About Washington, DC

Founded in 2004, Washington is the home of YPFP’s Board of Directors, Executive Leadership, and Global Senior Leadership. What began as a small discussion group of friends is now an organization of 20,000 members located in 80 different countries.

DC Offerings

Engaging Events 

Charged Affairs, online journal

Discussion Groups

Fellowship Program

Youth Summits

DC programming has included hosting cabinet secretary Chuck Hagel, senior White House officials Susan Rice and Denis McDonough, four-star military officers Adm. Mike Mullen and Gen. Jim Mattis, senior U.S. State officials Anne Richard and Tom Melia, and thought leaders such as Bob Woodward and Ian Bremmer.

To partner with YPFP, please email info@ypfp.org.

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Discussion Groups

Peer-led communities that offer members an opportunity to gain in depth knowledge of a particular region or subject.

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Fellowship Program

Intensive eight-month fellowship designed to develop expertise by writing regular articles.

Charged Affairs
Charged Affairs

YPFP’s online journal is a compilation of perspectives by rising leaders in foreign policy.

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Y7 & Y20 Summits

YPFP selects the American youth delegates to attend the annual Y7 and Y20 summits, affinity youth summits of the G7 and G20 conferences.

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2019 Affairs of State Gala & Fundraiser

We celebrated 15 years of YPFP at our annual Affairs of State Gala & Fundraiser in downtown Washington, DC.


Latest News from YPFP DC

DC Team

YPFP-DC is comprised of a robust team of volunteer staff who work together to manage the organization’s global operations, build meaningful partnerships, and engage the international affairs community in Washington and throughout the world.

Aubrey Cox Ottenstein

Global Executive Director

Tyler L. Cundiff

Chief of Staff

Andre Ball

Senior Director, Finance

Colleen Moore

Senior Director, Programs