M.A. in International Relations and Political Science, Johns Hopkins SAIS                                                                                                                                              

Julia Hofstetter is Co-President of WIIS Switzerland. She is also Co-Head of the Peace & Security Program at Foraus – the Swiss Forum on Foreign Policy and Advisor at the ICT4Peace Foundation. Hofstetter previously held positions at the Center for Security Studies (CSS), the Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP), and the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA). She holds an MA in International Relations from the Graduate Institute Geneva (IHEID) and a post-graduate certificate in International Conflict Management from the Johns Hopkins University SAIS Bologna Center. Her areas of expertise include the Women, Peace & Security agenda, innovation in peacebuilding and mediation, and the implications of emerging technologies for peace and security.