Join Our Team


The Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security (GIWPS) team is continuing to grow! We are pleased to announce the addition of several staff positions. 

Policy & Programs

Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Policy AssociateThe Policy Associate plays an integral coordinating role on GIWPS’ cross-functional Middle East and North Africa work and advancing the mission of centering Middle Eastern and North African women in all global policy and debates. They are responsible for creating and maintaining a regional network of women peacebuilders and human rights defenders. In developing this network, the associate identifies frontline women leaders from several MENA countries, coordinates regular virtual convenings, and amplifies their work and voices in key policy recommendations, high-level events, and closed-door meetings. The Policy Associate is necessarily entrepreneurial, detail-oriented, and an excellent communicator in both English and Arabic. Proficiency in Arabic is required for this position.

Student Opportunities 

Graduate Research Assistant – The Research Assistant (RA) will support research on gender equality, women’s political participation, and the Women, Peace and Security agenda. The RA will work on a variety of tasks related to the research project: quantitative data analysis, data visualization, and drafting and writing of research analysis and policy briefs. They will be supervised by GIWPS Senior Research Fellow Dr. Robert Nagel. 

Graduate Research Assistant – Our Secure Future (Summer) – GIWPS works closely with Our Secure Future to advance the Women, Peace and Security agenda. We are seeking a graduate student to support our partnership and collaborative projects. This will include supporting research, communications, and events.