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  • Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security | Georgetown University
    More An Interview with Sister Rosemary Nyirumbe August 14 2015 Sister Rosemary Nyirumbe works to rehabilitate girls who have previously been held by the Lord s Resistance Army in Uganda Mayesha Alam Associate Director of the Georgetown Institute for Women Peace Security sat down with her to discuss the violence committed against the girls and how she works to restore their lives and livelihoods through education and skill building Learn More Information2Action Gender Sensitive and Transformative Reparations in Bosnia August 14 2015 Learn More BLOG Africa s Complicated Geography of Justice International Courts Must Address the Needs of Women August 10 2015 Women have been victims of sexual violence torture murder and ethnic cleansing in these cases across the continent and they deserve justice that is efficient effective and fair However women are also powerful actors for reconstruction and reconciliation Learn More Profiles in Peace Alaa Murabit July 28 2015 Alaa Murabit is the founder and president of The Voice of Libyan Women VLW a nonprofit organization working to promote women s political participation in Libya through a combination of grassroots organizing and policy advocacy Learn More BLOG Women Girls Must Be Central to Buhari s Reform Agenda July 27 2015 Nigeria is a leader of African politics economic progress and culture after its landmark peaceful transfer of power Nigeria must take this opportunity to truly reform and become a leader with respect for human and women s rights Learn More BLOG Reparations More than Monetary Compensation July 14 2015 For the first time in the history of the Bosnian War Crimes Court judges have included compensation to a wartime rape victim as part of the Court s ruling Learn More BLOG Rethinking Gender Roles for Women s Economic Participation July 13 2015 Having witnessed so much progress what more must be done to ensure that women are working more earning more and leading in the workplace The answer seems to lie with men Learn More BLOG A Spotlight on Working Families in the U S July 1 2015 Paid family leave paid sick leave flexible hours and telework do not just benefit workers and their families these policies are also good for companies and for the economy Learn More Georgetown University Commits to Gender Equality June 18 2015 Major universities like Georgetown and Oxford have all pledged to take concrete steps towards gender equality as part of the final installment of UNWomen s IMPACT 10x10x10 initiative The initiative is part of the HeForShe movement unveiled by Emma Watson at the UN last fall Learn More Announcing New Partnership to Advance Girls Education Around the Globe June 16 2015 The Georgetown Institute for Women Peace and Security has joined a multilateral effort led by First Lady Michelle Obama to increase access to education for girls worldwide Learn More REPORT A New Frontier Human Trafficking and ISIS s Recruitment of Western Women June 16 2015 if women from the West joining ISIS are victims of human trafficking this impacts how the international community should design its counter terrorism policies and research agenda Learn More On the Red Couch with Ambassador Melanne Verveer June 11 2015 This is what inspires me Sometimes more often than not women are pushed back and yet they don t give up They keep struggling because in the struggles are going to come the better times For some of them it may not happen in their lifetimes but it will make a difference hopefully for their children and for others in their society Learn More BLOG Emerging Humanitarian Frontiers The good news we are doing more for more people than ever before The bad news the international humanitarian system is under unprecedented strain Learn More A Parting Interview with Dr Robert Egnell May 28 2015 An important role of the institute is to build a bridge between theory and practice and I have been very honored to play in role in that endeavor through meeting with policy makers and practitioners and by facilitating dialogue through regular symposiums and workshops that bring of all these people together Learn More BLOG An Interview with Obiageli Ezekwesili May 29 2015 What the world unwittingly has done by not rescuing our Chibok girls for over a year now is that it has said to every girl child in very troubled environments You have to make a choice to either be educated or lose your life How can that possibly be a choice Learn More BLOG Studying All Female Peacekeeping Units to Draw Conclusions on Gender Mainstreaming May 20 2015 Despite the passage of Security Council Resolution 1325 in 2000 which mandates women s equal participation the protection of women s rights and the prevention of gender based violence in peacekeeping and post conflict reconstruction progress has been slow during the last 15 years Learn More BLOG From Unbanked to Banked Is Technology the Solution May 11 2015 Access to a bank account is a key indicator of poverty reduction