Events for Lectures/Discussions

Legislative Preview Breakfast

Hear from legislative leaders about upcoming issues affecting all Utahns, and learn how the 2019 Legislature will be working to advance the education, financial stability, and health of our families, neighborhoods, and communities. Join us for breakfast on Tuesday, January 15, 2019 as we explore how to move our state forward. RSVP today https://uw.org/get-involved/events/



Cultural Visits Worldwide with Friendship Force of Utah

Pot-luck dinner first then learn about the many world wide and domestic travel opportunities with Friendship Force. Australia and New Zealand cultural journeys planned for 2019. Opportunities to meet and host people from several countries and US destinations. This is a wonderful way to learn about their countries. Come and see if this organization might be a good match for you. Bring a dish to share. All are welcome. http://www.friendshipforceofutah.org/



Cultural Visits Worldwide with Friendship Force of Utah

Pot-luck dinner first then learn about the many world wide and domestic travel opportunities with Friendship Force. Australia and New Zealand cultural journeys planned for 2019. Opportunities to meet and host people from several countries and US destinations. This is a wonderful way to learn about their countries. Come and see if this organization might be a good match for you. Bring a dish to share. All are welcome. http://www.friendshipforceofutah.org/



Cultural Visits Worldwide with Friendship Force of Utah

Pot-luck dinner first then learn about the many world wide and domestic travel opportunities with Friendship Force. Australia and New Zealand cultural journeys planned for 2019. Opportunities to meet and host people from several countries and US destinations. This is a wonderful way to learn about their countries. Come and see if this organization might be a good match for you. Bring a dish to share. All are welcome. http://www.friendshipforceofutah.org/



Real Women Run Celebrating the Political Kaleidoscope

Join us the evening before the Winter Training for a conversation about the challenges and opportunities that women of color, LGBTQ, and other marginalized groups face as candidates and in office and other civic leadership roles. Real Women RunKeynote Former Representative Delia Garcia Featuring Hon. Delia Garcia who serves as the Chief Leadership Officer/Co-Director of ReflectUS. Delia was elected to the Kansas House of Representatives in 2004, where she became the first Latina woman and the youngest female at age 27 to serve in the Kansas Legislature. Her political career began as a student organizer to now supporting other women to be elected/ appointed to office.

Free event with limited space, register now at https://www.ywcautah.org/real-women-run-celebrating-the-political-kaleidoscope/



Jodi Kantor

She is one half of the Pulitzer Prize-winning team, whose New York Times story about movie mogul Harvey Weinstein’s alleged abuse toward women. Kantor will pull back the curtain on the reporting on events that allegedly took place in locations far-flung as France and Italy, and as nearby as the Stein Ericksen Lodge .She will deconstruct the story that revealed systemic abuse in Hollywood. In exploring the resonance of the Weinstein investigation, she will tackle topics such as common patterns and means of intimidation, as well as why so many women are now finding their voices and why people are finally listening.



Real Women Run Winter Training

8 AM - 4 PM The full-day training will feature workshops for everyone: current candidates and campaign managers, future candidates looking for information on where to start, and women who want to get more involved in public service. Lieutenant Governor Evelyn Sanguinetti Welcoming Keynote Speaker Lieutenant Governor Evelyn Sanguinetti Lieutenant Governor Evelyn Sanguinetti was sworn in as Illinois’ 47th Lieutenant Governor on January 12, 2015. She is currently the highest ranking Latina in the history of the state of Illinois. She is a working mother of three, an attorney, an adjunct professor of law and a former Wheaton City Councilwoman. Evelyn is committed to fighting for all Illinois residents. She will apply the same passion to her new role that has propelled her throughout her life, from humble beginnings in Hialeah, Fla. to becoming Illinois’ first Latina Lieutenant Governor.

Registration $35 Student Registration $15 Register at https://www.ywcautah.org/real-women-run-winter-training/



National Geographic Live! On the Trail of Big Cats With Steve Winter

National Geographic Live - On the Trail of Big Cats, with Steve Winter From Asian jungles where resilient tiger populations persist, to the Himalaya, home of the rare snow leopard. Onward to the rainforests of Latin America to spy on the elusive jaguar—and to Hollywood, in pursuit of the American cougar. (No, not that cougar.). The legendary National Geographic photographer, known for his award-winning feature stores in National Geographic magazine, will lead you from the Eccles stage, around the world in search of big cats; and shed light on our role in their conservation.



Walking the Tightrope: Contemporary Diplomacy in American Indian Country

Told from the point of view of a Federal Senior Executive who stands in both worlds, Franklin Keel discusses a career administering the unique set of U.S. laws applying to the most diverse ethnic group in this country - American Indians - with cultural and historical sensitivity in today’s America. FAQs Does this lecture cost money? The World Affairs Lecture Series is free and open to the public. However, registration is required. Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event? While all ages are welcome to attend, due to the content of the lecture, we recommend ages 12+. What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event? Free parking is available on Westminster College campus after 5:00 p.m. A parking permit is not required. Click here to view the campus map. (This lecture is held in building #4. For optimal parking, we suggest parking lot B.) Will refreshments be available before the lecture? UCCD invites the public to attend a small meet and greet reception with the guest lecturer at 6:00 pm; The lecture begins at 7:00 pm. We serve tiny savory and sweet bites, as well as water and other libations. However, we are not able to accommodate dietary restrictions. Food and beverages are not allowed in the lecture halls. How can I contact the organizer with any questions? For all other additional questions, please contact Deeanna Price at dprice@utahdiplomacy.org | 801.832.3276 | utahdiplomacy.org



Green Bag Lunch and Learn with the Utah Society for Environmental Education

Join the Utah Society for Environmental Education to kick off the 2019 Green Bag Lunch and Learn series! Bring your lunch, network with colleagues and enjoy a great presentation. This month, we’ll hear from Ashely Kijowski from the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources to learn more about the Great Salt Lake from a historical perspective. Humans are a part of the Great Salt Lake ecosystem and from the pioneers to the present we have had an effect on this landscape. Discover how the Great Depression and the Dust Bowl impacted the Great Salt Lake and the people who lived here. This story illustrates how this era provides a perspective on our current relationship with the Great Salt Lake and its wetlands.

To RSVP visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/276376306341552/ Questions? Contact director@usee.org