Sophia Weinmann
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  • Cleveland, OH
  • United States
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Sophia Weinmann's Discussions

Funding for RPCVs?

Hey NORVA--I was an agriculture PCV in Guinea from 2012-2014 and until recently lived in Cleveland. I'm currently a graduate student at the University of Montana working on my masters in…Continue

Started Feb 18, 2016

Seeking Sierra Leone RPCV

Hi all--I'm a returned volunteer from Guinea who is looking for a RPCV who has experience in Sierra Leone and preferably speaks Krio or another local language. We need somebody to help coordinate…Continue

Started Dec 29, 2014

 

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Happy Dog Takes on the World: Terrorism, Conflict, and Crises of Leadership in Africa at Happy Dog

December 12, 2017 from 7:30pm to 8:45pm
Join myself and other RPCV's at the Happy Dog for an evening of education and good food. The event is sponsored by the Cleveland Council on World Affairs. See More
Nov 26
Sophia Weinmann might attend Amy E. Moniot's event
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RPCV Lunch with Case Western Reserve University at Happy Dog at the Euclid Tavern

October 20, 2017 from 12:30pm to 2pm
Calling all RPCVs at Case Western Reserve University!We know you're out there, furiously working away and wishing you had time to connect with the RPCV network in Cleveland. So we're bringing the network to you! Join us for an informal lunch with RPCV students, staff, faculty and alumni. We'll meet at the Happy Dog so you can zip right over. You have to eat anyway, might as well do it with us! See More
Oct 4
Sophia Weinmann might attend Amy E. Moniot's event

Passport Party with Cleveland Council on World Affairs and Global Cleveland at Market Garden Brewery

October 12, 2017 from 6pm to 8pm
Join travel-minded Clevelanders in celebrating all that our adventures have brought into our lives! Cleveland Council on World Affairs and Global Cleveland have teamed up to bring the Passport Party, a celebration of travel. Have a friend or family member who you've been trying to convince to get a passport? Bring them! We'll have passport applications available with seasoned globetrotters on hand to help plan that first international adventure. Appetizers provided, cash bar. See More
Oct 4
Sophia Weinmann is attending Amy E. Moniot's event

Cultural Music Night! at The Bop Stop

October 3, 2017 from 7pm to 8:30pm
Join us for an amazing night of Malian music with Yacouba Sissoko, master kora player and husband of former NORVA co-president, Miranda Lange! Yacouba is a masterful performer, engaging audiences with beautiful music that tells the stories of his homeland, Mali. He will be playing at Cleveland's Bop Stop, a historic jazz club in the Ohio City neighborhood on October 3. We hope to see you there, it's guaranteed to be a magical evening! You must purchase tickets directly from the Bop Stop, but…See More
Sep 16
Sophia Weinmann is attending Amy E. Moniot's event
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Quarterly Board Meeting at 883 Spicers Lane Sagamore Hills Oh 44067

October 18, 2017 from 7pm to 8pm
All members are welcome to join the board as we hear an update from each position and plan our activities for the quarter. We'll be meeting at Bob Radl's home in Sagamore Hills this time. The address is 883 Spicers Lane Sagamore Hills Oh 44067. We'll start at 7:00 and hope to be through the complete agenda by 8:00. Please feel free to bring a snack or drink to share! See More
Sep 16
Sophia Weinmann is attending Amy E. Moniot's event

Picnic in the Peace Garden of the Nations at The Garden of Peace for All Nations

September 21, 2017 from 6pm to 7:30pm
September 21 is the U.N. International Day of Peace so, while we have a long way to go, let's celebrate anyway! We have recently made a connection with the Peace Garden of the Nations in the Cleveland Cultural Gardens. Bring a fall picnic and spend some time with others dedicated to peace. The location is a little tricky to find. The garden is at the corner of E. 99th and East Blvd. Google Maps uses these coordinates for it:…See More
Sep 1
Sophia Weinmann is attending Angela Lowery's event

World Refugee Day Picnic at Edgewater Park

June 18, 2016 from 1pm to 4pm
In honor of World Refugee Day (on June 20) the Refugee Services Collaborative of Greater Cleveland (RSC) is hosting a community picnic on the beautiful shores of Lake Erie at the Edgewater Kite field. The picnic is a family-friendly event with games, authentic foods from around the world and more! The RSC welcomes its friends and neighbors to join in on Saturday, June 18 from 1 PM – 4 PM and to bring a dish to share and meet new friends. The RSC needs volunteers! If you are interested in…See More
Jun 8, 2016
Sophia Weinmann posted a discussion

Funding for RPCVs?

