Washington Events

Monday, September 26, 2016 at 02:30 PM

Ready for Grad School? - World Grad School Tour


The world’s leading specialized Masters and PhD Fair in Washington DC – September 26th!

Whether you’re ready to fast-track your career with a Masters or PhD or simply curious about what programs and opportunities are available, be sure to attend the QS World Grad School Tour returning to DC on September 26th.

This event brings together the world’s top grad schools and gives you the opportunity to meet face-to-face with admissions directors, learn about the best graduate programs in the world, apply for exclusive scholarships, and attend complimentary info sessions from the experts.

Plus, as an YPFP DC members, you’ll get in for FREE (a savings of $15) by registering online at http://goo.gl/YF2cdN and remembering to quote “YPFP DC” at the door.

From expanding your network to increasing your lifetime earnings, Grad School can be a major game changer for your career. So don’t miss out, register now http://goo.gl/YF2cdN and come along to find out everything you need to know about Grad School!

Attending schools: George Washington University, American University – Kogod, Fordham Gabelli School of Business, New York University CUSP, Georgia State University - J. Mack Robinson, Hult, The London School of Economics and Political Science, University of College London, University of Edinburgh Business School, HEC school of management - Paris, Bocconi University, IE and many more!

Check the QS World Grad School Tour DC page at http://goo.gl/YF2cdN for the complete list of attending grad schools, complimentary seminars and event agenda.

Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at 06:30 PM
Pyrexa in Washington, DC

Call To Action: The State Department and the U.S. Diplomacy Center Information Session

The Department of State wants to hear from YOU!


The Department of State is seeking assistance in the outreach efforts of its United States Diplomacy Center, a foreign affairs-focused museum and education center scheduled to open in 2018. The Department would like to hear from young professionals through several one-hour informal information sessions. These sessions will seek the perspectives of young professionals like you!

Food and beverage will be served. Space is limited.

So come grab a drink and share your feedback with the United States’ first center dedicated to telling the story of American diplomacy!

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at 04:30 PM

QS World MBA Tour Washington DC


The world’s leading business schools are in Washington DC to meet with you on Wednesday, September 28th. This is your chance to meet with the most prestigious MBA programs in the world such as Cornell Univ. – Johnson, GWU, Boston Univ. – Questrom, Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison, College of William and Mary – Mason, Emory University – Goizueta, Fordham Gabelli, Northeastern University - D'Amore-McKim, SMU Cox, Pepperdine University – Graziadio, Washington Univ. – Olin, Cambridge Univ. Judge, London Business School, IE and many more.

On this day the members of the YPFP DC members can directly speak with the admissions directors, can apply for $1.7M MBA scholarships, attend a free GMAT seminar by GMAC and can network with Ivy League MBA alumni from Harvard, Wharton and Dartmouth.

RSVP for a link to your free registration (members only).

Monday, October 17, 2016 at 06:30 PM
TBC in Washington, DC

New Member Orientation

YPFP will be welcoming all new members added to the Washington, D.C. branch at our New Member Orientation (NMO)!

Come meet fellow new members and learn how to make the most out of your YPFP membership!

At NMO you will learn more about YPFP's mission and global reach. You will also hear from current members about how you can get involved in:


Saturday, October 22, 2016 at 08:00 PM
City Tavern Club in Washington, DC

Affairs of State 2016


Join us at the City Tavern Club for the 9th Annual Affairs of State Gala & Fundraiser where DC's nextgen foreign policy leaders will converge for an evening of celebration, music, cocktails, and a silent auction of the best experiences our nation's capital has to offer.


Proceeds from the event will support Young Professionals in Foreign Policy, the premier global organization that turns aspiring young professionals into innovative, inspiring, and impactful leaders.

This year's gala will include free flowing drinks, silent auction, dancing and more!

Tickets are on sale now!

Get them early before prices go up!

Advanced: $89 (until September 30)
Regular: $99 (until October 21)
At the Door: $125


Host Committee


Torrey Shallcross     Anastasia Dellaccio


Carmiel Arbit
Carl Bedell
Brett Bruen
Jake Cusack
Kathryn Floyd
Sarah Heck
Elizabeth Heng
Sarah Hillware
Fran Holuba

Rachael Lammers
Joshua Marcuse
Lindsey Mask
Adam McKay
Eve Edmonds
Brendan O'Donoghue
Katherine Oyama
Sarah Platts

Andrew Rothgaber
Jean Schindler
Jana Sedlakova
Mark Vlasic
Joshua Walker
Katherine Wynne
Natasha McKay
Tahera Zamanzada

Monday, November 14, 2016 at 06:30 PM
TBC in Washington, DC

Call for Staff

Looking to become a better leader, hone your interpersonal skills and work with some of DC's best and brightest young professionals?

Here's your chance! Join us at our Call for Staff to learn about opportunities to volunteer on the staff of YPFP.

As an all volunteer-run international nonprofit, we have opportunities to build skills in programs, communications, business development, membership, strategy, and operations--the sky is the limit on what you can learn by joining our vibrant community of young professionals passionate about foreign affairs.

At our Call for Staff, you will have the opportunity to meet with current YPFP volunteers to learn about their work and what it means to be on YPFP staff.  We look forward to meeting you there!

Check out our current volunteer openings, here