Study Tours

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There are two study tours during the SUSI program at Green River College:


Week 1

Upon arrival in Washington, DC you will participate in a Women's Leadership conference with 80 SUSI On Women's Leadership participants  from four host institues. During this time, you will dialogue with each other about global women's issues, and begin to brainstorm solutions that may plant the seeds for future service projects when you return home. At the end of the week, participants will travel to their respective host campuses:

Green River College - Central Asia

University of Delaware - Sub-Saharan Africa 

Univeristy of Kansas - Egypt, Mongolia, Morocco, Pakistan

St. Mary's College - Middle East and North Africa

Emergency cell phone numbers during D.C. study tour:

  • Beth Carter: (253) 290-0418
  • Megan Swanson: (253) 293-0129


Week 4

Environmental Service Leadership tour in Leavenworth, Washington. On this tour you will learn about Environmental Stewardship, as well as Policies and Resources to promote environmental justice. You will also put environmental leadership into action by engaging in community service activities.


The Study of the United States Institute (SUSI) on Women's Leadership is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA). ECA’s mission is "to foster mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries to promote friendly and peaceful relations.

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Contact Us

SUSI Academic Director

Beth Carter

SUSI Administrative Director

Megan Swanson

+1 (253) 931-6845 (office phone)




This is a program of the U.S. Department of State, administered by Green River College.