As we celebrate the 75th anniversary of the United Nations, we are facing a myriad of global challenges from pandemics and proxy wars to climate change and humanitarian disasters–all of which require cross-border, multilateral solutions. What makes for a successful multilateral negotiation? What role do diplomats play, and what are their responsibilities? How has diplomacy […]

Exploring The Field: International Affairs Research Monday, February 08, 2021, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EST What does it mean to pursue a career as a researcher at a think tank, in academia, or in the field–and what do scholars really do? How does research intersect with policy formation? How has the field evolved with […]

Join WIIS for a very special event on February 25th at 5PM (EST)! We’ll be holding a virtual discussion about our February book club pick. Come meet your fellow WIIS members and discuss your thoughts about the book. Learn more about the WIIS Book Club here.  Register here.  About the Book  Culture Warlords: My Journey […]

What role does the Hill play in shaping US foreign policy and what opportunities are available? How does working for a member differ from staffing a committee? Join us for a conversation to gain a better understanding of what staffers do, what types of jobs are available, and how to get your foot in the […]

Why is there still such a glaring gender gap in what experts are quoted in the media? When it comes to building a more representative, just, and equitable society, it matters who gets quoted, heard, promoted, and elected. What can we do to make our voices heard? How powerful are gendered social norms, what “traps” […]

Join the Security Gender and Development Institute (SGDI) and Women In International Security (WIIS) on Thursday, May 13th at 11 am EST for a conversation with Dr. Chantal de Jonge Oudraat, where we will discuss the importance of gender dimensions in international security studies. The topics of this event will be particularly important for academics […]

Join WIIS and the Embassy of the Principality of Liechtenstein, Washington DC on Monday, June 21, 2021 at 11 am EST for a virtual policy roundtable discussion on the role of gender in arms control and disarmament including the 3-p framework proposed by Chantal de Jonge Oudraat and Jana Wattenberg in their policy brief “A Gender […]