Embassy of the United Arab Emirates in Washington, DC

John Deere
Northrop Grumman

Morgan Stanley Diversity Council
Women In International Security (WIIS)
Alliance for Sustainable Development LLC (ASD)
Canadian American Business Council
Silverado Policy Accelerator, Inc.
United Nations Foundation
Economics Club

The Fletcher School | Tufts University
UNC Chapel Hill | Global Studies
UNC Chapel Hill | Peace, War, and Defense Program


Bank of America
: At Bank of America, we have a clear purpose to help make financial lives better through the power of every connection. We fulfill this purpose through our commitment to responsible growth, which includes a focus on environmental, social and governance leadership. Through our eight lines of business, Bank of America provides people, companies and institutional investors the financial products and services they need to help achieve their financial goals. Our broad range of services and global capabilities allow us to deliver comprehensive solutions that help clients succeed in today’s market and prepare for the future.

The Economic Club of Washington, DC: In 1986, the Economic Club of Washington was formed as a nonprofit corporation in recognition of the Washington area's increasing economic diversity and importance as a center of business activity, and because of Washington's unique and critical role in the national and world economies. The Club offers a forum in which prominent business and government leaders can express their views on the most important economic issues of the day and how those issues affect the city, the region, the nation, and the world. The Club also promotes a greater sense of community among business and civic leaders, government officials, and members of the diplomatic corps. economicclub.org

Jhpiego is an international non-profit health organization affiliated with Johns Hopkins University. For nearly 40 years, Jhpiego has empowered front-line health workers by designing and implementing effective, low-cost, hands-on solutions to strengthen the delivery of health care services for women and their families. By putting evidence-based health innovations into everyday practice, Jhpiego works to break down barriers to high-quality health care for the world's most vulnerable populations. jhpiego.org

SID-Washington is the largest and most active chapter of the Society for International Development (SID), a not-for-profit founded in 1957 and headquartered in Rome. SID is a global forum of individuals and institutions concerned with sustainable economic, social and political development. Today, SID has over 3,000 members in 125 countries and over 65 local chapters worldwide. It works with more than 100 associations, networks, and institutions involving parliamentarians, academics, students, political leaders, and development experts, both at local and international levels. This makes SID one of the very few organizations with a holistic, multi-disciplinary and multi-sectoral approach to development. SID Washington is the most active chapter worldwide and is known as the flagship of the organization. sidw.org

U.S. Chamber of Commerce is the world's largest business organization representing the interests of more than 3 million businesses of all sizes, sectors, and regions. The organization has one overarching mission--to strengthen the competitiveness of the U.S. economy. The International Division is a powerful advocate for international economic engagement. Our team of experts work with leaders in business and government to vigorously advance pro-business trade and investment policies. uschamber.com

United Nations Foundation was created in 1998 with entrepreneur and philanthropist Ted Turner's historic $1 billion gift to support UN causes and activities. The UN Foundation builds and implements public-private partnerships to address the world's most pressing problems, and broadens support for the UN through advocacy and public outreach. The UN Foundation strengthens and supports the UN and its causes through a blend of advocacy, grantmaking, and partnerships. Wherever possible, we align these core organizational assets behind the large-scale problems we address. unfoundation.org

Women In International Security (WIIS) is a global membership organization dedicated to advancing the leadership and professional development of women in the field of international peace and security. WIIS (pronounced “wise”) sponsors leadership training, mentoring, and networking programs, as well as substantive events, focused on current policy problems. WIIS also supports research projects and policy engagement initiatives on critical international security issues, including the nexus between gender and security. wiisglobal.org

Alliance for Sustainable Development LLC is a purpose-driven woman-owned small business committed to serving the underprivileged communities in Africa. Millions of people in Africa die from illnesses that could have been prevented. Conditions such as high blood pressure, diabetes, high cholesterol, Malaria, HIV, Hepatitis, and Cervical Cancer can be “silent killers”. Often, patients only discover that they have these conditions when it is too late to intervene. ASD’s innovative Health Birthday Gift is a minimum package of health screening and testing offered once a year free of charge to underserved populations by ASD’s generous global health and development partners. www.asdglobals.com

Canadian American Business Council is the leading non-profit, non-partisan, issues-oriented organization dedicated to fostering dialogue between the public and private sectors in the US and Canada. The Council helps policymakers, media and business figures navigate and define the exemplary relationship between the two nations. www.cabc.co

Silverado Policy Accelerator Inc. is a new addition to Washington's policy development ecosystem dedicated to forging a path to prosperity and global competitiveness for America and its allies. Unlike a conventional policy institute, we use a novel accelerator model that combines the expertise of a traditional think tank with the dynamism of a venture approach. The three stages of our accelerator model—Cultivating, Incubating, and Accelerating—are designed to transform fresh policy ideas into actionable policy initiatives, nurturing a new strategic and economic vision from the ground up. Silverado’s work is focused on three pillar areas: ecological and economic security (Eco2Sec), international trade and industrial security, and cybersecurity. www.silverado.org

UNC Chapel Hill | Global Studies Program: Global Studies offers students at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill a flexible, interdisciplinary curriculum that develops critical reasoning skills and a sophisticated understand of how global forces influence political, economic, and cultural change. Courses explore topics such as trade and economic development, migration and diasporas, human rights, social movement, and global health. In addition to these rich thematic course offerings, Carolina global studies majors also benefit from six superb area studies centers and excellent language offerings. globalstudies.unc.edu

UNC Chapel Hill | Peace, War, and Defense Program: Peace, War, and Defense (PWAD) majors at UNC Chapel Hill prepare to become the next generation of leaders by studying conflict, peacemaking, global security, and national defense. This unique interdisciplinary curriculum spans across time and national boundaries and encompasses science, technology, ethics, and policy. PWAD students at UNC, who also benefit from the six superb area studies centers (five of them National Resource Centers) and excellent language offerings, are positioned to excel in careers in national security agencies, NGOs, banks, and academia. pwad.unc.edu