The WIIS Gender Scorecard: Spotlight on the Nuclear Security Community

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Join WIIS on Thursday, October 8th at 4 pm EST for The WIIS Gender Scorecard: Spotlight on the Nuclear Security Community event discussing the recently published WIIS Scorecard, with remarks from Dr. Emma Belcher, President of Ploughshares Fund, and Ambassador Laura Holgate, Vice President for Materials Risk Management at Nuclear Threat Initiative.

The WIIS Gender Scorecard: Spotlight on the Nuclear Security Community publication and event are part of a continued effort by WIIS to measure the gender disparities in US foreign policy and international security. The 2020 Scorecard provides baseline data on gender balances in international think tanks and journals, including think tanks and journals focused on arms control and nuclear security issues. This event will highlight the findings of the Scorecard and discuss the status of women’s leadership, as well as the gender gap, in national and international security, with a focus on the arms control and nuclear security community.

Read the scorecard here!


Dr. Emma Belcher, the new President of Ploughshares Fund

Ambassador Laura S.H. Holgate (ret.), Vice President for Materials Risk Management at Nuclear Threat Initiative


Dr. Chantal de Jonge Oudraat, President, WIIS

Kayla McGill, Program Manager & Fellow, WIIS

Zi Xue, Program Assistant & Fellow, WIIS


Jana Wattenberg, Lecturer in International Politics and Security & WIIS Fellow

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