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14 October 2017
Fall 2017 Young Professionals’ Career Dinner Series

THANK YOU FOR YOUR INTEREST IN THE FALL 2017 YOUNG PROFESSIONALS' CAREER DINNER SERIES.
UNFORTUNATELY, REGISTRATION HAS NOW CLOSED FOR ALL DINNERS. 


On Saturday, October 14, 2017, UNA-NCA invites students and young professionals to participate in its semi-annual Young Professional Career Dinner series.
This signature event is an opportunity for young people to discuss global career paths and network with experienced professionals in their fields of interest. The Fall 2017 Dinner Series will kick off with a networking reception where participants and speakers will have the chance to meet and swap business cards. This Fall's keynote speaker is Andy Rabens, Special Adviser for Global Youth Issues at the U.S. Department of State.

Mr. Rabens focuses on helping the U.S. Government better engage young people internationally to help solve the pressing challenges of today while also building greater global connectivity and networks to shape a more secure and prosperous future. He serves as the principal representative on youth issues for the U.S. Department of State and leads efforts to coordinate and amplify global youth policy and initiatives. 

When: 
Saturday, October 14, 2017
5:00 pm Networking Reception
7:00 pm Dinner 

Where: 
United Nations Foundation
1750 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington, DC 20006 

Cost: 
$45 for members (*Students under the age of 25 are eligible for this price)
$55 for non-members 
$65 for non-members with UNA-NCA membership 

Keynote
Andy Rabens, Special Adviser for Global Youth Issues at the U.S. Department of State.

Dinners 
Professional speakers in each of these topics will offer career advice and guidance, and share personal stories of experience in their particular fields. Attendees are encouraged to ask specific or general questions about the field, and engage in conversation in a uniquely intimate and comfortable setting. 
To register, click on the dinner topic you are interested in.
Each dinner has its own length program please be advised that you are only allowed to register for one dinner. 



Careers in the UN - REGISTRATION CLOSED
Speaker:
  • Laura Fuller, Head of Communications, North America Office, UN Enviroment Programme (UNEP) 
  • Jason Sigurdson, Senior Policy and Strategy Adviser, UNAIDS
  • Sophie Loran, Communications Office, UN Environment Programme - Paris Office

Dinner will be held at the UN Foundation

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Careers in Global Health - REGISTRATION CLOSED
Speakers: 
  • Temitayo "Temi" Ifafore-Calfee, Director of Operations, The Human Diagnosis Project and former Health Workforce Technical Advisor, USAID Global Health Fellows Program
  • Folake Olayinka, Immunization Team Leader, JSI on USAID's flagship Maternal Child Survival Program
Dinner will be held at the UN Foundation

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Careers in Technology for Development & Social Entrepreneurship - REGISTRATION CLOSED
Speakers: 
  • Caroline Howe, Project Specialist, University of the District of Columbia
  • Nick Martin, President & CEO, TechChange

Dinner will be held at the UN Foundation

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Careers in Working Globally and Locally to Implement SDGs - REGISTRATION CLOSED
Speakers: 
  • Steve Moseley, President, United Nations Association of the National Capital Area
  • Jodi-Kaye Wade, Small Business Specialist, United States Agency for International Development
Dinner will be held at the UN Foundation

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Careers in Human Rights - REGISTRATION CLOSED
Speakers:
  • Karol Boudreaux, Land Tenure Practice Lead, The Cloudburst Group
  • Maggie Marshall, Program Officer for Human Rights Initiatives, Freedom House

    Although reception will be at the UN Foundation, dinner will be offsite. (Location to be provided closer to the event)

 


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Careers in Managing International Conflicts - REGISTRATION CLOSED
Speakers:
  • Laura, Strawmyer, Policy Associate, Alliance for Peacebuilding
  • Amber M. Whittington, Fund Manager of the Elections and Political Processes Fund (EPP), Center of Excellence in Democracy, Human Rights, and Governance, USAID
Although reception will be at the UN Foundation, dinner will be offsite. (Location to be provided closer to the event)

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Careers in Sustainability - REGISTRATION CLOSED
Speakers:
  • Tom Riesenberg, Consultant; Legal Director, Sustainability Accounting Standards Board
  • Nicholas M. Bassey, Division Chief, Frontier Partnerships for the U.S. Agency for International Development’s Global Development Lab 
  • Emily Robichaux, Fellow, GroundswellAlthough reception will be at the UN Foundation, dinner will be offsite. (Location to be provided closer to the event)
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