Women, Peace, and Security 101

Join the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security on Wednesday, February 27 at 5pm for a panel featuring Georgetown’s leading professors to discuss the role of women in defense, diplomacy and development:

Women pic

• Amb. Barbara Bodine – Director of Georgetown’s Institute for the Study of Diplomacy, served as Ambassador to Yemen from 1997-2001 and earned the Secretary of State’s Award for Valor for her work in Kuwait as Deputy Chief of Mission during the Iraqi invasion and occupation

• Lise Howard – Associate Professor of Government, leading expert on peacekeeping and author of UN Peacekeeping in Civil Wars, founding director of Georgetown’s Master of Arts in Conflict Resolution Program

• Kyleanne Hunter – Adjunct Professor in the Security Studies Program, previously served as an Officer in the U.S. Marine Corps, advocate for women’s integration into Western militaries

• Carla Koppell – Distinguished Fellow at the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security, former Vice President at USIP and Chief Strategy Officer at USAID, where she also served as the inaugural Senior Coordinator for Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment

• Steve Radelet – Director of the SFS’ Global Human Development Program, previously served as economic advisor to President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf of Liberia, former Chief Economist at USAID and Senior Adviser for Development for Secretary of State Hillary Clinton

The event will begin promptly at 5:00pm with a thirty-minute moderated panel followed by audience Q&A. Refreshments will be provided. If you would like to submit a question advance, please do so at the link below. We look forward to seeing you there!