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Young Professionals’ Career Dinner Series

The United Nations Association of the United States of America National Capital Area (UNA-NCA) invites you to the fall 2016 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, 22 October 2016
5:00 pm Networking Reception
7:00 pm Dinner

Where: United Nations Foundation
1750 Pennsylvania Ave NW, #300
Washington, DC 20006

$45 for members
$55 for non-members
*Students under the age of 25 are eligible for free membership! Join here!

Topical Dinners
To register, click on the dinner topic you are interested in.
Please note: Additional speakers will be announced upon confirmation

  • Elvira Beracochea, Founder, President & CEO, Realizing Global Health
  • Olumide Elegbe, Senior Manager for Corporate and Foundation Relations, Management Sciences for Health
  • Vina HuLamm, Global Health Manager, American Public Health Association


  • Renee Dopplick, Editor, Inside Justice
  • Mark Tyndall, Vice President, Government Affairs, Policy and Patient Advocacy, Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals


Women in Entrepreneurship and Leadership 

  • Karen Mulhauser, Founder of Mulhauser and Associates, Past Chair of UNA-USA, Past UNA-NCA President
  • Kristen Grimm, President, Spitfire Strategies
  • Stephanie Goetsch, Founder and CEO, Spark Career Strategy


Careers in International Education

  • Elizabeth Latham, Program Officer, US Department of State
  • Denisse Arias, Senior Associate, Government & Multilateral Partnerships, Teach for All


Humanitarian Careers

  • Dawn Calabia, Honorary Senior Advisor to Refugees International, UNA-NCA Board Member
  • Michael R. Marsh, Regional Director, Foundation & Institutional Advisor, Northern Trust, UNA-NCA Board Member


Careers in International Service

  • Luis Mendez, UNA Chapman Cox Fellow, US Foreign Service Officer, US Department of State
  • Naakoshie Mills, African Union and Multilateral Affairs Officer, US Department of State
  • Yesim Oruc, Deputy Director, UN Development Program


Careers in International Journalism and Communication

  • Steve Dorsey, Executive Editor and Correspondent for Radio, CBS News
  • Sarah Jackson-Han, Communications, Partnerships and Policy Adviser, UN Development Program