Young Professional Advisory Committee

Young Professionals Advisory Committee

The goal of Open World’s Young Professionals program is to host a significant number of delegations made up entirely of delegates below age 35, and encourage these delegates to network with each other and their American counterparts. The program is supported by its Young Professionals Advisory Committee (YPAC), composed of young American professionals with strong interest and experience in the region. YPAC members have supported the initiative in a number of ways, including recruiting delegates, making site visits during U.S. hostings, and briefing the Open World Board of Trustees on the program.

Carolyn Forstein
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer US LLP
New York, NY
Kaley Hanenkrat
Barnard College
New York, NY
Elena Kvochko
Cyber Security Strategies, Barclays
New York, NY
Ken Martinez, YPAC Chairman
Stanford-U.S. Russia Forum
Stanford, CA
Richard Portwood
Center for American-Russian Engagement of Emerging Leaders (CAREEL)
Washington, DC
Sam Stone
Sam Stone, Founding YPAC Chairman
Boston, MA
Catherine Trainor
Independent Consultant and Journalist
Oakland, CA