and plays a vital role in increasing education and helping the poorest communities manage risk and absorb financial shock There are still 1 1 billion unbanked women across the world Learn More BLOG The Impact of Conflict on Women s Access to Education Spotlight on Burundi May 12 2015 In war torn countries around the world thousands of women like Betty and Joyce are denied an education due to protracted conflict dislocation and the prevalence of norms or ideologies that discourage education for women Learn More OP ED Ignore at your own peril Women are the future of the economy May 8 2015 In short Female empowerment is critical to the global economy But this is not a plea for more robust diversity policies in hiring and promotion Rather it s a warning call As the global economy evolves companies that continue to ignore what women bring to the workplace do so at their own peril Learn More Oral Histories Project Captures Firsthand Accounts of Pressing Issues in Peace and Security May 1 2015 The idea behind the project is that so often if you look at the way in which history is recorded the stories of women and their contributions are left out This especially true in the fields of peace and security Learn More Clinton Presents Awards To Advance Women in Peace and Security April 22 2015 Former U S Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton was at Georgetown today to present the second of an annual award to individuals devoted to the cause of women peace and security in the world Learn More Women in the World and Georgetown University team up for research on girls and war April 17 2015 Women in the World Media LLC and Georgetown University s Institute for Women Peace Security announced today that they have joined forces to produce a research paper on the use of GIRLS AS A WEAPON OF WAR Learn More Special Report The 2015 Nigeria Elections Violence Against Women in Politics April 17 2015 This special report which commemorates the April 2014 kidnapping of hundreds of schoolgirls in Chibok by Boko Haram focuses on women politics and violence The girls kidnapping and the continued threat posed by Boko Haram to internal security and regional stability played a significant role in the March 2015 Nigerian elections Learn More Amb Verveer to Receive Pro Mujer Global Voice Award April 9 2015 Learn More OP ED Equality for Afghan women remains a critical goal for President Ghani April 1 2015 As anticipation rises for the prospect of negotiations with the Taliban a fundamental question remains what about Afghan women and girls Learn More BLOG Women Are Key to Change A Discussion with Baroness Mary Goudie April 1 2015 Baroness Goudie hosted her 5th Annual Blog Breakfast More than 50 women leaders who work on the advancement of women and girls gathered to discuss the theme Global Uncertainty Women are Key to Change Learn More REPORT A Transformative Approach to Transitional Justice Building a Sustainable Peace for All March 31 2015 By the Permanent Mission of the United Arab Emirates to the United Nations and the Georgetown Institute for Women Peace and Security Learn More Profiles in Peace Burcu Becermen March 30 2015 The Georgetown Institute for Women Peace Security s goal in undertaking Profiles in Peace Oral Histories Project is to collect unique first hand interviews from women and men who are leaders in optimizing the agency of women peace security and post conflict reconstruction Learn More PBS Newshour How one Afghan woman rose from dressmaker to policy insider March 26 2015 Special correspondent Gayle Tzemach Lemmon author of The Dressmaker of Khair Khana sits down with Kamila Sidiqi now deputy chief of staff to Afghanistan s president Learn More PBS To The Contrary Afghani Women Leaders March 27 2015 Afghani Women Leaders Women forming part of Afghani president Ashraf Ghani s delegation say support from the US is vital Learn More REPORT Women on the Frontlines of Water Insecurity March 25 2015 According to a new report released by UNESCO on March 22 to mark International Water Day the world will face a 40 percent shortage in our water supply by 2030 This is an alarming problem that disproportionately affects women and girls Learn More BLOG UN Commission on the Status of Women 59 An Overview March 24 2015 We must build on the existing momentum to advance women s rights and well being across the globe but we need to do this in a more forward thinking way Though it is important that we reflect critically on the progress that has been made and the goals that have not yet been achieved we have to set a higher standard for women s rights around the world Learn More Bank of America Fellowship on Women and the Economy Apply Now March 18 2015 Learn More BLOG Women of ISIS Seeking a Gendered Understanding of Extremist Recruitment in the West March 12 2015 What lures young Western women to join extremist movements It is a question that has not yet been given the attention it deserves Learn More OP ED Adolescent Girls in Crisis March 10 2015 I was in the field when they came They came out of nowhere and they took me away into the