Annual DC Mentoring Fair 

Washington, DC—On February 3, 2016, the WFPG held its annual DC Mentoring Fair at George Washington University. This marks the 11th year the WFPG has hosted a mentoring fair in Washington, DC, and the 7th year that GW co-hosted. Over 150 students and young professionals attended the fair representing several universities including George Washington, Georgetown, American, George Mason, UMD, and Johns Hopkins. The fair gave participants an opportunity to speak with accomplished professionals in fields such as the diplomatic service, international business, journalism, international development, and the UN.


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WFPG President Patricia Ellis
welcomes mentors and students

Empowering Women and Girls:
Lyric Thompson, International Center
for Research on Women


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US Foreign Service:
Ann DeLong, Department of State

International Business: Deborah Conver,
Corporate Affairs Solutions International


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Foreign Policy and Women’s Leadership:
Patricia Ellis, WFPG president

Defense and International Security:
Anne Knight, Department of Defense
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Regional Focus: Latin America
Ambassador Cecilia Nahón

Human Rights and Democracy:
Sandra Pepera, National Democratic
Institute for International Affairs

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Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs:
Krystle Norman, Department of State

Global Health and International Development:
Ellen Eiseman, Chemonics International

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Journalism and Mass Communication:
Donna Constantinople, KMA Communications

WFPG mentors and students