Baton Rouge Center for World Affairs, Inc.
Honors & Recognition
Board of Directors
2011 Board Meeting Photos
2010 Board Meeting Photos
2009 Board Meeting Photos
2008 Board Meeting Photos
OUR SISTER CITIES
Aix-en Provence, France
Taichung City, Taiwan
International Visitor's Program
2012 Welcome Ceremonies
2011 Welcome Ceremonies
International Heritage Celebration
"Discover Your World" Geography Competition
International Cooking Competition
Baton Rouge - International City
BRCWA - It's Knowledge Base
BRCWA - the one agency in the area who can identify and contact international resources in the community to supply information and support.
RECENT EXAMPLES OF PROBLEMS SOLVED BY BRCWA
needed advice regarding its new policy to become more inclusive
Greenwell Springs Library
requested advice for planning its first multicultural day
borrowed 50 country flags and poles for its annual event
, in execution of its grant from the US Dept. of State needed to provide community connections for training of young professionals from Liberia, Africa.
Provided training for several interns from
LSU International Studies
scientist had questions about Turkish marriage certificate
parents’ group requested advice and interaction regarding their multicultural day.
Provided interpreters for
, e. g. Burmese, Chinese, Turkish, Bengali
needed French translations
could not find information about Baton Rouge’s international sister cities
tried to find traditional clothing from Philippines.
Provided demonstrations of Christmas traditions in Germany for
Around Town Show
Our Lady of the Lake
was looking for Portuguese interpreter for visitors from Brazil
BR International School
requested 50+ country flags, bases and poles for their fundraiser
is looking for opportunities to provide community integration for members of its refugee program
Retired Louisiana Economic Development
executive requested a flagraising ceremony for visitors from China (parents of an LSU student he is hosting)
expected clients and officials from China. BRCWA assisted in coordinating program which included partnering a Chinese speaker with each delegation member.
with people from other countries who received emergency assistance from BRCWA while in South Louisiana.
expected a business delegation from Germany to discuss the potential of building a plant in the parish. BRCWA were contacted and provided protocol and cultural information.
planning a Japanese exhibit for March 2012 and requested connection with Japanese community.
Louisiana Culinary Institute
requested Monika Olivier be a judge for their
Race to Cannes
LA-NAFSA: Association of International Educators
requested Monika Olivier speak at the state meeting.
International Programs at LSU AgCenter
requested flagraising ceremony for Honduran visitor.
Associate Director & ARO, International Services for LSU
requested a meeting with Monika to discuss talking points at LA-NAFSA state meeting.
Port Allen High School
requested Monika Olivier speak during Foreign Language Week.
Guest speaker at the
Baton Rouge Rotary Club
requested translation of document handwritten in Mandarin Chinese.
requested interpreters, in multiple different languages, to volunteer for the International Planetarium Conference.
BR Convention & Visitors Bureau
requested assistance in locating a French interpreter for a video interview with a European contact.
The local representative of the
Center for Cultural Interchange
requested assistance in locating families willing to host international high school exchange students from across the globe.
U.S. Department of State
requested aide in coordinating the visit of the Director General of Foreign Service, Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield.
Karen Martin, reporter with
requested a list of local ethnic organization and info about the International Heritage Celebration for publication.
LSU Kiwanis organization
invited Monika Olivier to speak at their meeting.
University of Montana
requested assistance again in 2012 to coordinate a visit to Baton Rouge of a large group of students from countries in Asia as part of a project funded by the US State Dept.
Pennington Biomedical Research Center
requested assistance with hosting a group of 7 physicians from China.
BR Mayor’s Office
needed to contact the pastor of a church serving the Vietnamese community.
Glen Oaks Institute of Science
are planning the “World Culture Museum” event in November because diversity is a large part of their curriculum.
Freedom School Camp
for 150 inner city children K-10 at Abounding Love Ministries requested cultural presentations to introduce the children to various countries around the world.
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