Roundtables & Keynotes

July 18, 2017

“Cooperative Connections: Connecting Female Artisan Home-Based Workers through Women’s Cooperatives in Jakarta, Indonesia”

GIWPS joined with the International Co-operative Alliance to launch new research by Bank of America Fellow for Women and the Economy Andrew Walker. His report "Cooperative Connections: Connecting Female Artisan Home-Based…
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June 19, 2017

A High-Level Discussion on Empowering Women in Developing Economies

Georgetown celebrated its new research study evaluating Kate Spade & Company’s innovative project in Rwanda with an event on campus on June 19. Kate Spade & Company recruited 150 talented women artisans…
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April 12, 2017

Spring 2017 Development Roundtable, “Nothing for Women Without Women: Raising Voices for Change”

UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, joined Dr. Jeni Klugman in a lively conversation on some of the leading barriers for women in a changing world…
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March 31, 2017

Hillary Rodham Clinton Awards for Advancing Women in Peace and Security

Hillary Rodham Clinton presented four Colombians with the Hillary Rodham Clinton Awards for advancing women in peace and security during a ceremony at Georgetown hosted by GIWPS. Secretary Clinton's remarks…
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March 22, 2017

CSW61: Women’s Dialogue Project

We were thrilled to co-host a Commision on the Status of Women side-event on the Gender Dimension of Countering Violent Extremism with the Permanent Mission of the United Arab Emirates…
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March 15, 2017

Queen Rania Inspires Action on Refugees, Women and Girls’ Empowerment

The Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security hosted Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah of Jordan for a conversation about refugees and women and girls’ empowerment. Queen Rania spoke about crises…
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February 28, 2017

Amb. Patricia Espinosa: Executive Secretary, UNFCCC

The Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace & Security, the School of Foreign Service, and the Georgetown Environment Initiative hosted a lecture and discussion with Patricia Espinosa, Executive Secretary of the United…
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February 24, 2017

Major General Kristin Lund

The Institute hosted a breakfast roundtable with Major General Kristin Lund.  Major General Lund served as the first-ever female Force Commander of a UN Peacekeeping mission, commanding UNFICYP (UN Mission in Cyprus)…
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February 22, 2017

Book Launch Discussion: “Equal Opportunity Peacekeeping: Women, Peace, and Security in Post-Conflict Settings”

MSFS and GIWPS hosted a Book Launch and Discussion with Dr. Sabrina Karim (Cornell University) and Dr. Kyle Beardsley (Duke University) - Equal Opportunity Peacekeeping: Women, Peace, and Security in…
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February 22, 2017

Equal Opportunity Peacekeeping

The Institute hosted a book launch and discussion with Sabrina Karim and Kyle Beardsley on Equal Opportunity Peacekeeping: Women, Peace, and Security in Post-Conflict Settings. Karim and Beardsley argue that gender power imbalances between…
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