Conference Services Coordinator, Pocantico Center
Jasena Sareil is conference services coordinator at the Pocantico Center of the Rockefeller Brothers Fund. Jasena assists the director of conferences to coordinate conferences, residencies, workshops, seminars, and other special events at The Pocantico Center.
With a strong interest in issues of sustainability and environmental protection, Jasena volunteers at the Irvington Green Policy Task Force where she cochairs the Communications and Irvington Schools Support subcommittees. She also serves as a cochair of the PTSA International Culture Committee, which creates and coordinates events and programs that celebrate cultural heritage, ethnic diversity and natural beauty from around the world. Previously, Jasena managed a small foreign language school for children. From 2005 to 2013, she worked at the United Nations, where she interacted with culturally and professionally diverse teams and helped in various functions including event management, recruitment, budgeting, and financial reporting. Prior to that, she was a manager of the Harvard Club of Prague and served as a key contact for Harvard University alumni residing in the Czech Republic.
Jasena earned a Master of Arts in American Studies and a Bachelor of Arts in International Territorial Studies from Charles University in Prague.