Next Week is Earth Week!

IFSA at UW is hosting an event every day during Earth Week!! 🙂 April 18-22.

We have an event for everyone: events to build professional skills, network with industry professionals, as well as watching a movie and sharing S’Mores and conversations with fellow students.

IFSA Earth Week

Publication Workshop, 3-5 PM, April18: With Professors Rob Harrison and Professor Marcia Ciol. Panel will talk about the publishing process and professors will share challenges gleaned from their cumulative years of boarding publishing councils and publishing. Their individual proficiency’s in Chinese and Portuguese also offer specific insight into the challenges of publishing for ESL students. Held in Anderson 207.

Alumni Networking, 5-7 PM, April 19: Alumni of the UW will address students on the challenges and success of finding gratifying work. Students will be given the ability to talk independently with Alumni to make connections and network for their future entry into the job market. Alcohol will be served. Held in Anderson 207.
Resume Workshop, 4-6 PM, April 20: Learn how to draft resumes and cover letters. Discussions on best writing practices, current employer hiring practices, and the interview process to be included. Held in Anderson 22.

Kombit Movie Premiere, 4-5 PM, April 22: “KOMBIT: The Cooperative,” a feature documentary film chronicling a five-year project to reforest Haiti, in partnership with the Smallholder Farmers Alliance (SFA), a Haitian nonprofit farmer cooperative dedicated to feeding and reforesting the country. Haiti’s internally displaced people start a micro-garden movement to combat post-earthquake hunger and despair.
Following the movie we will be having our General Meeting at 5:30 PM on April 22nd (Earth DAY!) and sharing S’Mores. We will be talking about new officer positions and our plans for the 2016-17 year.

Spring Ice Cream Social and Induction

IFSA had a wonderful, sun and ice-cream filled afternoon out in the SEFS courtyard for our Spring Ice Cream Social and Induction. The ice cream was great, and we even had some excellent international toppings like mango syrup! We said a great big thank you to our past year’s officers and their commitment to the club and then nominated and elected officers for this upcoming 2015-2016 school year including:

  • President – Rachel Yonemura
  • VP Membership – Lord Ameyaw
  • VP Fundraising – Rachel Roberts
  • VP Public Relations – Salina Abraham
  • Immediate Past President – Miku Lenentine

Thank you to all that came, and we can’t wait to see you again October 15th, 2015 for our Fall welcome cream social 3

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IFSA Spring Induction Meeting and Ice Cream Social

Come Join us May 21st at 4:30pm in the Forest Club Room to welcome new members who joined this year, nominate and elect next year’s officers, and to socialize while eating some yummy ice cream! This is going to a really fun event and will be an opportunity to find out more about our club and voice your opinion of what great activities IFSA can provide next year.


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