MENTORING AND CAREER EVENTS
As part of the WFPG's mission to encourage and promote the next generation of leaders, the organization hosts numerous events in addition to our mentoring fairs to provide students and young professionals with the opportunity to meet with international affairs professionals to discuss career experiences and to learn first-hand what tools are needed to excel in their fields. Learn more about WFPG Mentoring.

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Taking the Next Step to Leadership:
Advancing Your Career in International Security

August 8, 2018 | Washington, DC
WFPG and WIIS co-sponsored an interactive mentoring program for mid-career and young professionals with mentors: Alyssa Ayres, Ambassador Bonnie Jenkins, Anne Knight, Karen Monaghan, Nitza Sola-Rotger, Tamara Cofman Wittes, and Laura Kupe
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Annual NY Mentoring Fair
February 21, 2018 | New York, NY
WFPG's annual mentoring roundtable event co-sponsored with NYU Wasserman Career Center and NYU Wagner School of Public Service
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Annual DC Mentoring Fair
February 7, 2018 | Washington, DC
WFPG's annual mentoring roundtable event co-sponsored with the George Washington University Career Center
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NGO, Non-Profit and Government Career Forum
November 17, 2017 | Washington, DC
An annual career fair and panel discussion. This year's panelists included: Izza Leghtas of Refugees International, Deborah Saidy of the World Food Program-USA, and Consultant and WFPG Board Member Anita Botti.
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Careers in Gender, Development, and Human Rights
August 3, 2017 | Washington, DC

Kat Fotovat, The Secretary of State's Office of Global Women's Issues
Vasu Mohan, IFES
Christina Schultz, Chemonics
Stephenie Foster, Smash Strategies (Moderator)
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Senior Job Opportunities in United Nations Peace Operations
June 12, 2017 | Washington, DC

Kristina Koch, The UN Department of Field Support
Co-sponsored by Women In International Security and UN Peace Operations
Moderated by WFPG President Patricia Ellis
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Encouraging Women's Leadership in Foreign Service
March 1, 2017 | Washington, DC
A Discussion with Women Deputy Chiefs of Mission
Hosted by Deputy Chief of Mission of Australia Caroline Millar
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Annual NY Mentoring Fair
February 23, 2017 | New York, NY
WFPG's annual mentoring event, co-sponsored with New York University's Wasserman Career Center and New York University's Wagner School of Public Service
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Annual DC Mentoring Fair
February 1, 2017 | Washington, DC
WFPG's annual mentoring event, co-sponsored with The George Washington University Career Center
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Pathways and Opportunities in Gender, Diplomacy and Development
October 18, 2016 | Washington, DC

Candace Bates, Career Foreign Service
Jennifer Hawkins, USAID, Democracy, Conflict & Humanitarian Assistance
Lauren Supina, Strategist
Stephenie Foster, Secretary's Office of Global Women's Issues (Moderator)
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Where Do You Start? Careers in International Affairs
August 11, 2016 | Washington, DC

