Mark your calenders for upcoming SCC Global Affairs Seminars

Saturday, January 25, 2014

The Shoreline Community College Global Affairs Center will run two seminar series this winter - one in the evening and one during the day. All presentations are free and open to the public. There is a small fee for parking on campus. The campus is located at 16161 Greenwood Ave N, Shoreline.


Please join us for this series of discussions about the cultures and worldviews of people in Jordan, India, Africa (with guests born in Nigeria and Uganda), and Indonesia. On January 30, we will be joined via Skype by a media consultant who works with UNICEF at the Syria refugee camps in Jordan!

All events take place on Thursday evening, 7-8:30pm, in Room 9208

Thursday, January 30, 7-8:30 p.m., Room 9208 PUB
Jordan and the Syrian Refugee Crisis

Dr. Dima N. Malhas, Esq., Managing Partner, Chung, Malhas and Mantel, Seattle

Ms. Alaa Malhas, Communication Consultant at UNICEF Jordan Office (Jordanian citizen), via Skype

Thursday, February 6, 7-8:30pm, Room 9208 PUB
India:  The History and Culture of an Aspiring Power

Mr. Jon Bensky, Pacific Northwest Advisors

Dr. Anand Yang,  Jackson School of International Studies, University of Washington

Thursday, February 20, 7-8:30pm, Room 9208 PUB
African Identities and Worldviews*

Mr. Onum Abbey Esonu, Department of Planning and Development, City of Seattle

Dr. Omara Benjamin Abe, Department, North Seattle Community College, emeritus

*Cosponsor: ACCPNW logo African Chamber of Commerce of the Pacific NW

Thursday, February 27, 7-8:30pm, Room 9208 PUB
The World’s Largest Archipelago: Indonesia’s Culture, History and Worldview

Ms. Anita Sulaiman, Consultant and Trainer, Inter-cultural Business Excellence;  Founder and Board chair, Indonesia Business Council Greater Seattle; Board member, Indonesian Diaspora Network, Greater Seattle (Indonesian citizen)

Ms. Diah Satya Darmawaty, Co-Founder & Board member, Indonesian Diaspora Foundation Global; Founder & Board member, Indonesian Diaspora Network Greater Seattle  (Indonesian citizen)

DAYTIME PROGRAMS (times and locations vary)

Wednesday, February 5, 12:30-1:30pm, 1010M (Boardroom)
Project Education Kenya

Daryl Campbell, Acting President, Shoreline Community College

Tuesday, February 18, 11:30-12:30pm, 9208 PUB
Volunteer Experience in Haiti and Africa

Lisa Libassi, Nursing faculty, Shoreline CC

Tuesday, February 25, 12:30-1:30pm, 1010M (Boardroom)
Arab-American Youth:  Self-Identity  and Worldviews

Mary Toutonighi, Arab Center of Washington

Thursday, March 5, 12:30-1:30pm, 1010M (Boardroom)
White People and Development Aid:  Race and the History of Humanitarian Assistance

Michelle Kleisath, Multicultural Studies faculty, Shoreline CC


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