2023 COIR Hosts

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AWIU Vice President, Membership Coordinator, Passport to the Future Program Barbara Rubio joined AWIU in 2005 to be part of the AWIU Delegation to Iceland that year. The former school psychologist, art therapist, and playwright’s career ran the gamut from providing psychological and art therapy services to New York public …

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Organizational Development Consultant   Miranda Cohen focusses on international organizational and intercultural competencies. She brings experience in organizational assessment, strategic planning, intercultural understanding, program development, coalition building, and diversity and inclusion. She has over 10 years of experience in the NGO sector and has lived and worked in the United …

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Eunice Reddick 

Ambassador (retired) Eunice Reddick is an AWIU vice-president, co- chair of the Washington Chapter, and co-chair of COIR 2022. She has been a mentor for students interested in international affairs careers as Diplomat-in-Residence at Howard University, and as an instructor in fellowship programs at Georgetown University and Howard University. During …

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Ambassador Tatiana Gfoeller-Volkoff is the immediate past president of AWIU. She is the former ambassador to the Kyrgyz Republic whose foreign postings have included Poland, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the Soviet Union, Belgium, Russia, and Turkmenistan. She served as a Deputy Chief of Mission in Turkmenistan, Acting Consul General in St. …

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Entrepreneur and Humanitarian Pooja Chandra Pama is AWIU’s vice president emeritus, Special Operations, co-chair of the Washington, D.C. Chapter, and COIR.  An Indian-born American entrepreneur, Pama has comprehensive international business experience in finance, healthcare, agriculture and real estate. She empowers women and families globally through entrepreneurship. Pama is also passionate …

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AWIU President Maggie Sabbag joined AWIU in 2015 and was elected to the position of president of the AWIU Board of Directors in January, 2022. Her work has encompassed emerging markets investment banking focusing on the former Soviet Union, including serving as an advisor for the Central Asian Investment Company, …

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