advises governments, international institutions, foundations, and corporations on education and development issues, and provides guidance to a number of important education policy actors. Prior to joining Brookings in June 2009, Dr. Winthrop spent 15 years working in the field of education for displaced and migrant communities, most recently as the head of education for the International Rescue Committee. There she was responsible for the organizations’ education work in over 20 conflict-affected countries. She has been actively involved in developing the evidence base around and global attention to education in the developing world.  In her prior position she helped develop global policy for the education in emergencies field, especially around the development of global minimum standards for education in contexts of armed conflict and state fragility.

Who:
Everyone

When:
Wednesday, March 7
10am – 12pm

Where:
Global Washington
Westlake Tower
1601 Fifth Ave, Suite 1900
Seattle, WA 98101

Price: $25

REGISTER NOW


Event Details

Who:
Everyone

Where:
Global Washington Event Space

Date:
2018-03-07

Time:
10am - 12pm

Address:
Westlake Tower - 1601 Fifth Ave, Suite 1900
Seattle WA 98101

Cost:
Members: $25
Non-Members: $25

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March 12: America’s Role in the World: Why Leading Globally Matters for Washington


Event Description

Join us for a dynamic breakfast discussion with Representative Derek Kilmer who will focus on how American diplomacy and leadership in global affairs benefit Washington state.

FEATURED SPEAKER

Representative Derek Kilmer
U.S House of Representatives

Who:
Everyone

When:
Monday, March 12
8:00am – 9:30am

Where:
Hotel Murano
1320 Broadway Plaza
Tacoma, Washington 98402

Price: Free to attend. Breakfast included. Registration REQUIRED

REGISTER NOW


Event Details

Who:
Eevryone

Where:
Hotel Murano

Date:
2018-03-12

Time:
8:00am - 9:30am

Address:
1320 Broadway Plaza
Tacoma WA 98402

Cost:
Members: Free
Non-Members: Free

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Global Leadership Forum


Event Description

Global Washington is partnering with the Global Leadership Forum (GLF) to provide an intensive professional development program for globally-oriented leaders in social purpose roles in philanthropy, education, government, non-profits, and for-profits. Peer cohorts meet over seven months and address management, leadership, and organizational development topics that are decided by the cohort. Topics can include such areas as program evaluation, strategic planning, identifying leadership styles, board relations, and cultural competencies. An emphasis is placed on building a trusted peer community where creative problem solving and real-time application of topics results in personal and organizational growth. Nominations and registration for mid-career and senior leaders is happening now. For more information go to www.glfglobal.org or email team@glfglobal.org


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