Global Young Professionals

Network with International Open-minded Professionals in Greater Houston

Our purpose is to engage with early career professionals, aged 24 to 40, in peer-driven learning and dialogue on leading international affairs issues. An excellent networking opportunity, our events are informal yet informative, emphasizing discussion, dialogue, and lively interaction between early career professionals, students and expats.

Join us to meet fellow professionals who are passionate about world affairs, development, business opportunities, and community engagement.

Be part!

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DEVELOP international contacts in and around the Greater Houston area.

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CONNECT with like-minded peers in our international city. 

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ACCESS globally-focused volunteer opportunities, guest speakers and more. 

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RECEIVE discounted pricing on World Affairs Council events.

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Upcoming Events

Click below to see a full list of Global Young Professional events!

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Volunteer Opportunities

IEDA Relief

IEDA Relief is an international nonprofit organization that works to establish a stable environment and implements sustainable solutions that help people in need to become self-sufficient.

Opportunities

Bookkeeper – The Bookkeeper will oversee the IEDA Relief’s financial data and compliance by maintaining accurate books on accounts payable and receivable, payroll, and daily financial entries and reconciliations. Click here to learn more about this volunteer position.

Fundraiser – Fundraisers are responsible to organize activities to raise funds or otherwise solicit and gather monetary donations or other gifts for the agency. Click here to learn more about this volunteer position.

Grant Writer – The grant writer is responsible for researching and writing proposals and reports, gathering documentation to fulfill the necessary requirements of various funding bodies to formally seek funding on behalf of the agency. Click here to learn more about this volunteer position.

Grants Manager – The Grants Manager oversees the development of grant proposals to foundations, corporations and government agencies. Click here to learn more about this volunteer position.

Marketing Assistant – The Marketing Assistant is charged with the responsibility of ensuring that charitable contributions are being properly collected and utilized for the those in need. They are skilled in organizational charitable functions and possess strong fundraising skills. Click here to learn more about this volunteer position.

Programs Manager – The Program Manager manages a team that coordinates programs for a non-profit organization, designing programs that align with the organization’s mission and support the organization’s goals. Click here to learn more about this volunteer position.

Social Media Coordinator – The Social Media Coordinator will create and maintain a strong online presence for IEDA Relief,  implementing online marketing strategies through various social media accounts. Click here to learn more about this volunteer position.

Volunteer Coordinator – Volunteer coordinators are responsible for recruiting and managing groups of volunteers, as well as individual members of a volunteer organization. They must have strong communication skills, since they must work with many different kinds of people. Click here to learn more about this volunteer position.

Web Designer – A web designer/developer is responsible for the design, layout and coding of a website. They are involved with the technical and graphical aspects of a website—how the site works and how it looks. Click here to learn more about this volunteer position.

 

Professional Development Opportunities

 

We hope you find our community to be meaningful and empowering.

Here are some professional development resources we recommend to further your career in our global city.

Reach Out!

Phone

713-522-7811

Jahan Jafarpour

Membership Manager

VIRIDIANA OTAMENDI

Programs Coordinator