Celebrate youth-driven change with activities, performances & organizations


Programs & Events

Staff Chats: Daniel Strickman, Malaria, Vector Control

Come chat with a Gates Foundation employee in the Discovery Center, sharing updates on global partners working together to combat Malaria. No RSVP required.

Design Workshops with Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Join Design educators from Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum to explore human-centered approaches to problem-solving in one of the two hands-on workshops outlined below. Gain exposure to strategies to use the design thinking framework in your classroom by helping students empathize with users, make strong connections, and work collaboratively. Light appetizers and refreshments will be provided. Attendees can register for one or both workshop offerings. Attendees will be able to explore and engage in additional activities in the Discovery Center 30mins before and after each workshop.

Teen Action Fair 2019

It Starts with You[th]!
Celebrate youth-driven change at #TeenActionFair 2019. Connect with youth and organizations working to make a difference in their local and global communities through volunteering, art, social justice campaigns, and more.

STEM Global Teacher Workshop

Join fellow middle and high school educators for the Washington Global Health Alliance’s STEM Global Teacher Workshop. This interactive and engaging session is designed to give STEM teachers free activities and curriculum resources to integrate global health into their classrooms. What you'll do as a participant:
  • Participate in hands-on science and engineering activities aligned with Next
  • Generation Science Standards
  • Earn seven Washington State STEM clock hours
  • Learn about career paths from global health professionals
  • Take home global health curriculum and resources to engage your students
  • Boost your knowledge of Washington’s global health community and opportunities
  • Tour the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Discovery Center
Audience: Middle and high school teachers. Cost:  $25 includes validated parking, light breakfast, lunch, snacks and wine & cheese reception. Contact Tina Vlasaty, tvlasaty@wghalliance.org with questions.

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Planning a visit? We offer free group tours and a drop-in public tour at 2 pm every day we are open.

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