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The ATLAS Journal

July 24: DC Definitive China Happy Hour

For those of you in DC,  check out a happy hour event that will bring together members of essentially all of the China related interest groups in the DC area.  They’re expecting over 100 people and it should be a great chance to meet other professionals with a China background.  

Time: July 24, 2014 from 6pm to 8pm
Location: Vapiano (1800 M St. NW) 

Here are some of the groups represented: 

American Mandarin Society
The American Mandarin Society is a non-partisan, non-profit, members-based organization that serves as a broad forum for the growing numbers of Americans who have studied, researched, and lived in Greater China since the early 1980’s, all of whom have Mandarin language capabilities.
ChinaUS Fusion
By, of, and for Chinese professionals and students. High-quality event planning and networking for Chinese professionals and students in the greater DC area.

Cowries and Rice
A leading Sino-Africa consultancy, Cowries and Rice looks to provide market research, risk assessment, and strategic advising for anyone looking to learn more about China’s burgeoning relationship with Africa.

D.C. China Society
DCCS brings together people from the public, private, and non-profit sectors who have a professional interest in China. We organize monthly happy hours and other events based on member interest.
Legation Quarter
Legation Quarter is a Beijing-based project dedicated to helping people learn about international affairs events happening around the city, and to building a community of people interested in attending them and discussing the questions they raise.
Pacific Forum Young Leaders DC Chapter
The Pacific Forum Young Leaders Program serves as a catalyst for training young professionals in Asia-Pacific policy affairs at an early juncture in their careers, while also giving greater voice to the younger generation’s viewpoints within the elite circles of policy specialists.
Washington, D.C. Mandarin Speakers Society
The Society provides a forum in which Mandarin speakers, both native and non-native, can socialize with fellow speakers in a relaxed, informal dinner setting at a local Chinese restaurant.

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