Annual DC Mentoring Fair

Washington, DC—On February 6, 2013, the WFPG held its annual DC Mentoring Fair at George Washington University. This marks the eighth year the WFPG has hosted a mentoring fair in Washington, DC, and the fourth year that we were hosted by GW. Over 175 students and young professionals attended the fair representing several universities including George Washington, Georgetown, American, George Mason, UMD, Johns Hopkins, Catholic, VCU, and Mary Washington. The Fair gave participants an opportunity to speak with accomplished professionals in such fields as the Department of State, international business, think tanks, international development, and the UN. Learn more about WFPG mentoring activities


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Over 175 students gathered in the Marvin Center
at The George Washington University

  Foreign Policy & Women's Leadership:
Ambassador Marina Kaljurand of the Embassy of Estonia

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Marva Gumbs Jennings of Career Services at GWU
and WFPG President Patricia Ellis make opening remarks


Refugees & Humanitarian Assistance:
WFPG Board Member and Mentor Dawn Calabia

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National Security & Defense:
Commander Wendy Snyder of the US Navy  
  Public Diplomacy & Public Relations:
WFPG Board Member and Mentor Donna Constantinople
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US Foreign Service:
Emily Harter Ball of the Department of State


United Nations:
Rodney Bent, director of the UN Information Center in DC

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International Business & Government Relations:
Shannon Herzfeld, Kay Larcom, and Rita Trehan


Journalism & Media:
Gopaul Ratnam of Bloomberg News