Hey NORVA--I was an agriculture PCV in Guinea from 2012-2014 and until recently lived in Cleveland. I'm currently a graduate student at the University of Montana working on my masters in International Conservation and Development.  For my graduate research, I will collaborate with Save the Elephants in Kenya. I am planning to conduct research on elephant foraging selectivity while crop-raiding and the ability of crops that are non-palatable to elephants (but beneficial to farmers) to deter…See More
Feb 18, 2016
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Service Saturday at Cleveland Public Library Walz Branch

July 25, 2015 from 10am to 12pm
Volunteer to help recently arrived refugees with their English skills.  No teaching experience required, teaching materials will be on hand.  Bring your sense of humor and creativity, and be ready for some fun!Please RSVP if you plan on attending.Questions...contact Paul at paul.lester.cook@gmail.comSee More
Jun 22, 2015
Sophia Weinmann is attending Angela Lowery's event
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Service Saturday at Cleveland Public Library Walz Branch

June 27, 2015 from 10am to 12pm
Volunteer to help recently arrived refugees with their English skills.  No teaching experience required, teaching materials will be on hand.  Bring your sense of humor and creativity, and be ready for some fun!Please RSVP if you plan on attending.Questions...contact Paul at paul.lester.cook@gmail.comSee More
Jun 1, 2015
Sophia Weinmann might attend Amy E. Moniot's event
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Ethnic Dinner: Cafe Tandoor (Nepalese/Indian) at Cafe Tandoor

June 11, 2015 from 7pm to 9pm
Join us for yummy Nepalese / Indian food in Westlake for dinner on Thursday, June 11th at 7pm.See More
Jun 1, 2015
Sophia Weinmann is attending Miranda's event
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Annual Meeting at Bottlehouse Brewery

March 11, 2015 from 7pm to 9pm
Immediately following our Nomination Party, come for our annual meeting, learn what NORVA has been up to, and elect new officers. Parking is located in the plaza behind the brewery.  Signage for the brewery can be difficult to find, but look for the white lights strung up outside the brewery!  See More
Mar 4, 2015
Sophia Weinmann is attending Charity Rose McDonald's event
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Service Saturday at Cleveland Public Library - Walz Branch

February 28, 2015 from 1pm to 3pm
Volunteer to help recently arrived refugees with their English skills.  No teaching experience required, teaching materials will be on hand.  Bring your sense of humor and creativity, and be ready for some fun!Please RSVP if you plan on attending.Questions... contact Charity at charityrmcdonald@gmail.com See More
Feb 19, 2015
Sophia Weinmann might attend Miranda's event
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Winter Quarterly Business Meeting at Miranda's Place

February 6, 2015 from 6pm to 7pm
Get ready for the new year and learn about upcoming events at our quarterly meeting.  Open to everyone!  Parking is available in my driveway, which is just west of the corner of Bailey and W. 40th.Pizza will be provided, BYOBSee More
Feb 1, 2015
Sophia Weinmann might attend Charity Rose McDonald's event
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Service Saturday at Cleveland Public Library - Walz Branch

January 31, 2015 from 1pm to 3pm
Volunteer to help recently arrived refugees with their English skills.  No teaching experience required, teaching materials will be on hand.  Bring your sense of humor and creativity, and be ready for some fun!Please RSVP if you plan on attending.Questions... contact Charity at charityrmcdonald@gmail.com See More
Jan 30, 2015
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Peace Corps Send-off Party at Cinda's House

March 7, 2015 from 5pm to 7pm
PLEASE NOTE THE TIME AND LOCATION OF THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CHANGED!!!!Join new and old Peace Corps volunteers and we send off the latest recruits!    Dinner will be provided, cash bar. Parking is located in the plaza behind the brewery.  Signage for the brewery can be difficult to find, but look for the white lights strung up outside the brewery!  See More
Jan 30, 2015

Profile Information

Peace Corps affiliation.
RPCV
Where did you serve and when did you serve in Peace Corps?
Guinea 2012-2014
What are your interests and how would you like to be involved with NORVA?
I'm a recently returned RPCV looking to swap stories and eat good food with fellow RPCV's.
What keeps you busy these days?
reading, running, yoga, catching up on all pop culture I missed during my service

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At 9:49am on September 12, 2014, Benjamin Gascoigne said…

Sophia, welcome to the NORVA website! I hope to see you at a NORVA another event soon.

 
 
 

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