Alumni Circles


Our new Alumni Advisory Committee (AAC) is an opportunity for alumni to get involved and design our future together. The AAC will utilize alumni feedback, ideas and experience to shape alumni programs, messaging and outreach. The AAC will be made up of alumni from each delegation and various life stages. Committee members will serve for one year.

Member responsibilities:

  • Provide insights and ideas and work with staff to develop programs.
  • Connect with alumni and recruit new participants alongside the Regional Managers and Site Directors.
  • Represent Hands of Peace in conversations with media and donors.
  • Provide cultural and life-stage insights for marketing and communications.

The AAC will begin by outlining its vision for the upcoming year and then will work to carry it out. Committee members will be expected to spend about five hours a month (some months will be less) working on committee business.

Applicants who are interested and can commit to five hours per month should fill out this application by Friday, February 5 in order to be considered for the 2021 Committee.

Reach out to Maeve Plunkett at or +1 847-340-4093 on WhatsApp with any questions.


How can Hands of Peace support you in your ongoing journey as an agent of change? Talk to Executive Director Scott Rasmussen about it during the Alumni Conversation on the second Wednesday of each month at 8pm I/P, 1 pm EST, 12 pm CST, 10 am PST.  This monthly opportunity to talk with Scott is open to ALL alumni from all delegations. Scott will be able to answer your questions about 2021 alumni programming and discuss anything else you would like to talk about.

Sign up here for Alumni Circle and a Zoom link will be sent to you.


Hands of Peace has launched a closed LinkedIn group just for Hands of Peace alumni and staff. The group is a safe space for sharing internships, fellowships, job opportunities and other opportunities. To receive an invitation to the group, connect with Diana Kutlow on LinkedIn and keep an eye on your LinkedIn notifications to accept your invitation. If you aren’t on LinkedIn yet, we highly recommend creating a profile for the powerful career networking it offers.

Max Antman, an American alumnus, describes the importance of connecting on LinkedIn at the Alumni Panel during the U.S. Alumni Seminar, December 2020.


Hands of Peace has many opportunities for alumni to share your stories, practice your speaking skills, and represent Hands of Peace at events, for visiting delegations, and at the Spring Benefits. We also publish alumni stories on our website and in social media. Please fill out this form so we can connect with you about potential speaking and media opportunities, and learn more about what you are doing as an agent of change.