Lecture What is the What of South Sudan?
Valentino Achak Deng joins Steve Zodrow, Mercy Corps senior program officer for East and South Africa, in a discussion about the threat of famine and the future of South Sudan after years of civil war. Co-sponsored by World Oregon.April 18, 2018 // 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Lecture Frontiers of Social Impact: Innovations in Global Development (San Francisco)
Mercy Corps team members Amanda West and Ric Shreves share how we’re using the latest technologies--like blockchain and heat mapping--and investing in new business models that create sustainable impact around the world. Location: San Francisco, Google Community SpaceMarch 22, 2018 // 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Location: Google Community Space
Lecture The Frontiers of Social Impact: Innovations in Global Development
In a world of complex challenges, how can technology offer innovative solutions? Join Mercy Corps team members Myriam Khoury and Ric Shreves to hear how we’re using the latest technologies--like blockchain and heat mapping--and investing in new business models that create sustainable impact around the world.March 20, 2018 // 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Exhibit The Wait of War
Commemorating Syria's women and girls after seven years of conflict.Opened March 15, 2018
Lecture Cascade Festival of African Films: The Wedding Ring
Mercy Corps and Portland Community College team up during Women Filmmakers Week at the Cascade Festival of African Films to bring you The Wedding Ring, a magical film about the struggles of a young woman who returns to Niger aimless and burdened after studying abroad.March 3, 2018 // 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Location: Portland Community College Cascade
Lecture GlobalPDX: Achieving the SDGs Conference
GlobalPDX is hosting a half day conference at Portland State University’s Maseeh College of Engineering on Friday, November 17, focused on what it will take to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Click here to purchase tickets. The conference will offer opportunities to learn, network, collaborate and exhibit amongst development professionals from across Oregon.November 17, 2017 // 12:00 - 7:00 PM
Lecture Building Healthier Lives: Stories from the Field
In the season of coming to the table, Mercy Corps South Sudan’s Tefera Habteyes will join our food security expert Marilyn Shapley to share their stories of how Mercy Corps works to improve community health so that children and their families can overcome hunger and build stronger, healthier lives.November 14, 2017 // 7:00 - 8:30 PM
Lecture Earthquake Recovery: Learning from New Zealand
Join the Portland Bureau of Emergency Management and Mercy Corps for a conversation about community resilience with Mayor Lianne Dalziel of Christchurch, New Zealand.October 18, 2017 // 5:00 - 7:00 PM
Lecture Survival and Transformation: Mercy Corps and Doctors Without Borders
Join us for a discussion of the refugee crisis with leaders and field staff from both Mercy Corps and Doctors Without Borders. The panel will cover the current context and the distinctly different and essential ways in which both organizations are addressing urgent and long term needs to those fleeing their homes for safety.October 17, 2017 // 7:00 - 8:30 PM
Lecture Day of the Girl: Women and Girls in Conflict
Come to Mercy Corps Action Center on International Day of the Girl when Flora Bagenal shares a global perspective on women and girls in conflict and crisis around the world.October 11, 2017 // 7:00 - 8:30 PM