Seattle-area Attractions

Photo of SUSI participants at Pike Place Market

Major Seattle area attractions include the Pike Place Market, Pioneer Square, the Frye Art Museum, a showcase for visual art of the highest quality, where admission is always free; the Museum of Flight, a premier air and space museum; the Seattle Aquarium, a waterfront center for the conservation and study of aquatic life; the Seattle Art Museum, home to ongoing and temporary exhibits, plus indigenous art from the Americas, Africa, and Asia; the Seattle Symphony, presenting symphonic music in its acoustically exquisite home, Benaroya Hall; the Woodland Park Zoo, a hub of animal conservation that attracts over a million visitors a year; and of course the renowned 184-meter tall Space Needle in Seattle Center, next to the Museum of Pop Culture.

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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 Program Director

Dr. Vivette Beuster
+1 (253) 288-3343 (office phone at college)
+1 (253) 326-1989 (cell phone)

Institute participants may receive mail at the following address:

Megan Swanson
c/o International Programs and Extended Learning
Green River College
12401 SE 320th Street
Auburn, WA 98092 USA

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