MPP Alumna Attends Spring Meetings of World Bank, IMF
May 31, 2019 | By Piali Roy |
Shannon Hazlett (class of 2018) was one of six delegates from the Young Diplomats of Canada who attended the Washington meetings.
When Master of Public Policy (MPP) alumna Shannon Hazlett (class of 2018) heard about the 2019 Spring Meetings of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in Washington D.C., she knew she had to attend. An associate focusing on political risk assessment, corporate financial communications and government relations at Longview Communications and Public Affairs in Calgary, Hazlett wanted to develop her knowledge within her field. An open call for potential delegates from the Young Diplomats of Canada was the answer.
“My work and understanding of the financial sector inspired me to apply to the Spring Meetings,” she says. “Additionally, I wanted to better my knowledge on how financial markets impact the greater global economy.”
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