Fulbright Network Joins Efforts with the National Capital Area Chapter (NCAC)

On February 28, 2019, Fulbright Network hosted a group of 50 current Fulbright students from 30 countries at the World Bank Headquarters, in partnership with the National Capital Area of the Fulbright Association. Angelica Silvero, Anna Frick, and Natalia Moustafina gave an overview of the organization. Their presentation was followed by a panel discussion moderated by Aleksandra Liaplina, Founder & President of the Fulbright Network:

  • Patrizia Cocca, Senior IT Business Solutions Officer, World Bank
  • Bernadette Poaty, Translation/Interpretation Unit, World Bank
  • Richard Colback, Senior Investments Officer, Soil and Water Platform Lead, Agricultural Water Specialist, Manufacturing, Agribusiness and Services, IFC
  • Sarah Kouhlani, Analyst, VP Development Economics and Chief Economist, Doing Business, World Bank
  • Lea Hakim, Program Manager, Debt Management Facility and Senior Economist, World Bank; Vice-Chair of the FN WBG-IMF
  • Sumithra Rajendra, Knowledge Management Officer, IFC
  • Kelly Sullivan, Communications Consultant, Community Connections, Global Engagement & Partnerships, World Bank
  • Madalina Papahagi, Program Coordinator, Subnational Doing Business, Development Economics, World Bank

We would like to thank Anne Joncheray for her contribution into co-organizing the event and David J. Smith, JD, MS for putting together an excellent overview.

This event was part of the Connecting Fulbrighters in International Development series. If you are interest in attending future career events, please sign-up here.

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