Tag Archives : Global Diaspora Week

Afghan Arts and Culture Festival 

The Afghan Arts and Culture Festival, a family friendly festival that celebrates Afghanistan’s rich culture and traditions, is the largest Afghan-American event in the DC metropolitan area. This year’s Festival took place on October 12th at Gateway Park in Rosslyn, VA during Global Diaspora Week. Afghan Education for a Better Tomorrow (501c3) organizes the festival to […]



The Diaspora Tour at Seattle Colleges

The Diaspora Tour at Seattle Colleges: Live Locally, Act Globally was a Global Diaspora Week 2014 event hosted by Seattle Colleges in Washington. Jill Wakefield, Seattle Colleges Chancellor provided opening remarks and Andrew O’Brien, Special Representative for Global Partnerships for the U.S. Department of State, moderated a panel. A reception was hosted after the program. Panelists included: East […]

Diaspora Mini-Marathon

In partnership with the Ministry of Sports and Youth Affairs of Georgia, the Office of the State Minister of Georgia for Diaspora Issues hosted a 5km run in honor of Global Diaspora Week. There were a wide range of prizes for the Diaspora Mini-Marathon participants, including Global Diaspora Week T-shirts for all runners. Relive the run through the Video on […]