Roundtables & Keynotes

April 22, 2021

Advancing Women’s Leadership in Politics and Peacebuilding

Thursday, April 22, 2021 9:00 AM – 10:15 AM EDT RSVP Here Join us for the fourth panel of our five-part virtual event series on how to advance gender equality. The series draws on findings from a groundbreaking report by the Georgetown

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April 21, 2021

The Crisis in Tigray: Women and Girls Under Violent Assault

Wednesday, April 21 10:00AM-11:15AM EDT RSVP here for the virtual event Civil war rages on in Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region and women and girls are under attack. Amidst a media blackout, the world is just learning of the scope of the brutality. Coordinated

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April 19, 2021

The U.S. Secretary of State’s 2021 International Women of Courage Awardees

Monday, April 19 10:00AM-11:15AM EDT RSVP here for the virtual event Featuring: Maximilienne C. Ngo Mbe Executive Director of the Central Africa Human Rights Defenders Network, Cameroon Mayerlis Angarita Founder of Narrar para Vivir (Narrating to Live), Colombia Ranitha Gnanarajah Lawyer and Human

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April 16, 2021

A People’s COVID-19 Vaccine

Friday, April 16 11:00AM-12:15PM EDT Watch a Recording of the Event [embed]https://youtu.be/hrnfef7WYXA[/embed] Featuring: Dr. Raj Shah President, The Rockefeller Foundation Representative Barbara Lee U.S. Representative (CA-13) Ms. Winnie Byanyima Executive Director, UNAIDS Dr. Chelsea Clinton Vice Chair, Clinton Foundation Ms. Abby

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March 25, 2021

Nevertheless, She Persisted: Countering Backlash to Women’s Progress

Progress on gender equality is under threat today. Efforts to accelerate the gains made for women’s rights are increasingly coming under attack from authoritarian governments, fundamentalist groups and others who are threatened by women’s progress. Women are fighting back by

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March 19, 2021

International Support for Afghan Women’s Rights

The Permanent Missions of Afghanistan, the United Kingdom, and the United States, on behalf of the Group of Friends of Women in Afghanistan, with the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security, hosted a High Level Panel Discussion on International

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March 5, 2021

Writing Women Back into History: Profiles in Peace

Friday, March 5 10:00AM-11:15AM EST View the Event Recording Below [embed]https://youtu.be/EwVY1vDMMo8[/embed] The Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security (GIWPS), in partnership with the Georgetown University Library, launched the GIWPS Profiles in Peace Oral History collection featuring women peacebuilders and celebrated

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March 3, 2021

For Students: Q&A with GIWPS Fellows

Wednesday, March 3 12:00PM-1:00PM EST RSVP here for the virtual event Georgetown students were invited to an early International Women’s Day conversation with research fellows at the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security. Fellows Carla Koppell, Dr. Ayse Kadayifci-Orellana, Dr. Robert Nagel,

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March 3, 2021

The U.S.-Taliban Deal – One Year On

The Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security and the Atlantic Council hosted an expert discussion on the state of the Afghan peace process on March 3, 2021. Panelists included Amb. James Cunningham, Former U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan and Nonresident

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February 26, 2021

The State of Women in the U.S.

Friday, February 26 12:00-1:00PM EST Watch the Event Recording [embed]https://youtu.be/X48Qh4NYDPE[/embed] Last fall, the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security published the first-ever United States Women, Peace and Security Index, a new and comprehensive measurement of women’s rights and opportunities in the United

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