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08 April 2017
Spring 2017 Young Professionals' Career Dinner Series

UNA-NCA invites you to the spring 2017 installment of its signature Young Professionals' Career Dinner Series!

This semi-annual event brings together young professionals with experts in their chosen fields to discuss career paths, share personal stories, and network. The evening begins with a networking reception at the United Nations Foundation, followed by separate topical dinners at UNF and at private homes in the DC Metro Area. Each dinner features distinguished speakers who will answer attendees' questions and offer advice based on experience in the industry. 

When: 
Saturday, April 8
5:00 pm Networking Reception
7:00 pm Dinner 

Where: 
United Nations Foundation
1750 Pennsylvania Ave NW, 12th floor
Washington, DC 20006 

Cost: 
$45 for members
$55 for non-members 
$65 for non-members with UNA-NCA membership ($25-$50 value)
*Students under the age of 25 are eligible for free membership! Join here!

Keynote
Robert Skinner, Director, United Nations Information Center

Topical Dinners
To register, click on the dinner topic you are interested in.





Careers in Global Health - Only 7 Seats Left!
Speakers:

  • Loyce Pace, President & Executive Director, Global Health Council
  • Olumide Elegbe, Corporate and Foundation Relations, Management Sciences for Health, UNA-NCA Board Member
  • Sangeeta Rana, Foreign Affairs Officer/AAAS Fellow, U.S. Department of State
Register



Careers in International Law, Peace and Security

Speakers:

  • Renee Dopplick, Editor for Inside Justice
  • Leila Hanafi, International Attorney, UN Office for Project Services (UNOPS), World Bank Group
  • Karen Mulhauser, Past UNA-USA Chair, Past UNA-NCA President
Register



Careers in Human Rights

Speakers:
 

  • Ryan Kaminski, Senior Program Manager, Human Rights and Special Initiatives for UNA-USA/UN Foundation
  • Additional speaker TBC
Register



Careers in Sustainable Development
- Only 7 Seats Left!
Speakers:

  • Christina Bruff, Senior Economic Action Officer, Bureau of International Organization Affairs, U.S. Department of State
  • Jacob Grover, Senior Policy Advisor, Department of Policy and Evaluation, Millennium Challenge Corporation
Register



Refugees and Humanitarian Response - Only 8 Seats Left!
Speakers:

  • Dawn Calabia, Honorary Senior Advisor to Refugees International, UNA-NCA Board Member
Register



Careers in the UN 
Speakers: 

  • Fernando Flores, Program Officer, UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR)
  • Felipe Munevar, Head of Office, Office of Project Services (UNOPS)
  • Robert Skinner, Director, UN Information Center (UNIC)
Register



Gender and Advocacy
- Only 4 Seats Left!
Speakers: 


  • Lyric Thompson, Director of Policy and Advocacy, International Center for Research on Women, UNA-NCA Board Member
  • Susan Markham, Partner, Smash Strategies 
Register



Careers in Communications and Advocacy - Only 7 Seats Left!
Speakers:

  • Lorine Ghabranious, USAID Learning Fellow
  • Melissa Kaplan, Advocacy Officer, Action Against Hunger (ACF-USA), UNA-NCA Board Member
 

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