Event Communications Associate

Elena Salzmann joined the National Committee in 2022 as the event communications coordinator. Prior to joining the National Committee, Ms. Salzmann completed Columbia University’s five-year dual degree program in East Asian studies. She earned her B.A. from Barnard College and her M.A. from Columbia University.

Ms. Salzmann studied Chinese at Columbia University for five years and attended Middlebury College’s Chinese School in 2019. During her academic career, she worked on The Columbia Journal of Asia and volunteered at the Columbia Peer Health Exchange. She also taught math and English to Morningside Heights middle schoolers as part of both Columbia Community Outreach and Breakthrough New York. In her spare time, Elena enjoys sharing bagels with friends, cooking, and hiking.

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