Dawn Calabia, Consultant
Sandra Pepera, National Democratic Institute
Ambassador Linda Jewell, Foreign Service, Retired
Andi Gitow, UN Information Center, Washington, DC
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Annual NY Mentoring Fair
February 25, 2016 | New York, NY
WFPG's annual mentoring event, co-sponsored with New York University's Wasserman Career Center and New York University's Wagner School of Public Service
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Annual DC Mentoring Fair
February 3, 2016 | Washington, DC
WFPG's annual mentoring event, co-sponsored with The George Washington University Career Center
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NGO, Non-Profit and Government Career Forum
November 13, 2015 | Washington, DC
An annual career fair and panel discussion. This year's panelists included: Ambassador Barbara Bodine of Georgetown University, Mariam Mansury of the Institute for Inclusive Security, Tessa Valk Mayerick of UNHCR, and Sandra Pepera of NDI.
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Where Do You Start? Careers in International Affairs
August 10, 2015 | Washington, DC
Angie Bryan, Senior Foreign Service Officer
Mariam Mansury, Institute for Inclusive Security
Stefania Piffanelli, United Nations Information Center (UNIC)
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Annual NY Mentoring Fair
February 26, 2015 | New York, NY
WFPG's annual mentoring event, co-sponsored with New York University's Wasserman Career Center and New York University's Wagner School of Public Service
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Annual DC Mentoring Fair
February 4, 2015 | Washington, DC
WFPG's annual mentoring event, co-sponsored with The George Washington University Career Center
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NGO, Non-Profit and Government Career Forum
December 5, 2014 | Washington, DC
An annual career fair and panel discussion. This year's panelists included: Lauren Dickey of the Council on Foreign Relations, Dara McLeod of Refugees International, Joan Perkins of the US Foreign Service, and Stefania Piffanelli of the United Nations Information Center.
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Where Do You Start? Careers in International Affairs
August 8, 2014 | Washington, DC
Dawn Calabia, Consultant
Ambassador Linda Jewell, International Student Exchange Programs
Stefania Piffanelli, United Nations Information Center (UNIC)
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Annual NY Mentoring Fair
February 19, 2014 | New York, NY
WFPG's annual mentoring event, co-sponsored with New York University's Wasserman Career Center and New York University's Wagner School of Public Service
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Annual DC Mentoring Fair
February 5, 2014 | Washington, DC
WFPG's annual mentoring event, co-sponsored with The George Washington University Career Center
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NGO, Non-Profit and Government Career Forum
December 6, 2013 | Washington, DC
An annual career fair and panel discussion. This year's panelists included: Ambassador Barbara Stephenson of the Foreign Service Institute, Stephenie Foster of the Department of State, Dara McLeod of Refugees International, and Will Davis of UNDP.
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Annual NY Mentoring Fair
February 20, 2013 | New York, NY
WFPG's annual mentoring event, co-sponsored with New York University's Wasserman Career Center and New York University's Wagner School of Public Service
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Annual DC Mentoring Fair
February 6, 2013 | Washington, DC
WFPG's annual mentoring event, co-sponsored with The George Washington University Career Center
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NGO, Non-Profit and Government Career Forum
December 7, 2012 | Washington, DC
An annual career fair and panel discussion. This year's panelists included: Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Kathleen Doherty, Shari Bryan of NDI, Sarah Craven of the United Nations Population Fund, and Cindy Dyer of Vital Voices.
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Annual NY Mentoring Fair
February 22, 2012 | New York, NY
WFPG's annual mentoring event, co-sponsored with New York University's Wasserman Career Center and New York University's Wagner School of Public Service
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Annual DC Mentoring Fair
February 6, 2012 | Washington, DC
WFPG's annual mentoring event, co-sponsored with The George Washington University Career Center
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NGO, Non-Profit and Government Career Forum
December 3, 2011 | Washington, DC
An annual career fair and panel discussion. This year's panelists included: Dawn Calabia, Consultant; Paolo Galli, UNDP; Andrea Koppel, Mercy Corps; and Deborah McCarthy, Department of State.
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Annual NY Mentoring Fair
March 3, 2011 | New York, NY
WFPG's annual mentoring event, co-sponsored with New York University's Wasserman Career Center and New York University's Wagner School of Public Service
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Annual DC Mentoring Fair
February 2, 2011 | Washington, DC
WFPG's annual mentoring event, co-sponsored with The George Washington University Career Center
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Annual DC Mentoring Fair
March 9, 2010 | Washington, DC
WFPG's annual mentoring event, co-sponsored with The George Washington University Career Center
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Annual NY Mentoring Fair
February 24, 2010 | New York, NY
WFPG's annual mentoring event, co-sponsored with New York University's Wasserman Career Center and New York University's Wagner School of Public Service
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Women Lead the Way
October 5, 2009 | Washington, DC
March 18, 2010 | New York, NY

Hon. Linda Tarr-Whelan, Author and Former Ambassador to
the UN Commission on the Status of Women
Co-sponsored with the Institute of International Education in New York
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Annual NY Mentoring Fair
February 25, 2009 | New York, NY
WFPG's annual mentoring event, co-sponsored with New York University's Wasserman Career Center and New York University's Wagner School of Public Service
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Annual DC Mentoring Fair
February 3, 2009 | Washington, DC
WFPG's annual mentoring event, co-sponsored with Women in International Security (WIIS) and Georgetown's School of Foreign Service Career Development Center.
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Annual NY Mentoring Fair
February 27, 2008 | New York, NY
WFPG's annual mentoring event, co-sponsored with New York University's Wasserman Career Center and New York University's Wagner School of Public Service
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Annual DC Mentoring Fair
January 28, 2008 | Washington, DC
WFPG's annual mentoring event, co-sponsored with Women in International Security (WIIS) and Georgetown's School of Foreign Service Career Development Center.
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Annual NY Mentoring Fair
March 1, 2007 | New York, NY
WFPG's annual mentoring event, co-sponsored with Columbia University Center for Career Education
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Annual DC Mentoring Fair
February 5, 2007 | Washington, DC
WFPG's annual mentoring event, co-sponsored with Women in International Security (WIIS) and Georgetown's School of Foreign Service Career Development Center.