Young Professionals Committee

The Young Professionals Committee (YPC) is a group of select professionals ages 21 to 40 who promote and support the mission of Global Kids. YPC Members are an extension of the Global Kids family who, in addition to providing guidance and mentoring opportunities to GK Leaders, raise awareness about GK and mobilize resources in support of its work.

For more information on volunteering or further inquiries about YPC membership, please contact Erin Mitchell, Development Coordinator at

New York

ChairMonika Maxouris, PwC
Co-Chair, Kelsey Young, Morgan Stanley
Secretary, Isabelle WechslerAvista Capital
Ashely BedellModern Luxury
Ifeanyi Ekweremuba,* New York Life Insurance
Jacqueline Fancher, L Catterton 
Henry Kline, Lazard Frères & Co
Aisulu Masylkanova, Morrison & Foerster LLP
Courtney Mehrotra, Stellex Capital
Paul Olivieri, Prime Finance Partners
Nigel H. Lewis, Goldman Sachs Group
Kelsey PageMorgan Stanley
Jennifer ParkMorgan Stanley
Lucas PullizaBCG 
Lisa RinaldiDeloitte
Dijja TamenDepartment for International Trade
Lauren TomAthleta
Stephanie Wehrung, Google
Amanda Yellen, Barclays 
Dimitry Zagarsky, Capital One
Jean Zhang, Macquarie Group

Washington, DC

Co-Chair, Kristen Shannon, Irex
Co-Chair, Miguel Undurraga, PricewaterhouseCoopers
Bobby Adelson, Jr., U.S. Department of State
Christian Caudill, U.S. Department of State
Megan Daley, Council on Foreign Relations
Julie DeSoto, World Vision, Inc.
BJ McDuffie, U.S. Department of State
Phoenix Ricks, PepsiCo
Roger Sanchez, Mayor’s Office on Nightlife and Culture
Olga Tunga, U.S. Department of State

For more information on the Global Kids-DC YPC, please contact Wida Amir, Director of Global Kids-DC at