Tarik Carney ’02

Tarik Carney has spent the last decade working for the United Nations with a particular focus on peace and security initiatives in Central and East Africa. Primarily serving under the UN’s Departments of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO) and Political Affairs (DPA), Tarik has held a number of positions, working as a Civil Affairs Officer in the Central African Republic, a Child Protection Officer in Uganda, and as a member of a peacekeeping evaluation team based in the UNHQ in New York. Currently, Tarik is serving as an Information Analyst in Somalia where his team acts as the focal point for research and analysis on extremist groups operating within the country.

Tarik graduated from the Waldorf School of Garden City in 2002 and went on to major in Philosophy and Japanese at New York University and Jochi Daigaku (Tokyo, Japan) during his undergraduate education. Later, he obtained Masters degrees from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) as well as Sciences Po (Institut d’études politiques de Paris) in Paris, France. Tarik’s older sister, Ayanna Wayner, also graduated from the Waldorf School of Garden City in 1994.

Tarik Carney ’02

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Tarik Carney ’02

2018 Symposium PanelistAlumni

Tarik Carney has spent the last decade working for the United Nations with a particular focus on peace and security initiatives in Central and East Africa. Primarily serving under the UN’s Departments of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO) and Political Affairs (DPA), Tarik has held a number of positions, working as a Civil Affairs Officer in the Central African Republic, a Child Protection Officer in Uganda, and as a member of a peacekeeping evaluation team based in the UNHQ in New York. Currently, Tarik is serving as an Information Analyst in Somalia where his team acts as the focal point for research and analysis on extremist groups operating within the country.

Tarik graduated from the Waldorf School of Garden City in 2002 and went on to major in Philosophy and Japanese at New York University and Jochi Daigaku (Tokyo, Japan) during his undergraduate education. Later, he obtained Masters degrees from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) as well as Sciences Po (Institut d’études politiques de Paris) in Paris, France. Tarik’s older sister, Ayanna Wayner, also graduated from the Waldorf School of Garden City in 1994.