Recent Young Professionals Events
Burundi's President Pierre Nkurunziza won a disputed election last month winning a controversial third term, while neighboring Rwanda decides whether to alter the constitution to allow President Kagame to seek a third term. Join the Young Professionals this week for discussion.
Join our YPs for a viewing of WOMEN WITHOUT MEN, artist Shirin Neshat's 2010 independent film adaptation of Shahrnush Parsipur's magic realist novel, followed by discussion. Shot in stunning black-and-white, the film chronicles the intertwining lives of four women in Iran during the summer of 1953.
Join the Young Professionals for this special Face-to-Face conversation with Jennifer Hatton. Jennifer works for African Road, an NGO that supports communities in Rwanda. Prior to her current role, Jennifer served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Rwanda in the Education program.
Following a significant slowing of economic growth, and undemocratic reforms and police activity, Turkey's leadership is looking tenuous. What are Turkey's long-term goals for the region? Join the Young Professionals this week for discussion.