International and Cultural Organizations
African Chamber of Commerce of the Pacific Northwest is a non-profit organization that works to promote direct trade and business prosperity between Africa and the Northwest United States.
Alliance Française de Seattle is a non-profit organization that works to promote the appreciation of Francophone culture and the French language, while fostering relationships between people of all nationalities, ethnicities, and races.
Associates in Cultural Exchange is a non-profit that works to help people and organizations around the world create new connections and build interpersonal networks with those of other language and cultural backgrounds.
Bridges to Understanding is an organization that works to foster relationships between the American people and people of the Arab World through one-to-one connections between thought leaders and the creation of original youth focused programs.
Consular Association of Washington is a multi-functional organization created to highlight the importance of consular, economic and international cultural affairs in the State of Washington.
FIUTS, University of Washington – the Foundation for International Understanding Through Students connects students to local and global communities to build international awareness, cross-cultural communication, and informed leadership.
Global Citizen Journey (GCJ) is a “living learning laboratory” designed to engage diverse individuals in a joint effort to work toward a just, peaceful and sustainable global society.
Global Washington supports the global development community in Washington state to work to create a healthier and more equitable world through new ideas and partnerships, and a network of citizen leaders.
International Education and Resource Network – iEARN is a non-profit organization that works to empower teachers and young people to work together online using the Internet and other new communications technologies.
The Laurasian Institution is a non-profit educational organization that specializes in meaningful, high quality, exchange and education programs that are driven by a curricular design.
The Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction’s International Education tab contains links to collaborative institutions and details about student exchange, including typical areas of study that are offered.
OneWorld Now! is an educational integrated program model that includes language, leadership and study abroad with a commitment to making the opportunities accessible to all youth.
Trade Development Alliance of Greater Seattle is an organization that works to promote the Greater Seattle region internationally for business and trade, connect companies and institutions with in the state to international opportunities, and educate the public on topics related to the international economy.
Washington Council on International Trade (WCIT) is an organization that advocates for policies and investments in areas of pro-trade that benefit Washington’s workers and employees.
Washington Department of Agriculture International Marketing Program is a program within the Washington Department of Agriculture that facilitates buyer-seller connections, delivers resources and advocates for global market access.
Washington Public Ports AssociationWashington Public Ports Association promotes the interests of the port community through government relations, ongoing education, and advocacy programs.
(WASITRAC)Washington State India Trade Relations Action Committee (WASITRAC) is a committee that works to facilitate connections between Washington state and its citizens with its counterparts in India with a concentration in infrastructure development, renewable energy, and education and social services.
Western Washington University Linguistics in Education is a repository of lesson plans related to language and linguistics for use in K-12 classrooms.
World Affairs Council creates programs and opportunities for the Greater Seattle community to interact directly with leaders, educators, and professionals from around the world to provide professional and social connections.
World Trade Center of Tacoma is a member of the World Trade Centers Association and helps promote trade within the Pacific Northwest as well as helping local businesses succeed in the global market.