The 2018 annual conference will celebrate Global Washington’s tenth anniversary and will discuss what we want the world to look like ten years from now. From the refugee crisis to global health, food security to climate change, we will explore the underlying root causes of poverty, disease, injustice, and inequality, as we seek to advance promising solutions that are working globally.

We will launch an initiative called “Next 10 Global” at our conference, focused on ten goals from the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to catalyze collective impact over the next decade.

GlobalWA members are leading change all over the world, and if we work together, we believe that a more connected Global Washington can usher in the best version of the future we all want to see. Join us!

Patrick G. Awuah, Jr.

Patrick G. Awuah, Jr.
Founder & President of Ashesi University, Ghana
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Steve Davis.

Steve Davis
President and CEO, PATH
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Sarah Hendriks

Sarah Hendriks
Director, Gender Equality, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
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Justin Spelhaug
General Manager, Tech for Social Impact, Microsoft Philanthropies
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Full List of Speakers

Conference Agenda

Thursday, December 6

Bell Harbor International Conference Center
221 Alaskan Way, Pier 66
Seattle, WA 98121

$275 (members) / $385 (non-members)

Free conference tickets are available for full-time field staff of non-profit GlobalWA members who reside outside the U.S. Please contact for more information or to request the free registration code.

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