Bio: Abigail (Abi) Rasol is a senior at the Abraham Joshua Heschel School in New York, New York, where she is captain of her school Model United Nations team and Secretary-General of her school’s annual conference, HeschMUN. She joined the All-American family in summer of 2016, with a trip to the WEMUN Expo in Beijing, China, where she gaveled and the team brought back a Best Delegation award. She has thoroughly enjoyed her experiences with All-American, from exploring fascinating new cities and countries to meeting her incredible teammates, and is extremely excited to continue her relationship with All-American in a new role. Beyond Model U.N, Abi enjoys her position as Editor-in-Chief of the school newspaper, as well as her involvement with numerous feminist and social justice activism boards. Any MUNers, or the like, can reach Abi at [email protected].
- How the UN Chose Its New Secretary General - On October 13th, António Guterres, former Prime Minister of Portugal and United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, was appointed Secretary-General by the General Assembly. He is to succeed Ban Ki-moon on January 1st. Amidst this change, the foremost question on the minds of most is a simple one – how exactly was he chosen? I’ve… Continue Reading
- Cultivating a Competitive Model UN Team - Model UN can be an inherently a competitive activity for many. You have your classic power delegates who strive to control the committee. But then you only have a number of awards granted. And then you have sections on the Common Application that you hope to fill with “Best Delegate” or “Outstanding Delegate.” Finally, you… Continue Reading
- Introducing Abigail Rasol, Alumni Associate South Region - Dear Delegates of the World, My name is Abigail (Abi) Rasol, and I am pleased and honored to announce my position as an All-American Alum Associate this year. I’ve been involved with Model U.N. since 9th grade, when I joined my school team upon entering high school. My multiple adventures in Model U.N. have allowed… Continue Reading