French-American Chamber of Commerce - PNW | January 2019 Newsletter
JANUARY NEWS & UPDATES
Join us for the Seattle European-American Air Forum
Join us to discuss key trends impacting the aerospace supply chain with industry experts.

Date: January 15, 2019
Time: 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Location: Museum of Flight
9404 East Marginal Way South,
Seattle, WA 98108

FACC-PNW Member Ticket: $250
Non-Member Ticket: $290
FACC/FEN News & Community Events
Renew your FACC-PNW Membership!
Happy New Year! We at the French-American Chamber of Commerce PNW would like to thank all of our members for their support in 2018. This past year was a record-breaking year for the FACC-PNW and France Education Northwest, and we are looking forward to what promises to be a great 2019. Membership renewal letters have been sent. Renew your membership directly at faccpnw.ejoinme.org/membership
French Immersion School of Washington
The French Immersion School of Washington invites you to learn more about their school at an Admissions Info Night on Thursday, January 17th at 6:30 pm. Join them to learn about their immersion program, and to meet their teachers, parents and alumni. Discover how and what students learn at different ages by taking a journey through the grades, visiting a preschool, an early elementary, and an upper elementary classroom. Gain insight into the overall curriculum of each of the three cycles and enjoy participating in an activity in each classroom. Please RSVP admissions@fisw.org , or 425-653-3970, if you are able to attend. www.fisw.org/apply-online
Senegal Abroad by Maya Angela Smith
Maya Angela Smith, Assistant Professor of French at the University of Washington, has announced her new book Senegal Abroad: Linguistic Borders, Racial Formations, and Diasporic Imaginaries by University of Wisconsin Press. The book explores the fascinating role of language in national, transnational, postcolonial, racial, and migrant identities. There is a special discounted price of $30 available if pre-purchased by Thursday, January 31st with promo code “AA146.” You can learn more and pre-order the book at https://uwpress.wisc.edu/books/5763.htm.
Save the Date for Seattle's French Fest!
Please save the date for our 7th annual Seattle's French Fest which will take place on Sunday, March 24, 2019 at the Seattle Center Armory. French Fest draws its inspiration from the worldwide “Day of Francophonie,” organized in over 100 countries each March to celebrate the diversity of Francophone cultures and traditions around the world. Stay tuned for more information. If you would like to participate, email info@faccpnw.org .
From Paris to Your Cinemas
Captured live in Paris at the French National Theatre, la Comédie-Française, CYRANO DE BERGERAC is coming to US cinemas nationwide for a special one-night event – January 23, 7 pm .

Experience the beloved and iconic French romantic comedy, presented by the most prestigious Parisian stage, for a special one-night event, nationwide only in cinema. Multiple Seattle-area theaters to chose from.

Job Openings and Volunteer Opportunities
Rover.com is hiring for their Seattle Office! 

Trust & Safety Agents - Bilingual (German and/or French): Rover improves and simplifies life for pet parents and the dogs they love by connecting owners with trusted pet care whenever they need it. They recently expanded their services to Europe and are looking for multilingual Trust and Safety Agents - that speak French in their Seattle office to support European Users. Learn more and apply here .

Trust & Safety Manager - Bilingual (German and/or French): In this role, you’ll lead and inspire agents to exceed service level and performance goals, drive scale in a hyper-growth environment, and leverage data within daily functions. You will provide support for Trust & Safety core enforcement issues as well as providing supplemental support to our international team, serving as a point of contact for bilingual agents in Seattle for language and policy enforcement. This individual exemplifies Rover values, thrives in a fast-paced environment, and is a positive team player. Learn more and apply here.

Trust & Safety Supervisor - Bilingual Preferred (German and/or French): Rover improves and simplifies life for pet parents and the dogs they love by connecting owners with trusted pet care whenever they need it. We recently expanded our services to Europe and are looking for a multilingual Trust and Safety Supervisor - that speaks French in our Seattle office to support our bilingual agents. Learn more and apply here .
Our 7th Annual French Fest will take place on March 24th, 2019. If you would like to volunteer at the event, you may sign up here .
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