Ourania S. Yancopoulos

Carnegie Council 2016 Annual Student Research Conference Winner

Ourania S. Yancopoulos was the winner of Carnegie Council's 2016 Annual Student Research Conference. She was a United Nations intern in 2015 and is graduating with a BA in Political Science and Statistics from Columbia College at Columbia University in May 2016.

Featured Work

United Nations headquarters in New York City. CREDIT: <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/mononoke/225965762">Ashitaka San</a> <a href="https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/2.0/">(CC)</a>

JUN 1, 2016 Podcast

An Evaluation of Gender Balance in the Leadership of the UN Secretariat

"We see the UN come out time and time again for a need for gender parity, not only within its organization, but at the state ...

Ourania Sophia Yancopoulos. CREDIT: Amanda Ghanooni

MAY 16, 2016 Article

Gender Imbalance in the UN Leadership

"Despite the UN's repeated commitment to 50/50 gender parity, the UN has never been even close to this goal," writes Ourania Yancopoulos in this follow-up interview ...