Annual NY Mentoring Fair 

New York, NY—On February 25, 2016, the WFPG held its annual NY Mentoring Fair at New York University. Over 150 students and young professionals attended the fair representing several universities including New York University, Columbia University, Princeton University, Mount Holyoke College, Trinity College, Vassar College, University of Pennsylvania. The Fair gave participants an opportunity to speak with accomplished professionals in fields such as the diplomatic service, international business, communications, international development, and the UN. The event was co-sponsored with the NYU Wasserman Career Center, NYU Wagner School of Public Service, NYU International Public Service Association, and NYU Student Association for Global Affairs.  


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WFPG President Patricia Ellis
welcomes mentors and students

Patricia Ellis briefs the mentors
on mechanics of the Mentoring Fair


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United Nations: Stefania Piffanelli, OPCW-UN
Joint Investigative Mechanism

International Business:
Patricia Carreras, IC&A Inc


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Corporate Social Responsibility: Melis Tusiray,
American Friends of Bucerius/Hey Ladies

Refugees and Humanitarian Assistance:
Halima Adams, Church World Service
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Empowerment of Women and Girls:
Ruth Cowan, The Graduate Center, City University of NY

US Foreign Service:
Mitchell Cohn, Department of State, Retired

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Peace and Security:
Swadesh Rana, World Policy Institute

Regional Focus: Africa
Pascale-Emmanuelle Nouama, Jhpiego/Johns Hopkins

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Communications and Advocacy:
Vesna Jaksic Lowe, Physicians for Human Rights

Defense and Security:
Major Adam Sher, United States Military Academy
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Human Rights: Peg Christoff, SUNY Stony Brook 
Devin Stewart, Carnegie Council 

WFPG mentors and students