Feminist Friday: Ambassador Steven McGann

Ambassador Steve McGann women's rights

“To me that meant promoting human rights, and we all know that women’s rights are human rights, seeking gender equality and protecting vulnerable populations... those are pretty good bases for a national security framework.”

Ambassador Steven McGann is the Founder of The Stevenson Group, a Washington, DC consulting firm that provides global solutions for economic growth and security. Ambassador McGann previously was Deputy Commandant and International Affairs Adviser of the Dwight D. Eisenhower School for National Security and Resource Strategy at National Defense University (NDU). McGann also served as the first Vice Chancellor of the College of International Security Affairs at NDU. During his tenure, Ambassador McGann was instrumental in including Women, Peace and Security studies in the overall curriculum. He is a founding member of “Mobilizing Male Allies for Women, Peace and Security” and serves as an Advisory Committee member for Our Secure Future. 

Check out Ambassador McGann in action at the New York launch of Mobilizing Male Allies for Women, Peace and Security: