Passport to Empowerment

Travel to the highlands of Bolivia, the jungles of Malaysian Borneo, the coasts of Ecuador and beyond. Passport to Empowerment is back for its 5th year and we’re inviting you to join us. It will be a night out for good, celebrating sustainable development in Portland and around the globe. Your...

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NGO Showcase WorldOregon Young Professionals

Each year World Oregon highlights 12-15 international development organizations giving our dynamic community of internationally minded folks like you the opportunity to learn about their work, get inspired, get involved, network, and socialize. This is a FREE event, and a great opportunity for you...

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Power of Partnership Mixer

You’re invited: Meet, mix and mingle with organizations in Portland that believe in the work that we do. This event is our way of saying “thank you” to the many businesses, universities, nonprofits and community leaders that made our work possible this year. Join Green...

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GlobalPDX Lunch and Learn

Bring Your Lunch and Join Our Discussion with Sukanya Borthakur of Medical Teams International Sukanya Borthakur joined Medical Teams International in March 2019 as their global Community Health Advisor. In this role Sukanya is focused on Medical Teams’ Tanzania and Uganda programs. She previously...

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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. Our presenting organization this month is Mercy Corps. Mercy...

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These Are the Best Countries to Be a Woman in 2019

A new global report analyzes the state of gender equality in 129 countries around the world. Denmark is the country closest to achieving the goal of gender equality, according to a new report recently published by UK-based NGO Equal Measure 2030 — but no country has achieved total gender equality...

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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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