Development Drinks

Development Drinks 2021

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. The gathering has been going on for years, and was the spark that lead to the creation of GlobalPDX. If you are a GlobalPDX Member Organization who would like to see your work highlighted during a virtual Development Drinks evening, contact [email protected] to learn about your next upcoming opportunity.

GlobalPDX kicks off our return to in-person events with a Member Appreciation Event on August 29th

Other Upcoming Events:

Kinari Webb In conversation with Dr. September Williams

This event will be hosted in-person at Book Passage’s Ferry Building location – San Francisco Full of hope and optimism, Webb takes us on an exhilarating, galvanizing journey across the world, sharing her passion for the natural world and for humanity. When Kinari Webb first traveled to Indonesian Borneo at 21 to study orangutans, she…

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TOWARD RESILIENT FUTURES – Resilient Water Governance

TOWARDS RESILIENT FUTURES SPEAKER SERIES Emergency Management and Community Resilience Program Initiative for Community and Disaster Resilience This monthly speaker series presents cutting-edge research and approaches on the resilience of urban and rural communities and systems to hazards and disasters. The speakers represent the core faculty of Portland State University’s new transdisciplinary Emergency Management and…

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Guardians of the Trees: Dr. Kinari Webb & Living on Earth

When Kinari Webb first traveled to Indonesian Borneo at 21 to study orangutans, she was both awestruck by the beauty of her surroundings and heartbroken by the rainforest destruction she witnessed. As she got to know the local communities, she realized that their need to pay for expensive healthcare led directly to the rampant logging,…

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2021 Toast of Tanzania

Please join us on October 8th at 5:00 PM PST via Zoom for the 2021 Toast of Tanzania.   This is our 21st birthday year and the journey continues. Currently, we are in the midst of a research program being conducted by researchers from University of Denver, University of Texas and Market Share associates to evaluate our model to transform…

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World Oregon 9th Annual NGO Showcase

  We’re excited to invite you to be a part of WorldOregon’s online 9th Annual NGO Showcase! This event, hosted by the Young Professionals of WorldOregon, highlights Portland metro-based international development nonprofits. Each year we highlight international development organizations, providing them with a platform to share organizational information with our guests. This allows attendees to learn about the…

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Meet the founders of the Community Project: Ethiopia

Twende Solar believes in a world where sustainable energy is accessible to ALL and we know the only way to get there is to work together. Join Twende Solar to learn more about our partners, The Community Project: Ethiopia, and the electrification project for Wogagen “First Light” Community School near Debre Birhan, Ethiopia. Cofounders Angelique…

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Professionals Rising in Oregon – Meeting

An Emerging Professional’s Group Focused on Growth It can be hard to establish yourself as a new professional, and we think the best way to advance in your field is to do it together. The professionals who are just coming into their own in Oregon are amongst a generation incredibly tuned in to global issues:…

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GlobalPDX Annual Conference: Reimagining Global Change

Tickets Now on Sale Tickets are limited, so claim yours today. GlobalPDX Members: Make sure to use the Discount Code in the GlobalPDX Member Portal to claim your discounted tickets! Is your Organization a GlobalPDX Member? If so, you qualify for discounted tickets too! Register for the Member Portal to access your discount code. Our event, “Reimagining Global Change,” will…

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Happy Watt-Hour

Join us to celebrate our 6th year of creating more equitable access to renewable energy at our Happy Watt-Hour fundraiser! A lot has happened since we last gathered and we are eager to share what we have been up to and what is next for Twende Solar. This is a 21+ event and we will…

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International African Fashion Show & Art Auction

About this Event Get ready to enjoy a “Full Evening Out” at the 2nd Annual International African Fashion Show and Art Auction. The event is sponsored by the Women’s Lifestyle Coaching LLC and benefits the Firmina Foundation. The Foundation builds schools in 3 different African countries. The Founder, Rukshana Triem, is herself a refuge from…

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