On January 30th, the foundation hosted a New Year Networking event to kick off our tenth anniversary year. Intended as a cross-fellowship and multi-organization career networking event, it provided attendees with an opportunity to expand and enhance their professional networks and foster contacts and camaraderie to catalyze the sharing of resources, events and job information, to facilitate collaboration, and build a network of public service leaders across the dynamic range of public policy and government fellowships in our region.
Over 300 people came, representing dozens of fellowships, including:
AAAS S&T Policy Fellowships
American Political Science Association Congressional Fellowships
APSIA – Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs
Boren Fellowships
Conference on Asian Pacific American Leadership
Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Fellowships and Leadership Institute
Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Public Policy Fellowship Program
Coro Fellowship in Public Affairs
Council on Foreign Relations Fellowships
DACOR Fellowships
Frederick Bastiat Public Policy Fellowships
Fulbright Public Policy Fellowships
FUSE Corps
National Academies Christine Mirzayan Science & Technology Policy Graduate Fellowship Program
National Academy of Public Administration
NASPAA-Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration
NNSA Graduate Fellowships
NOAA John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship Program
Partnership for Public Service Leadership Alumni Network
Thomas R. Pickering Graduate Fellowship Program
Presidential Innovation Fellows
Presidential Management Fellowships
ProFellow International Fellowship Network
Public Leadership Education Network
Public Policy & International Affairs Program
Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Fellowships
Robertson Foundation for Government Fellowships
Harold W. Rosenthal Fellowship in International Relations
Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship
National Defense Industrial Association Fellowships
Secretary’s Honors Program at Department of Homeland Security
Senior Executives Association
Society for International Development-Washington
TechCongress Fellowships
Truman Scholarships
United Nations Association of the U.S., DC Chapter
U.S. Digital Service
White House Fellowships
Wilson Foreign Policy Fellowship Program
Women’s Congressional Policy Fellowships
Women’s Foreign Policy Group
Women in Defense
Young Government Leaders
Young Professionals in Foreign Policy
Future networking gatherings will focus on specific themes to afford more targeted networking.