YPFP Disruptor: Conquering the Foreign Policy Establishment

Too often, NextGen leaders' voices go unheard and their contributions for change unrecognized. YPFP knows it is past time for NextGen voices to positively influence the foreign policy establishment. 

War on the Rocks' Bombshell team joins YPFP to discuss how NextGen leaders can advance vital priorities and disrupt established practices.

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May 16, 2016

Discussion begins at 7pm

University of California Washington Center Auditorium







   Erin Simpson is the Founder and CEO of Archer Avenue Consulting. Most recently, she worked as CEO of Caerus Associates, where she designed and lead a number of defense research projects. She earned a PhD from Harvard University and a BA from the University of Kansas. Erin's favorite meal when traveling is Sushi Sasabune, the benevolent dictatorship of sushi.







 Radha Iyengar is a senior economist at the RAND Corporation. She served in a number of roles in the Obama administration within the Department of Energy, the National Security Council, and the Department of Defense. She has a PhD in Economics from Princeton and a BS in Economics from MIT. Radha is a longtime member of the cheetah fan-club.








 Loren DeJonge Schulman is the Deputy Director of Studies and the Leon E. Panetta Senior Fellow at the Center for a New American Security. She has held multiple senior staff positions in the Department of Defense and on the National Security Council.  Loren holds a BA from Trinity University in San Antonio and Masters in Public Policy from the University of Minnesota. Her Twitter crush is @LibyaLiberty.









YPFP’s Disruptor informs NextGen views by emphasizing the need for fresh ideas to disrupt institutionalized foreign policy approaches that aren’t working.






May 16, 2017 at 7pm - 9pm
University of California Washington Center Auditorium
1608 Rhode Island Ave NW
Washington, DC 20036
United States
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