Season 1,

Episode 8: Yasmin Faruki

October 19, 2017

Former CNAS Executive Intern Yasmin Faruki shares her thoughts on beginning a career in national security as a woman of color and the importance of seeking out challenges.

Yasmin Faruki was the Joseph S. Nye, Jr. Executive Intern at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS). At CNAS, she assisted the Executives with daily scheduling, research preparation for events, and planning for the Next Generation National Security Leaders Program. Prior to joining CNAS, Yasmin interned at the U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee, Deloitte, the Institute for the Study of War, and the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU’s School of Law.

“The ability to articulate an idea and carry yourself in a room that tends to be male dominated, even at a junior level, is very important.”

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