BUILD YOUR CAREER

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Annual DC Mentoring Fair
Co-sponsored with the George Washington University Career Center
February 7, 2018 | Washington, DC

Washington, DC—On February 7, 2018, the WFPG held its annual DC Mentoring Fair at George Washington University. This marks the 13th year the WFPG has hosted a mentoring fair in Washington, DC, and the 9th year that GW co-hosted. Over 140 students and young professionals attended the fair representing several universities including George Washington, Georgetown, UNC Chapel Hill, 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, international law, social innovation, international development, and international organizations. Many thanks to our mentors who volunteered their time to speak with students and young professionals!  View Mentor Bios

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WFPG Executive Director Kim Kahnhauser Freeman
welcomes participants

 

US Foreign Service:
Ruth Kurzbauer, Department of State

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International Law:
Andrea Ewart, DevelopTradeLaw

 

International Business & CSR: Allison Ford,
United Technologies, WFPG Board of Directors

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Public Diplomacy & Public Affairs:
Andreas Sandre, Embassy of Italy

 

Empowering Women and Girls:
Jin In, 4Girls GLocal Leadership

 

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US Foreign Service:
Eric Lief, Georgetown University

 

Regional Security: Europe & NATO:
Ellen Wasylina, Transatlantic Global Advisory

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Empowering Women and Girls:
Hanane Zelouani Idrissi, NED

 

International Development: Julie Niemczura,
Medical Care Development International

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International Security & Defense:
Anne Knight, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense

 

Regional Focus: Russia & China:
Jeannette Chu, PricewaterhouseCoopers

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International Law:
Kim Phan, International Law Institute

 

UN & International Organizations:
Deborah Saidy, World Food Program USA

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International Development:
Kate Howard, Seewald Consulting

 

Public Diplomacy & Public Affairs:
Kathryn Gest, Gest Consulting

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US Foreign Service:
Krystle Norman, Department of State

 

Human Rights and Democracy:
Luciana Debenedetti, Chemonics International

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Social Innovation and Technology:
Margo Jacobs, Grameen Foundation

 

International Law:
Colonel Cornelia Weiss, US Air Force

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USAID and International Development:
Gretchen Bloom, WFP Alumni Network

 

US Government:
Rachel MacKnight, Sycamore Strategies

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Global Health:
Ellen Eiseman, Chemonics International

 

International Development: Lauren Farello,
Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs