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Celebrating 15 Years of YPFP

On October 19, 2019 YPFP hosted its annual Affairs of State gala at Sidney Harman Hall in downtown Washington, DC, celebrating 15 years of impact.

Affairs of State is the premier event for young professionals (and those young at heart!). 

Check out our video to see the fun times we had!

2019 Affairs of State Sponsors

 

Global Leadership Sponsor
Embassy of the United Arab Emirates

Global Leadership Sponsor
Beacon Global Strategies

Global Champion Sponsor
International Churchill Society

 

Global Impact Sponsor
NSHSS

 

Supporter
Abita

Supporter
Tito's Handmade Vodka

 

Supporter
Schneider's of Capitol Hill

Supporter
#NatSecGirlSquad

2019 Affairs of State Host Committee

This year’s gala is led by a dynamic and motivated team of accomplished foreign policy professionals.


2019 Gala Co-Chairs

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RACHAEL LAMMERS

Senior Principal/Chief of Staff, McChrystal Group

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BRYAN MABRY

Founder/Managing Director, Vehementia, LLC

2019 Global Leadership Award

Our Global Leadership Award honors an individual who demonstrates the kind of leadership demanded by the challenges of the 21st century: innovative, agile, collaborative, and ethical. By recognizing them, we seek to amplify their accomplishments and inspire others to follow their examples, across national, cultural, or ideological borders. We are pleased to announce this year's Global Leadership Award winner:

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LAURA KUPE
Counsel
Committee on Homeland Security
U.S. House of Representatives

And congratulations to our 2019 Award Finalists!

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TONI CROSS
MA Candidate in Security Studies
Walsh School of Foreign Service
Georgetown University
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CAROLINE BAXTER
Senior Policy Analyst
RAND Corporation
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ELIZABETH BODINE-BARON
Senior Information Scientist
RAND Corporation
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PAOLA SALAS PAREDES
Outreach Specialist
Union of Concerned Scientists

View pictures from 2019 Affairs of State Gala!