Meet 2016 CCNY NGO Youth Reps to the UN
Anne Joost is a senior at the City College of New York. She is majoring in International Studies and History. Originally from Germany, she came to New York in 2009 with Action Reconciliation Service for Peace. She was part of the Colin Powell Partners for Change Fellowship and had the privilege of putting together a report on unaccompanied minors crossing from the northern triangle states. She just completed her internship at the Mayor’s Office of Recovery and Resiliency. She has a particular interest in renewable energy sources. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, hiking, reading, and playing volleyball.
Anasimon Takla is a senior at the City College of New York. She is majoring in Political Science and International Studies, with a concentration in International Relations. Originally from Egypt, she moved to New York in 2008. The International Baccalaureate program at her high school nurtured in her a special passion for global awareness. She represented the delegation of Uruguay as a member of the Commission on Population and Development at the National Model United Nations Conference (NMUN) in 2015. In 2016, she was the UNICEF committee advisor for the delegation of Ghana during the NMUN Conference. The students coached by Anasimon received “Outstanding Delegates in Committee” award. Anasimon is the founder of the Model United Nations club and the Egyptian Culture club at CCNY. In her free time, she enjoys engaging in political discussions and spending time with her friends.
Fnu Duojizhandou is a senior at the City College of New York. He is majoring in Business and International Studies, with a concentration in Development. Originally from Tibet, he moved to New York in 2011. He has always been passionate about bringing cultures together and forming a community where everyone has the shared values of believing in one humanity. He was the Youth Representative of Tibetan college students in North America while attending an international conference in Taiwan. He interned at the Department of Information and International Relations for the Tibetan Administration in India. In one of his volunteer activities, Duojizhandou organized a dialogue between The Dalai Lama and 80 Chinese students from various colleges in New York. In his free time, he enjoys traveling and learning about new cultures.