OSF Director speaks at “Dialogue on Gender Integration in Maritime Security” workshop

OSF Director spoke at multi-day workshop on “Dialogue on Gender Integration in Maritime Security.”

On September 9, 2021, OSF Director, Sahana Dharmapuri, participated as a panelist in a multi-day workshop called “Dialogue on Gender Integration in Maritime Security,” hosted by The William J. Perry Center, US Southern Command and US Northern Command. 

The panel was on “Protection of Women and Maritime Security.” Sahana discussed the findings and recommendations of OSF’s publication Charting a New Course: Women, Peace and Security, and the Maritime Domain, with a particular focus on the importance of including women in decision-making roles across the maritime sector. The panel was moderated by Dr. Fabiana Perera, and the other distinguished panelists were Sonia Dentzel, Marina Colby, and Dr. Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry.