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Feminist Friday: Ambassador Steven McGann

September 05, 2019
“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... Read more
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What Happens When (Feminist) People Win

August 22, 2019
A July 2019 opinion piece from Ms. magazine titled “What Happens When (Feminist) Women Win,” by Dr. Suzanna Danuta Walters, extolled the virtues of when women, at least the feminist ones, are in charge. She highlighted Sweden as the first self-proclaimed feminist government with gender parity in parliament and amongst cabinet members; Icelandic Prime Minister Johanna Sigurdardottir’s deftness in... Read more
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Feminist Friday: Ambassador Anwarul K. Chowdhury 

July 25, 2019
“Without peace, development is impossible, and without development, peace is not achievable, but without women, neither peace nor development is possible.” -Ambassador Anwarul K. Chowdhury  Ambassador Chowdhury, a Bangladeshi diplomat, has served in numerous roles including Under-Secretary General of the United Nations, Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations in New... Read more
Ambassador Donald Steinberg for Women, Peace and Security

OSF Fellow Ambassador Donald Steinberg on the U.S. Strategy for Women, Peace and Security—Seizing the Moment?

June 29, 2019
The White House has now released its long-awaited Strategy on Women, Peace, and Security (WPS). The strategy is mandated under the bipartisan Women, Peace, and Security Act of 2017, which requires the Administration to develop a broad national strategy to support meaningful roles for women around the world in peace operations and political, civic, economic, and security systems. The White House... Read more
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Notes from the Field: Women, Peace, and Security Experts Weigh In Interview with Ambassador Donald Steinberg

January 07, 2019
Ambassador Donald Steinberg recently stepped down as president and CEO of World Learning, an international nonprofit organization that provides education, exchange, and development programs in more than 60 countries. Steinberg has more than 40 years of experience in government and nongovernmental organizations, and expertise in the fields of international relations and development; Women,... Read more