2020 Summer Institute in Global Leadership: Women in Leadership
UNAGB Summer Institutes bring together local and international students to discover global challenges and address them through Model United Nations programming. Students will learn to think critically about the problems facing our society, use negotiation tools, and form proposals that make solutions possible.
This week, we’ll explore many of the challenges women and girls face globally. Be prepared to learn different aspects of the topic, build skills in public speaking and negotiation, and put everything together in a full day Model UN simulation.
Note: This week is appropriate for students who are passionate about global issues and/or love Model UN. New-to-Model UN’ers will learn new skills in a supported environment and experienced Model UN’ers will learn new tips and tricks during the multiple no-prep practice simulations.
You’ll have a chance to:
– Meet students from all over the world passionate about global affairs
– Learn from guest speakers, including NGO leaders, diplomats, and local politicians
– Delve into current global issues
– Improve your public speaking and negotiation techniques
– Learn new Model UN strategies
– When: July 20-24, 2020 9:30am-3:00pm EST each day
– Who: Students entering grades 7-10
– Where: This program is virtual!
– Cost: $545 per student/week
– Questions: Contact us! Please call (617) 482-4587 or email [email protected]
– Refer a Friend! Refer a friend and receive a $50 refund! Your friend will let us know you referred them, and we will follow up with a $50 refund for you and a $50 discount for them.
– Cancellation Policy: Please see our updated cancellation policy here.
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Special Guest Speaker This Week:
Sasha Baker: Sasha Baker is a senior advisor to Senator Elizabeth Warren and served as Deputy Policy Director for Senator Warren’s 2020 presidential campaign, where she drafted positions on a range of topics, including national security, criminal justice, immigration, and climate policy. Previously, Sasha served in the Obama administration as Deputy Chief of Staff to Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter, whom she advised on acquisition and technology innovation and preparation of the Department of Defense budget. Sasha was a career budget analyst at the White House Office of Management and Budget, joining as a Presidential Management Fellow and serving in the Homeland Security and National Security divisions and later as Special Assistant to the OMB Director. While at OMB, Sasha completed a detail to the Joint Staff as a Special Assistant to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, with a focus on the defense budget. After time in the private sector, Sasha began her public service career at the House Armed Services Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee, where she supported bipartisan congressional reviews on a variety of national security topics. Sasha holds a B.A. from Dartmouth College and a Master in Public Policy from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, where she was an International and Global Affairs Fellow at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs. She is a Term Member of the Council on Foreign Relations, and a recipient of the Department of Defense Distinguished Public Service Medal.