Angélica Ocampo

Angélica Ocampo joined the World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh in November 2015 as President and Chief Executive Officer. Prior to coming to the Council, Ocampo served as Executive Director of Worldfund, a New York-based organization that supports teacher development in Mexico and Brazil. Born and raised in Argentina, Ocampo earned a B.A. in Political Science … Read More

Isaac Cason

Education Program Coordinator

Isaac Cason joined the World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh in September 2016 and works as an Education Program Coordinator. In this role, Isaac works directly with high school students participating in the Global Leadership Certificate program. This program is ultimately designed to increase students’ knowledge of global affairs while honing their leadership skills. Isaac is … Read More

Evan Keir

Evan Keir joined the World Affairs Council in May of 2017 as a summer intern. Evan is a graduate of Otterbein University in Westerville, OH where he earned his B.A. in psychology and sociology.  After working in behavioral health, Evan began working towards a Master’s of Public and International Affairs at the University of Pittsburgh … Read More

Nayab Khan

  Nayab Khan joined the Council in November 2015. She has more than five years of development and fundraising experience. Nayab graduated from Western Washington University with a B.A. in English Literature. In 2014 Nayab received her M.A. in Public Administration from Seattle University. Prior to joining the Council, Nayab worked as the Development Coordinator … Read More

Kathleen Newell

Education Program Manager

  Kathleen Newell joined the World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh in April 2017 as the Education Program Manager. Kathleen is a graduate of Bloomsburg University, receiving a B.A. in Criminal Justice with a career concentration in Family, Children, and Youth. Prior to joining the Council, Kathleen served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in South Africa, … Read More

Amber Makokele

  Amber Makokele joined the Council in April 2016 and serves as the Finance Manager.  Amber graduated from Clarion University of Pennsylvania in 2011 with a B.A. in Corporate Finance, Personal Financial Planning and Real Estate and is currently working to complete her Master of Business Administration degree at Waynesburg University.  Amber spent the first … Read More

Joe Poskin

  Joe Poskin manages day-to-day operations for the World Affairs Council. Before joining the team, he provided administrative and logistical support at Mentoring USA, an international nonprofit based in New York City that creates supportive mentorships for children and young adults. Most recently, Joe taught English at a university in Bangkok. While living there, he … Read More

Annie Prucey

Vice President for Global Education

  Annie Miyako Prucey serves as the Vice President for Global Education at the World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh where she oversees innovative, internationally-focused programming efforts for Western Pennsylvania students and educators. Annie has more than twenty years of experience in international education, cross-cultural training, and nonprofit management. She joined the Council team in 1998 and has … Read More

Erica Tony

Communications Associate

Erica Tony joined the Council as Communications Associate in April 2017, coming to the organization with five years of marketing and communications experience. Prior to joining the Council, Erica worked as the Marketing and Communications Manager for The Children’s Institute of Pittsburgh. Previously, Erica served as a Teach for America Corps Member teaching under-served students … Read More