Social gatherings, intercultural education, professional networking, and community service opportunities. 

We welcome all who share an interest in world affairs and a commitment to local volunteerism. 

Join us and spread the word far and wide!

We welcome all who share an interest in world affairs and a commitment to volunteer service. Join us and share this page far and wide!

We have 5 official events and 1 member-led event coming up

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  • Tuesday, June 27 - 06:30 PM


    Are you looking for your first job out of Peace Corps, a new job, or to switch to a new company or field? 

    Come by for our Speed Mentoring event!

    Mentors will be available to help RPCVs with resume review and other career advice in short one on one meetings.

    This is the third speed mentoring event, participants found this format to be very useful in the past, the structure is similar to having many informational interviews in a short amount of time. 

    We will have a short presentation about the mentoring program, followed by the speed mentoring event, with a happy hour after.

    Expand your network, gain new perspectives for your career, and enjoy the extended happy hour!

    rsvp   Add to Calendar 06/27/2017 18:30:00 06/27/2017 21:30:00 America/New_York Speed Mentoring - 6/27 Check for the latest info. 2212 14th St NW, Washington, DC 20009, United States Ed O'Brien share
  • It’s time for another Potluck Dinner! Bring a dish from your country of service and spend some time with your fellow RPCVs. A kitchen will be available to prep your food and heat up dishes if needed. Please BYOB!

    Don’t forget to RSVP and sign up here for the dish you’re bringing!

    rsvp   Add to Calendar 06/29/2017 18:30:00 06/29/2017 21:30:00 America/New_York Country of Service Potluck Dinner Check for the latest info. 2101 16th St NW, Washington, DC 20009, United States Katheryn Hoerster share
  • Interested in science, tech and youth education in your country of service? Come to the International Robot “Olympics” for high school-age students at Constitution Hall from July 16-18. Attend the Opening Ceremony and/or volunteer as a Team Ambassador
    160 nations are participating in this year’s FIRST Global Challenge, each with one student team. These students have spent the past months studying robotics and engineering, with the goal of competing in this year’s Robot Olympics. This event is a truly unique blend of science and culture, and RPCV/W is pleased to join FIRST Global to have you there to experience it. 
    The Opening Ceremony, which will feature speakers, a procession of nations, and a celebration of the global community, is taking place from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm July 16. The competition will take place on July 17 and 18, and our Closing Ceremony will be from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm, the night of the 18th.
    Prior to the opening ceremony, attendees will be able to speak with their teams of choice. This meet and greet is an incredible opportunity for cross-cultural understanding, and to learn more about any countries you have a special connection to.
    Bring the family, make signs, and wave flags for your country of choice! Information about specific countries attending, as well as a short bio and picture for each team, can be found at
    RSVPing on our website is optional, but it will show you which of your friends from RPCV/W are attending, so spread the word! You can also share this PDF invitation and call for volunteers. We hope to see you there!


    rsvp   Add to Calendar 07/16/2017 17:30:00 07/16/2017 19:30:00 America/New_York Welcome HS STEM Students from 160 Nations at International Robot Olympics Check for the latest info. 1776 D St NW, Washington, DC 20006, United States Matthew Stalford share
Plus 2 more!

Member-Led Events

There is one Member-Led event coming up

We encourage our members to lead their own gatherings and share interesting events around town.

  • Tuesday, June 27 - 05:30 PM
    Ticket required

    Author and RPCV/W member Richard O'Brien discusses and answers questions about the 108 women w... read more

    rsvp   Add to Calendar 06/27/2017 17:30:00 06/27/2017 19:30:00 America/New_York The Most Influential Women World Leaders You Have Never Heard Of Check for the latest info. 1526 NW New Hampshire Ave, Washington, DC 20036, United States Richard O'Brien share

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