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Tue, Mar 19


BlackSalt Fish Market & Restaurant

March Luncheon-- Peace Corps Director, Dr. Jody Olsen

Join us for an illuminating look into the mission, work and future of the Peace Corps, now in its sixth decade of service in 141 countries.

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March Luncheon-- Peace Corps Director, Dr. Jody Olsen

Time & Location

Mar 19, 2019, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM

BlackSalt Fish Market & Restaurant, 4883 MacArthur Blvd NW, Washington, DC 20007, USA


About the event

We are honored to host a wide-ranging discussion of the history and mission of the Peace Corps with the esteemed Dr. Josephine (Jody) Olsen, the 20th and current Director. Lunch will be served, and guests are most welcome. Please let us know in advance of any food allergies or special accommodations.

About Our Speaker

Dr. Josephine (Jody) Olsen, PhD, MSW, was sworn into office as the 20th Director of the Peace Corps in March 2018.

Dr. Olsen began her career as a Peace Corps Volunteer, serving in Tunisia from 1966-1968. She has since served the agency in multiple leadership positions.

Prior to returning to the Peace Corps in 2018, Dr. Olsen served as Visiting Professor at the University of Maryland-Baltimore School of Social Work and Director of the University’s Center for Global Education Initiatives. She also oversaw health research projects in Malawi while teaching courses on international social work, global social policy, and global women and children’s health.

Throughout her career, Dr. Olsen has championed the expansion of service, learning and international opportunities for Americans of all backgrounds.


Deadline for all reservations is Thursday, March 14, 2019.

Please email to receive a refund if your plans change. Refunds will only be issued if a request is emailed on or before Thursday, March 14, 2019.

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