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#GivingTuesday 2016

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By: Stephanie Blochinger #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving.  Driven by the power of social media, #GivingTuesday began 5 years ago in response to the consumerism of Black Friday and the holiday season. To get in the giving spirit, we asked yPIE board members which charities they support: Children International: Children International aims to […]

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Education in Conflict and Refugee Education

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By: Stephanie Blochinger Consider these statistics: There are over 65 million people globally that are internally displaced, seeking asylum or are classified as refugees according to a UNHCR report. 54% of of refugees come from three countries – Somalia, Afghanistan and and Syria. 1 in 11 children worldwide are out of school. The number of […]

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Join the yPIE Board: Applications Open Now

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By: Katie O’Connell Are you looking for opportunities to further expand your leadership skills? Do you have ideas for how to better connect young professionals around DC? Do you enjoy planning events or managing social media tools? If you’ve answered yes, now is the time to get more involved in the local international education community […]

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Crafting Your Professional Persona

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At the professional development event, “Crafting Your Professional Persona,” yPIE board members and volunteers led roundtable discussions on the following topics: Digital Brand and Identity Management: What platforms to target, how to manage, and best practices. Practical Guidance on How to Network: How to join and exit conversations, appropriate happy hour behavior, and business card […]

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Three New Young Professionals Join Your yPIE Board

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yPIE: Young Professionals in International Education in DC is pleased to announce your 2015-16 Board of Directors. Three new and talented young professionals are joining us to serve our more than 500 members in the Washington, DC metro area. The Board is responsible for the strategic direction of yPIE and implementing our mission to connect, […]