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New York Events

Thursday, April 26, 2018 at 06:00 PM · 18 rsvps

YPFP NY and WIGA NYC Present: Next-Level Networking with Sandra Navidi

Please join us on April 26 for a special event, cohosted with WIGA NYC (Women in Global Affairs) and featuring Sandra Navidi, founder and CEO of BeyondGlobal and bestselling author of "$uperhubs: How the Financial Elite and their Networks Rule our World," one of Bloomberg's Best Books of the Year and winner of the Silver Medal at the 2018 Axiom Business Book Awards.

The evening's discussion will be moderated by Dr. Carolyn Kissane, Academic Director and Clinical Associate Professor at NYU's Center for Global Affairs.

Please join us to discuss highlights from Sandra's book, insights on the global financial system, as well as the importance of building an effective professional network in an increasingly digital world. We encourage you to bring copies of Sandra's book, as she will be available for book signing during the reception. Light refreshments will be provided.

Special thanks to our event sponsors at the Lithuanian Consulate.


Thursday, April 26, 2018 at 06:45 PM
New York University in New York, NY

Data and Democracy: The EU and Cambridge Analytica

In light of the increasing relevance to international relations of the EU General Data Protection Regulation, please join James Felton Keith, Chairman of the International Personal Data Trade Association, and Omar Jagen, CEO, MOVAAR, The Gambia, in a panel discussion moderated by New York University's Dr. Colette Mazzucelli about the evolution of personal data and the developments leading to the Cambridge Analytica scandal involving questionable access to the private information of more than 50,000,000 Facebook users. As this public event explores the nexus between data and democracy, different contexts, including The Gambia and Kenya, are highlighted given the reach of Cambridge Analytica, a microtargeting firm, and the corresponding need to protect the personal data of citizens.

Members may RSVP here.


Monday, May 07, 2018 at 06:30 PM · 5 rsvps

May Book Club

Mark your calendars for YPFP NY's next book club meeting, which will take place on Monday, May 7 at 6:30 PM at the Housing Works Bookstore Cafe in SoHo. This month, we've selected Ronen Bergman's New York Times bestseller, "Rise and Kill First: The Secret History of Israel's Targeted Assassinations". "Rise and Kill First" is the first definitive history of the Mossad, Shin Bet, and the IDF’s targeted killing programs, hailed by The New York Times as “an exceptional work, a humane book about an incendiary subject.” YPFP's monthly book club is a great opportunity to informally meet and connect with an engaged group of fellow bookworms who enjoy reading everything from history to the latest in international affairs literature.