Western Washington Chapter of
the Fulbright Association

About Us

The mission of the Fulbright Association is to advocate for the Fulbright Program and promote international education.
Our vision is a world where international exchange is widely recognized as a force for peace.

Western Washington Chapter of the Fulbright Association

The Western Washington Chapter of the Fulbright Association is a regionally based chapter serving Fulbright alumni and friends of international exchange. The chapter is focused on hosting engaging programs and events for Fulbright alumni and visiting Fulbright students and scholars throughout the Greater Puget Sound region, including Seattle and North Bend. The chapter is closely affiliated with universities and colleges in the region, and often co-sponsors programs with these institutions.

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Leadership

PRESIDENTJohn Rios

VICE PRESIDENTElisa Ahern

SECRETARY AND TREASURERNancy Blase

BOARD ADVISORSKent Burnham
Marsha Conn

BOARD MEMBERS

Amee Bhavsar
Natalia Dyba
Theresa Earenfight
Ellen Hofmann
James Jelasic
Ann Lewis
Valerie Martinson
Dietrich Orlow
Charles Routh
Suzanne Tierney
Robert Wetherington
Yuly Kopkin
Nina Lepp
Richard Thornton

Upcoming Events

Drumroll please! We’re excited to announce the speakers and their stories for the third annual

Fulbright Talks: Stories by Fulbrighters
Thu, Mar 28 from 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM
93 Pike St #307, Seattle, WA 98101, USA

1. Brief History of 20th Century Japanese Poster Design by Richard Thornton, U.S. Fulbright Scholar in Japan
2. Straight out of Gaza by Mohanned Alafifi, Visiting Fulbright Student from Palestine
3. The Therapeutic use of Classical Indian dance for Special Needs Individuals by Ramya Raman, U.S. Fulbright Student in India
4. Health and Safety Issues of Public Health Workers in the Western Cape by Mary Miller, U.S. Fulbright Scholar in South Africa
5. Building Water Security: Stories from Kathmandu by Olivia Molden, Fulbright-Hays DDRA in Nepal
6. The Year of Salt and Honey by Nancy Bartley, U.S. Fulbright Scholar in Bulgaria

We’re partnering with the World Affairs Council on this exciting program featuring short stories and presentations given by members of our local Fulbright community: students and scholars from around the world who are currently in the Greater Puget Sound region, as well as U.S. alumni of the Fulbright Program. The event will be held in the Library of Folio: the Seattle Athenaeum.

Space is Limited. Click Here to Register Now!

Contact

Western Washington Chapter

     westernwashington@fulbright.org

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