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 inquires about YPC membership, please contact Amanda Carr, Assistant Director of Strategic Partnerships at

New York

Chair, Courtney Mehrotra, Credit Suisse
Secretary, Dimitry Zagarsky, Capital One
Ashely Bedell, Modern Luxury
Ifeanyi Ekweremuba,* New York Life Insurance
Jacqueline Fancher, Lazard Frères & Co
Henry Kline, Lazard Frères & Co
Aisulu Masylkanova, Morrison & Foerster LLP
Monika Maxouris, PwC
Paul Olivieri, Prime Finance Partners
Nigel H. Lewis, Goldman Sachs Group
Kelsey Page, Morgan Stanley
Jennifer Park, H.I.G. Capital
Lucas Pulliza, Marakon
Lisa Rinaldi, Deloitte
Dijja Tamen, Department for International Trade
Lauren Tom, Athleta
Dionne Toussaint, Douglas Elliman
Kelsey Young, Morgan Stanley
Stephanie Wehrung, Google
Jean Zhang, Macquarie Group
* Global Kids Program Alum

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