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Seattle Startup Week is a free five-day event highlighting the amazing startup culture of the Puget Sound. Join in for a few events hosted all around town to learn, network and help make this place better for everyone. 
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Wednesday, October 28 • 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Expat Meetup

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Expat Life in Seattle: the good, the bad, and the ugly - an informal friendly panel discussion from expats to expats: people just like you sharing real and honest insightful information about their experiences in Seattle. Insightful and useful tips to get involved with the local community. Stories about the dark side of the expat life. The joys of living in Seattle. The struggles of being a foreigner in Seattle/US… Or just come in to meet other international folks living in Seattle, make new friends!

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Helena Cantrall

Master of Ceremonies
Fresh off the boat from Sydney, Australia. Will talk and listen about most topics, excluding of course the Sonics.

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Pauline Mc Charles

Worklife Balance Coach, Inspiration developers
Pauline is a Social Entrepreneur and an ambassador for InterNations Seattle. She has owned businesses in Spain, Germany, Belgium and the U.S. Raised in Europe in expat communities, and now over 10 years in Seattle, she has found ways to feel at home in the world. She says that Seattle is a special breed, seemingly slow, yet productive when approached with caution and respect. | Pauline started Inspiration Developers as a means to support... Read More →
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Elena Fernández Guiral

Co-founder of The Yummy Bull, a Mediterranean food community in the Pacific NW and a member of the Startup Weekend Euro Seattle Organizing team. Elena is a resident of Seattle area since 2012 and from the early beginning of her professional career she has been deeply involved in agriculture and food and science communication. As a Phd researcher she is currently analyzing GMOs public perception and media coverage in Spain (1985-2015).
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Chelsea Maples

Chelsea is a Marketing Director for VR Gaming Studios where she leads growth and focus on connecting with partners to drive innovation and excellence in the gaming space. Previously Chelsea was a Project Manger at Unisource, Inc where she was heavily involved in connecting innovative startups in the Silicon Valley and helping them build transnational business partnerships. Her ability to network and truly excite those she interacts with has... Read More →
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Naomi Pattis

Naomi grew up in the UK and after a stint working with British startups in Silicon Valley, she recently moved to Seattle. Professionally, Naomi's focus is on helping startups and fast-growth tech companies to find practical solutions to internal problems and enable operations to scale. Outside of work, you'll find her in a boat with the crew team or hiking in the great outdoors.

Wednesday October 28, 2015 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Chase Basecamp 220 2nd Ave S, Seattle, WA 98104