Catie Fowler

Catie Fowler

Project Coordinator

Catie Fowler is a Project Coordinator for Our Secure Future.  She graduated with her Master’s degree the Korbel School of International Studies with a Certificate in Humanitarian Assistance and a specialization in Gender in Conflict.  During her time in graduate school, Catie worked as a researcher and Projects Manager at the Human Trafficking Center.  She also interned in refugee resettlement at Denver’s African Community Center and with Oxfam America researching local leadership in disaster response and preparation. Prior to pursuing her Master of Arts, Catie developed an interest in Women, Peace and Security by working in post-conflict and refugee settings.  She served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Rwanda and worked with a grassroots refugee organization in Kyangwali Refugee Settlement, Uganda where she witnessed the power of women’s leadership in action.  In her free time, Catie enjoys kickboxing, cooking for family and friends, getting outdoors and spending time with her pet lovebird.


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When It Comes to Peace and Security, What Do the Women Say?

October 29, 2018
On the 18th anniversary of the passing of UN Security Resolution 1325, it is more apparent than ever that the global community needs to take the voices of women into account to build sustainable peace and security.
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“Mothers of the Revolution”: Our Secure Future Recognizes Women Peacebuilders on the International Day of Peace

September 24, 2018
For this year’s International Day of Peace, Our Secure Future decided to celebrate women peacebuilders by inviting them to the table to share how they are mobilizing for peace using social media around the world.
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Barriers to the Full Implementation of Women, Peace and Security Caused by Lack of Funding

August 24, 2018
While civil society engagement is critical to the success of the Women, Peace and Security agenda, Catie Fowler argues that funding is also vital to implementation.
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In South Sudan, Are Celebrations Over Recent Peace Too Soon?

August 20, 2018
As South Sudan celebrates its newest peace agreement, will women be included for the sake of sustained piece?
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Can Women in Parliament Reduce Global Levels of Corruption?

August 03, 2018
Can women in politics reduce state corruption?  Data seems to indicate that they can!
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On World Day of Trafficking in Persons, What Can Women, Peace and Security Do for the Human Trafficking Agenda?

July 30, 2018
On World Day of Trafficking in Persons, how can the Women, Peace and Security and human trafficking agendas work together for better human rights and international security?
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Notes from the Field: Experts Weigh in on Women, Peace and Security

July 23, 2018
An interview with woman peacebuilder, Halima Farah Godane, gives insight into what it takes to create space for women to create change in her native Somalia.
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The Evidence for Women, Peace and Security

July 16, 2018
OSF is excited to be publishing our Annotated Bibliography on Women, Peace and Security (out soon)!  Read more here for evidence as to why this movement really works!