United Nations Association

Chicago Chapter

Join us December 9th

UNA-Chicago has partnered with Barry's Bootcamp to offer an intense workout for a great cause! 100% of the proceeds from this event will be donated to Adopt-A-Future.


We will be accepting applications from 10/24-11/24 for the following positions:

Secretary (Director, Executive),
Treasurer (Director, Executive) 
GenUN (Director), 
Social Media (Chair) and 
Young Professionals (Chair). 

To submit an application, please submit a resume and statement of intent to Magi at mzlatkova@unachicago.org. In order to be considered a candidate, an informational interview must also be scheduled with Magi before Nov 24.  Voting will take place between Nov. 24th- Dec. 10th. 

For more details on the open positions click the image above.

U.S. Department of State Fellowship

The U.S. Embassy Professional Fellowship Program engages participants through a structured curriculum and to expose fellows to diplomacy through monthly digital engagements with U.S. diplomats at a U.S. Embassy abroad. The State Department representatives participating in the program will be able to share perspective on strategic goals they carry out on behalf of the U.S. Government.

For this cohort, we will be selecting 20 fellows to engage in a six-month program from January 2019 to June 2019. Candidates must have active UNA memberships and must be willing to dedicate at least 12 hours per month towards the program.

UNA-Chicago will begin accepting applications through November 24, 2018 at 11:59 PM CST. Fellows will be notified of their acceptance in December 2018

To apply, please complete the application and submit your resume using the following link: bit.ly/usfellow or by clicking the image above.

If you have any questions, please contact Jenny Shin at jshin@unachicago.org.

Who We Are


The United Nations Association of Chicago (UNA-Chicago) aims to educate local citizens on the vital work of the United Nations and advocate on its behalf.


To be the number one resource for UN-related efforts in Illinois and the Midwest and to set an example for other UNA-USA chapters in the US.

UNA-Chicago is part of the United Nations Association-USA (UNA-USA), a membership organization dedicated to informing, inspiring, and mobilizing the American people to support the ideals and vital work of the United Nations.

Board of Directors

Farah Eck


Magi Zlatkova

Vice President

Anastasia Herasimovich


Rachel Anderson



Ben Gould

Advocacy Director

Bryce Wied

GenUN Director

Jennifer Shin

Education Director

Catherine Niehaus

Membership Director


Rachel Buonafede

Communications Director


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