5th Annual Career Opportunities in International Relations Symposium & Awards

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Meet iconic international relations experts and global advocates to hear their stories and receive personalized information on careers.

About this Event
American Women for International Understanding invites you to our
Career Opportunities for International Relations
5th annual symposium

November 13, 2019
9:30 AM to 2:00 PM
United States Institute of Peace
2301 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20037

JOIN US and ENGAGE with global women charged up with PASSION, POWER, PURPOSE, and PEACE Hear informative conversations and personal stories by iconic women in international affairs Learn about global careers, internships , events, travel and volunteer and advocacy opportunities Participate in small group mentoring sessions

Network with featured speakers:

  • Dr. Josephine “Jody” Olsen, director, U. S. Peace Corps
  • Leslie Schweitzer, founder and president of Friends of the American University of Afghanistan
  • Hon. Aurelia Brazeal , U.S. Diplomat, former ambassador to Kenya, Ethiopia, Federated States of Micronesia
  • Pauletta Walsh, international relations officer, Office of Religious Freedom, U.S. Department of State
  • At the podium, they discuss using their voices to make tough decisions that make a difference
  • After their presentations, you can meet them and talk with them

In addition, we welcome recruiters and mentors from many agencies:

  • U.S. Peace Corps
  • U.S. Department of State
  • U.S. African Development Foundation
  • Georgetown University
  • American University
  • Howard University

for small-group speed-mentoring sessions to share the nuts and bolts of the international and global arena and to discuss topics about global-readiness

Our Young Women Global Impact Awards & Ceremony honors 10 young women 18-45 years for their outstanding global advocacy and contributions to equity human rights, education, health, economic development and the arts for women and girls. Recipients are nominated by the international community based in the United States.

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Please register by Wednesday, November 6, for a free lunch

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Schaumburg, IL 60173
phone: 202-643-1196 | email: info@awiu.org

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