Meet Vinnie Santoro, 2017 Mary R. Smith Awardee / MIFF Winners Talk Film, Art, and More | September 2017
GLOBAL NEWSLETTER September 2017
This month, we are featuring Vinnie Santoro, former Vice President and economist of JP Morgan and Co. and recipient of the 2017 Mary R. Smith Award. You’re invited to join us on October 10 for the WYA Dinner.
2017 Manhattan International Film Festival (MIFF) winners Anya Zulueta from the Philippines and Álvaro Hernández from Spain talk about their winning films and invites young filmmakers to submit their entries to the 2018 MIFF. Submit your short films online through this link on or before before September 30.
Read on and become part of our efforts in defending and empowering the dignity of every human person.
WYA Presents the Mary R. Smith Award to Vinnie Santoro
WYA is proud to have Vincenzina “Vinnie” Santoro as this year’s Mary R. Smith Awardee. Vinnie began her career as an international economist with the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and then worked as a Vice President and economist of JP Morgan and Co. for 27 years before stepping down.
The Human Being Thru Changing Lens: MIFF Winners Talk Film, Art, and More
Earlier this year, World Youth Alliance awarded the winners of the 5th Manhattan International Film Festival (MIFF) in New York City. As an annual cultural initiative, the MIFF seeks to recognize young directors, under 31 years old, who show great potential in creating films that explore the human condition.
The World Youth Alliance Internship Program provides opportunities for young people who are inspired by the ideas and work of the World Youth Alliance (WYA) to gain professional skills working on WYA’s projects and a substantive learning experience on WYA’s core ideas.
The World Youth Alliance is a global coalition of young people committed to promoting the dignity of the person in policy and culture. WYA embraces members from over 160 countries. To join us, click here.