On March 3rd, the WNBA is going to be holding their Query Roulette event, and they’re looking for volunteers to help with the following activities:
- Helping with set-up
- Checking in participants
- Appointment “timekeeping” (letting participants know how much time they’ve left before switching to their next 10-minute appointment)
- Overall helping with any questions, information, hosting.
The Query Roulette is going to be a great night–nearly 30 writers have registered to seek one-on-one advice from 10 literary agents. We’re looking for a few member volunteers before and during the event. Would you like to help? This fundraiser is an ideal way to meet other members and get involved with the association.
This event will take place at the Association of American Publishers office (71 Fifth Ave @ 15th St.) from 6:30-8:45pm. Volunteers are needed between 5:45pm and 8:30pm. If you are interested for some or all of the time needed, please email me at email@example.com (Subject: QR Volunteer Help). Let me know what time you’d be available.
The WNBA-NYC chapter is happy to announce the appointment of our new NGO Youth Representative at the United Nations Department of Public Information for 2014-2015, Pace MS in Publishing Student, Caitlin Estelle Morrow. Please join us in welcoming her. Caitlyn will be joining fellow classmate, Dena Mekawi who has been serving as a NGO Youth Representative at the United Nations Department of Public Information since the fall of 2013.
I am so excited to have been given the opportunity to represent the WNBA on the world stage. I double majored in International Studies and English Literature in college and I never thought I would have the chance to use both degrees simultaneously…until now. I was an active member of Model United Nations and having access to the real UN is surreal. Through my briefings at the UN, I hope to increase my awareness of major global issues and effectively communicate these concerns back to the WNBA members.”
Caitlin Morrow recently graduated magna cum laude from Elmira College, receiving BA degrees in International Studies and English Literature. She is currently a graduate student at Pace University pursuing an M.S. in Publishing degree. Upon acceptance into the program, she received two merit based scholarships: the Graduate President’s Scholarship and American Media Inc. Scholarship.
She has extensive experience with Amnesty International, serving as treasurer of her college’s club. An active member of her college’s Model United Nations club, she participated in several conferences along the East Coast and Montreal. She also served as club secretary as a sophomore. During her junior year, Caitlin was selected to study abroad at Kansai Gaidai University in Japan. Here she was able to immerse herself in the Japanese culture, living with a host family and traveling on the weekends. On her trip to South Africa, she assisted a community garden in planting sustainable food for local families. She has also traveled to India, where she visited a boys’ orphanage to play and interact with the children.
Caitlin has been a summer intern for the Independent Publishers of New England, helping them increase membership by 20%, while performing editorial and marketing tasks for three publishing companies. She currently lives in Brooklyn.