Yale International Relations

 Association Alumni Network

About Us

From the moment you stepped into your first YIRA information session, you have been part of a community with a rich tradition of providing international relations and educational opportunities to all. That community continues here through the YIRA Alumni Network. Our alumni stretch across the globe engaging in research, peacekeeping, top-level private sector work, public service, and much more. The YIRA Alumni Network (YAN) aims to connect YIRA alumni, support alumni in reaching their goals, provide a platform for alumni to continue contributing to YIRA's mission, and mobilize the power of YIRA alumni to enrich the YIRA experience of current and future members.   

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Alumni across the globe

YIRA Alumni are spread across the globe engaged in a variety of exciting opportunities in their life at Yale. From Amman to Dakar and New York City to London, our Alumni are making an impact through research, foreign service, consulting, publishing, legal services, financial services, communications, marketing, energy, urban planning, fine arts, public sector work, technology start ups, education, and much more. Your YIRA network spreads as far as planes and dreams will take you. 

Opportunities to come together

YIRA Alumni Network events provide many opportunities each year for the YIRA network to come together and celebrate their shared history. The Alumni network also provides an opportunity for YIRA Alumni to connect with fellow YIRA members past and present to build and share their passions. Join now for access to Alumni forums, the Alumni Directory, reunion events, regional networking events, and virtual connectivity events.

Celebrate a shared history

YIRA members all make significant contributions during their time at YIRA. With the dedication and passion of YIRA members, the organization is always moving forward. Celebrate your shared history and stay in the loop about exciting new developments by receiving the Alumni Newsletter, contributing and browsing the YIRA History Pages, and participating in YIRA and YIRA Alumni Network mentorship programs. 

The Yale International Relations Association

The Yale International Relations Association (YIRA) is a non-profit undergraduate organization at Yale dedicated to promulgating global affairs-related activities and discussion throughout the world. As one of the largest student oraganizations on campus, YIRA brings together some of the brightest leaders on campus to host Model United Nations conferences, compete as MUN Delegates across the country, teach international relations in the local community, publish international studies reviews, research important world topics, and much more. Click here to learn more about YIRA. 

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