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Dinner and Discussion with Returned Peace Corps Volunteers

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Young Professionals Program - Bringing Everyone to the Table Series

Stories from Volunteers in Asia
Dinner and Discussion with Returned Peace Corps Volunteers

DATE: Thursday, February 25, 2010
TIME: 7:00-9:00 pm
LOCATION: Charlie Chiang's Restaurant,
1912 Eye St NW, Washington DC 20006
Metro: Farragut North (3 blocks)
Farragut West (3 blocks)
Foggy Bottom-GWU (3 blocks)


Join Asia Society Young Professionals (ASYP) and Friends of Mongolia (FOM) for an evening of thought-provoking conversation over dinner with Returned Peace Corps Volunteers from 4 Asian countries. At this event each Returned Peace Corps Volunteer hosts a table of 9 young professionals for dinner and conversation about their experience living in Asian countries, including their work, experience as Americans in Asian communities, adventures in cultural assimilation, and role in grassroots field work. Registration will begin at 6:45pm, and after introductions we will proceed with dinner and discussions.

Table1: Peace Corps in Mongolia with Anne Riordan, Co- Director, Friends of Mongolia
Table2: Peace Corps in Cambodia with Erica Herrmann, Graduate Student, AU
Table3: Peace Corps in China with Amy Throndsen, Program Specialist, Peace Corps HQ
Table4: Peace Corps in Thailand with Josh Woodard, Program Officer, AED
Price includes dinner.

$18 - AS, FOM member (Pay at door $25)
$22 - AS, FOM non-member (Pay at door $30)
$56 - AS non-member Ticket + One year ASYP membership

This event is co-hosted by Friends of Mongolia.

ASYP members include young professionals from both the United States and Asia working in a variety of fields including diplomacy, business, international development, the media and the fields of arts and culture. ASYP offers over 25 events per year especially designed for Young Professionals.

For more information on Asia Society Washington go to: http://www.asiasociet...­

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