Development Drinks

Development Drinks is a monthly gathering hosted by GlobalPDX, for people interested in international development. This social event is meant to be a chance to connect with others and to learn about the work of GlobalPDX members. This month’s speaker is Child Aid. Their mission is social and...

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Green Empowerment Technical Manager

Green Empowerment is looking for a dynamic and passionate Technical Manager to help expand our impact across the globe! The ideal candidate has worked in international rural settings, has experience providing training to diverse audiences and has a strong technical aptitude. Green Empowerment...

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New Korean Stewardship Code

Institutional investors in the Republic of Korea have adopted a stewardship code to promote responsible investing. Adoption of the code is expected to strengthen shareholder activism and evaluation of financial firms’ actions that affect the environment, society, and governance. In the Republic of...

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Taking the Pulse: The Middle East & U.S. Diplomacy

Join us and hear from former U.S. Ambassador Ryan Crocker (and Mercy Corps board member) as he shares his thoughts on diplomacy and its role in the state and future of U.S. policy across the Middle East– from withdrawal in Afghanistan, conflict in Syria, proxy war in Yemen, and Iran’s role in the...

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Empowering a Green Future

During this Spring term 2019 at Portland Community College, I have been taking a class focused on environmental sociology. As part of the curriculum, our instructor Dr. Kim Smith – founder of GPSEN – invited the class to participate in the Northwest Earth Institute’s...

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Local Brews & Global Views

Green Empowerment is a nonprofit founded and based in Portland that helps rural communities around the world access renewable energy and clean water, often for the first time. Over the last twenty years, our team has empowered over 400,000 people in 9 different countries through community-driven...

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GlobalPDX Lunch & Learn

Bring your lunch and join GlobalPDX and Kiva for a Lunch & Learn at We Works Custom House. We are honored to host Alex Counts, founder of the Grameen Foundation. Alex Counts is doing a book tour throughout the United States, and you can hear first hand about his new book release...

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WorldOregon presents Jaha Dukureh

Jaha Dukureh is described as the lightning rod for change in The Gambia. An activist for women’s rights and the first UN Women Goodwill Ambassador for Africa, Dukureh was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize in 2018. Jaha is currently focused on building an African women’s grassroots leaders’...

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