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.

In an effort to flatten the COVID-19 curve of impact, GlobalPDX is postponing all in-person events

Other Upcoming Events:

The Impact of Climate Change on Health Care and Migration

More than just natural disasters and a warming planet, climate change is a contributing factor to human migration. The climate crisis is also changing the way we think about global health care. From renewable energy to how we respond to disasters, the effects of a warming planet are changing our approach in every way. Please come…

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Water & Peacebuilding

Throughout history, water has been a source of conflict, as nations wrestle for sovereignty over key waterways, groups fight for access to critical water sources, and populations are forced to leave their homes due to water scarcity. Accelerating climate change such as erratic rainfall, severe droughts, and other extreme weather events creates more competition for…

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WorldQuest 2021

We’re coming together virtually for this year’s WorldQuest—our annual fundraising gala to support WorldOregon! Join us for an inspiring livestream program as we learn how WorldOregon continues to keep Oregonians connected to the world in the face of a global pandemic. This is our opportunity to build connections and work together to shape a more…

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GlobalPDX Lunch & Learn: 100 Days of the Biden Administration

Sarah Farnsworth (formerly of USAID, the Departments of Defense, and State) takes us on a deep analytical dive into the first 100 days of the Biden Presidency. Sarah has worked with a wide range of U.S. government and non-governmental organizational including the White House, U.S. Departments of State, Defense, Interior, Agriculture and Heath and Human…

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Green Empowerment Annual Benefit Dinner 2021

Tune in from the comfort of your own home for a lively and interactive evening as we enjoy a delicious custom-tailored Peruvian meal crafted by Vibrant Table. Sunday, May 2nd, 5:00pm Virtual Event: meals by delivery This adaptation of our annual dinner will feature a warm welcome from our team, a video premiere featuring our…

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TOWARD RESILIENT FUTURES – Towards a Resilient Urban Forest

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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GlobalPDX Lunch & Learn – “Interactive Workshop on the Power of Evaluation” with Alli Shurilla

When you hear the word “evaluation,” what comes to mind?  Requirements from funders?  An audit? Scrambling to track down information for a report? What if I told you evaluation could be a tool to support your own work while also making your funders and higher-ups happy? Please join us for an interactive workshop to learn…

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Immerse 2021 – The Freshwater Trust

Big problems demand bigger solutions. About this Event Despite spending $2 trillion over the last 60 years, more than half of America’s rivers remain impaired under the Clean Water Act. How we are managing water isn’t working, and that has massive implications for the resiliency of our world. After nearly 40 years, The Freshwater Trust…

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Unveiling of the Quinault Project Recap Video

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. In this spirit, we recently partnered with the Quinault Indian Nation, Bonneville Environmental Foundation, project sponsors and several local contractors to install the Tribe’s first solar project on the…

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TOWARD RESILIENT FUTURES – Building Resilient and Egalitarian Cities After Mega-Disasters

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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