Co-curricular Opportunities

Sample Spring Semester 2017 Events

  • Presentation: Anti-corruption Strategies at the World Bank & UN Office on Drugs and Crime, with Alex Habershon (Program Coordinator for the World Bank’s Integrity Vice Presidency) and Elsa Gopala-Krishnan (Financial Sector Specialist at the Stolen Asset Recovery Initiative).
  • Presentation: Effective Political Leadership, with Melody C. Barnes (former Chair of the NYU Leadership Initiative Advisory Council and Senior Fellow at NYU Wagner, as well as former Assistant to President Barack Obama and Director of the White House Domestic Policy Council).
  • Attend a multi-media performance at the Kennedy Center, SHIFT: A Festival of American Orchestras.
  • Alumni Mentorship receptions 
  • Breakfast with Congressional Staffers, and White House/Executive Branch Staffers
  • Attend the Weissberg Forum on Criminal Justice Reform
  • Tours of the National Museum of African American History & Culture, the Holocaust Museum, and the Food Exhibit at the Smithsonian 
  • Panel discussions on “New Terrorism Threats and Counterterrorism Strategies", and “Understanding the Fight Against Human Trafficking”
  • Volunteer at Martha's Table serving to bring quality education programs, healthy food, and family supports to neighborhoods in the city of Washington.
  • Workshops on Foreign Policy, Intercultural Communication, and Ethical Leadership