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Coming up soon: 

Redpath Seminar, Saturday, March 23, 2019. The Yale Alumni Association Redpath Seminar and The Tsai Center for Innovative Thinking at Yale present “The Gig Economy and the Future of Work.” RSVP here.

Spizzwinks(?), Saturday, March 23, 2019 at Seattle First Baptist Church. Doors open at 7:30 pm.

Woodinville High School College Night, Thursday, March 28, 2019. Woodinville High School is searching for someone to represent Yale on the alumni panel.

Admitted Students Reception, April TBD 2019.

Yale Day of Service, Saturday, May 11, 2019. Please check back after March 15 for links to register.

Please RSVP for any events you plan to attend in order to be updated of any last-minute changes.

3/23 - Redpath Seminar

When: Saturday, Mar 23, 2019 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Where: Renaissance Seattle Hotel, 515 Madison St, Seattle

The Yale Alumni Association Redpath Seminar & The Tsai Center for Innovative Thinking at Yale 


The Gig Economy and the Future of Work

Approximately one-third of all American workers currently participate in the gig economy. With the rise of Uber, Lyft, Etsy, and Freelancer.com, technology provides opportunities for people to work from anywhere. How will the gig economy continue to grow and impact the workplace and society?

Please join the Yale Alumni Association’s Redpath Seminar and the Tsai Center for Innovative Thinking at Yale in Seattle on March 23 for a lively panel discussion on the gig economy and the the future of work. We invite you to stay for lunch and networking afterwards.

Speakers include:

Please RSVP here: https://seattleredpath2019.eventbrite.com
General Tickets $30
Young alumni (2009-2018) $15
Event is from 10-2 pm, lunch is included.

The Redpath Fund is an endowment established in honor or Robert U. Redpath Jr. ’28. Mr. Redpath was a great advocate for lifelong learning, believing that Commencement should be viewed as the beginning of one’s ongoing education. With that spirit in mind, the Redpath Fund extends Yale’s ability to bring educational programs to Yale graduates across the country.

Mr. Redpath joined the Yale Club of Central New Jersey in 1930, serving as chairman of the club’s Alumni Schools Committee for more than three decades. In this capacity, he led hundreds of applicants through the process of applying to Yale. In addition, he served as president of the Yale Club of Central New Jersey and for 42 years was secretary of the Yale College Class of 1928. He was awarded the Yale Medal in 1968, the highest honor bestowed for service to Yale.

3/23 - Spizzwinks(?) in Seattle

When: Saturday, Mar 23, 2019 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Where: Seattle First Baptist Church, 1111 Harvard Ave, Seattle

The Spizzwinks(?) will be in town! Come see them at a public concert on Saturday, March 23rd at 8 pm at Seattle First Baptist Church! Or if you’d prefer your own private concert March 18th-22nd, contact Brian Kirkland, a Seattle native and the ‘Winks tour manager, at (206) 595-4574 or business.spizzwinks@gmail.com for details.

Additionally, the ‘Winks are in need of housing March 17th to 24th in the Bellevue/Kirkland area so if you can host any, please let Brian know!

3/28 - Woodinville High School College Night

When: Thursday, Mar 28, 2019 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Woodinville High School College Night – 3/28/19

Woodinville High School is holding its annual College and Career Night on Thursday, March 28 and is searching for someone to represent Yale on the alumni panel.  The evening begins at 5pm with an optional dinner and three Q&A sessions run from 6:30-8:30.  Questions are pre-approved and available for review.  Anyone interested should contact Ruth Krochmalny at rkrochmalny@nsd.org or 425-408-7428.

Help Wanted Now!

When: Monday, Apr 1, 2019 - Tuesday, Dec 31, 2019 All Day

Are you an alumnus interested in giving back to the Yale community on a local and national level? If so, Yale Seattle is seeking new volunteers!  Whether you’re looking for just a one-time volunteering opportunity or an on-going engagement, reach out to us at info@yaleseattle.org for further details. A few roles we’re looking to fill:

Tech Leads – Yale Seattle is in dire need of someone(s) to maintain our website, send out newsletters, update our social media, and manage all things tech related.

Steering Committee Members – Be a part of the strategic planning for Yale Seattle by coordinating special projects, organizing upcoming events, and expanding Yale Seattle membership.

Alumni Interviewers – Interested in meeting bright, passionate high school students and interviewing them for Yale?  Sign up at https://asc.yale.edu/!

Yale Day of Service Coordinator – Assist in locating and enlisting nonprofit organizations as host sites for the 10th Annual Yale Day of Service happening May 11, 2019.

Event Planner – We’re looking for community builders who want to spearhead an event.  You can plan one of our annual events or create your own!

5/11 - Yale Day of Service: Bainbridge Island Land Trust

When: Saturday, May 11, 2019 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Where: Bainbridge Island Land Trust, 187 Parfitt Way, Bainbridge Island

Hop on a ferry with views of Mt. Rainier and Mt. Baker or drive down the street to visit one of Bainbridge Island Land Trust’s premier conservation properties.  You’ll get a morning of exclusive access to private lands set aside for their ecological value and aesthetic radiance while you help restore nature’s balance by removing ivy and other invasive species, piling up the debris, and watching the land return to a simpler time.  Bring your own gloves, and land trust staff will bring loppers and other tools for working the soil.

Staff from Bainbridge Island Land Trust will provide an interpretive tour to highlight the significance of this land and our work on it.  Trust lands include wildland trails, ponds, forests, and meadows providing habitat for deer, beavers, waterfowl, coyotes, raccoons, and myriad species of beloved birds.  Check out some of the special spaces on their website:  https://www.bi-landtrust.org.

To date, the Land Trust has helped to protect nearly 1,400 acres of vulnerable forestlands, wetlands, meadows, shorelines, agricultural lands, scenic vistas, and land near lakes, ponds and streams, the majority of which are open to the public. The Land Trust holds 48 conservation easements – 42 on private property and 6 on publicly-owned properties – encompassing 763 acres, with an additional 146 acres owned by the Land Trust outright. Through Land Trust acquisitions or with Land Trust assistance, 464 acres are preserved as public parks and natural areas.

TIME:  10:00 A.M. TO 12:00 P.M.  MAY 11, 2019.  Rain or shine.

TRANSPORTATION:  Pick-up from the Seattle-Bainbridge ferry available:  call Jason at 360.581.3636.  FREE FERRY FARE to the first 10 Yale Day of Service participants who request it.  Ferries leave Seattle at approximately 7:55 and 8:55, but check latest ferry schedule.

PARKING:  Meet at 187 Parfitt Way, Bainbridge Island, WA, to carpool to site.  Parfitt Way is just a 15-minute walk from the ferry terminal.

LUNCH:  free pizza and soda will be available at 12:30 P.M.

TO BRING:  gloves, a reusable water bottle, and clothes you can get dirty (e.g., old long-sleeved shirt and jeans).

Please check back after March 15 for link for registration!


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