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World Fest

World Fest
Week 4 | Spring Term | Monday, April 20 - Friday, April 24, 2015

What the World Eats
Monday, April 20 | 12:00 - 1:00 PM | Outside Red Door Cafe
Interactive opportunity to learn about what we eat around the world.  How does culture impact food choice, and how does food impact culture?  Be sure to take the "What the World Eats" quiz for your chance to win a special prize.  UPDATE: Congratulations, Lyn Cross, who won today's prize basket of international treats!  Thanks to all who visited with us and took the World Fest Food Quiz.

Entrepreneurship in Guatemala
Tuesday, April 21 | 12:00 - 1:00 PM | Avery Library | Lunch provided
Undergraduates Aashrita Mangu, Amy Hu, and Sharon Wang joined over 300 participants from 18 countries at MIT’s Global Startup Workshop in Guatemala City for three days of discussions, competitions, and innovation.  Join these next-generation entrepreneurs as they discuss their experiences and insights.

Top Ten Things I Learned in India
Wednesday, April 22 | 12:00 - 1:00 PM | Avery Library | Lunch provided
Undergraduates Boyu Fan, Emil Khabiboulline, and Zofii Kaczmarek share memories and insights from their 10-day trip to India.  The group explored India’s emerging identity as a nation through a partnership between Caltech Y, SURF and the Indian Institute of Technology, Gandhinagar (IITGn).

International Food Fair & Culture Show
Thursday, April 23 | 4:30 - 6:00 PM | Avery Courtyard | Tickets $5
For just $5, enjoy a taste of the world.  Cultural entertainment will be held on multiple stages throughout the event.  Food and performances provided by Caltech student clubs.

The French Connection
Friday, April 24 | 12:00 - 1:00 PM | Avery Library | Lunch provided
Bet you didn’t know Caltech Recruiting Coordinator, Anastascia Terrell, lived in France and taught English for two years.  Come hear her stories of living in a new culture, travel experiences around Europe, and expert tips on budget travel.

World Fest celebrates the cultural diversity of our campus community and is brought to you the International Offices and the Caltech Y, in collaboration with international and cultural student clubs.

Special Thanks To:  Association of Caltech Taiwanese (ACT), Association of Romanians at Caltech (ARCA), Armenian Student Association, Caltech C, Caltech Club Latino, Caltech International Spouse Club (CISC), Canadian Student Association, Colombian Students, Denmark Exchange Students, Filipino Student Association, French Club, Friends of the Iranian Culture at Caltech (FICCIT), Italian Club, Hong Kong Student Association, Korean Students Association, Malaysian Students, Muslim Student Association (MSA), Organization of Associated Students from the Indian Subcontinent (OASIS), Peru Student Association, Singapore Student Society, Thai Student Association, Turkish Student Association, Russian Club, Vietnamese Student Association, and to all our student, staff, and community volunteers.