Elicia Reed

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Period at FWC February-August 2011
Field of Study International Conflict Resolution
Sending University Portland State University
Sending Professor Harry Anastasiou
Local Mentor Yiannis Laouris
Involvement at FWC 3rd International SDDP Facilitators Training School, MobLang, Millennium Development Goals
Achievements Implementing the 3rd SDD Facilitator's School

Elicia served as Future Worlds Center intern from February until August 2011. She come from Portland State University as one of Harry Anastasiou Conflict Resolution Master's students. Together with Marie Nicol she co-led the implementation of the 3rd International SDDP Facilitators Training School held July 25-27th, 2011 in Nicosia, Cyprus.


Elicia has a B.A. in Political Science from Portland State University and will have an M.A. in Conflict Resolution by the end of 2011. She has worked on several local and one national political campaign and has also worked for the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music in Bloomington, IN. Elicia has mediation and facilitation experience, focusing on international issues and dialogue enhancement. Her Master's thesis focuses on the interconnection between Track I Diplomacy and Civil Society in Cyprus.

Future Worlds Center Projects

While interning, Elicia co-managed the implementation of the 3rd International SDDP Facilitators Training School held in Nicosia, Cyprus from July 25th-27th. She also worked on MobLang, the mobile language course, a project funded through the European Union. Elicia also helped in the development of FWC-wikipedia pages for Harry Anastasiou and past Portland State University interns at the Future Worlds Center. She wrote introductory statements for teachers, high school and primary students on Millennium Development Goals and took pictures around Cyprus for visual teaching aids. Elicia updated the Future Worlds Center project database as well.

While she was at the organization, Elicia was involved in the SteLLLA 2.0 project and participated in the final meeting in Avignon, France. Similarly, she participated at the eCom4s2p project, which gave her the opportunity to participate in a Gustrow, Germany meeting. When she first arrived, she was given the task of leading the ATLANTIS grant proposal, but that was unfortunately cancelled.


  • Customer Service Award
  • Quantum Health, Inc., Eugene, OR in 2006
  • Mediation and Facilitation Certificate, Portland State University Conflict Resolution Graduate Program, 2010
  • 2nd Place in Woodburn, Chicago Poetry Slam in 1999
  • Art Exhibit at Lane Community College, Eugene, OR in 2003