bush I was just a child They stole us away They stole our innocence They stole our lives from us Learn More OP ED Women s Equality Isn t a Zero Sum Game It s Vital for Peace and Prosperity March 8 2015 Though real gains have been made on women s rights there s still a long way to go before everyone can reap the rewards of gender justice Learn More BLOG Protecting and Empowering Women and Girls in Situations of Crisis and Conflict March 9 2015 The problem of adolescent girls in crisis and conflict situations is gaining renewed momentum Learn More BLOG Women Leading for Peaceful Societies A Recap of The Carter Center s 2015 Human Rights Defenders Forum March 5 2015 More than 60 academics human rights defenders and religious leaders gathered to discuss pertinent issues such as inclusive leadership confronting violence against women and girls and women leading to prevent and resolve violent conflict Learn More BLOG Gender Equality in Militaries How Far We ve Come and How Far We Have to Go March 2 2015 We still have a long way to go in actually making progress in implementation and one of the biggest areas where we see gaps are within militaries themselves Learn More BLOG Economic Empowerment Peace and Security Women Using Information Communication Technology in Somalia February 27 2015 Johorad s story is just one example of how in certain contexts in Somalia the growing availability and use of Information Communication Technology ICT is helping augment women s activity in the economic and public sphere Learn More BLOG Symposium Recap Women Powerful Agents for Peace and Security February 26 2015 Georgetown Institute for Women Peace and Security Associate Director Mayesha Alam travelled to Amsterdam Netherlands to participate in the Women Powerful Agents for Peace and Security symposium Learn More REPORT Under Fire Women Human Rights Defenders in Mesoamerica February 25 2015 Learn More Panel Discussion on Transitional Justice as Transformative Building a Sustainable Peace for All February 24 2015 Panel discussion on Transitional Justice as Transformative Building a Sustainable Peace for All organized by the Permanent Mission of the UAE to the UN GIWPS and UN Women Learn More BLOG A Listener and Facilitator Mrs Rula Ghani Speaks About Her Role as First Lady of Afghanistan Mrs Rula Ghani visited Georgetown University on February 19 for Remarks by H E Mrs Rula Ghani First Lady of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan to speak about progress and opportunities for women in Afghanistan as well as challenges for the future Learn More Hillary Rodham Clinton Communications Fellowship Apply Now February 20 2015 Learn More Hillary Rodham Clinton Research Fellowship Apply Now February 20 2015 Learn More First Lady of Afghanistan Rula Ghani Speaks at Georgetown Univeristy February 20 2015 We are at a turning point where we can start rebuilding the country Ghani said during a Feb 19 visit to the university sponsored by the Georgetown Institute for Women in Peace and Security GIWPS In Afghanistan we have had a history of very strong women and we need to reclaim that history and talk about it Learn More Information2Action Rapid Response Election Related Violence Against Women in Nigeria February 13 2015 The 2014 2015 election period in Nigeria is creating unrest and concern over increasing rates of election related violence against women Learn More BLOG Economic Opportunity for Women in Rural Afghanistan A Survivor Story February 12 2015 Through working with ARZU Masuma has been able to reclaim her life her home and her sense of self Here are some the thoughts she shared with us Learn More Information2Action Rapid Response South Sudan Signs New Ceasefire Deal February 5 2015 South Sudan signs new ceasefire deal step towards power sharing agreement Learn More BLOG Commemorating the Third Anniversary of the U S National Action Plan on Women Peace and Security February 2 2015 We are viewing 2015 as the year of women peace and security and we are pushing to place gender equality and women and girls at the heart of the post 2015 development agenda Learn More Minister for Foreign Affairs of Sweden H E Margot Wallström on Feminist Foreign Policy January 30 2015 Learn More Women Peace and Security in the Context of Climate Change January 15 2015 Learn More Melanne Verveer to youth There s no one way to make an impact in global development January 6 2015 Young people are realizing they don t all have to work for a development agency or get involved with an NGO to engage in global development Learn More BLOG Access to Finance in Rural India A Catalyst for Leadership and Social Change December 23 2014 Economic participation does not only help women it transforms the ability of entire communities to advocate for their own concerns in ways that have long lasting and widespread impact Learn More Beijing 20 Looking Back and the Road Ahead December 19 2014 Reflections on milestones in women s leadership in the 21st Century A publication from the Wilson Center with an essay by Ambassador Melanne Verveer among others Learn More OP ED Smart Power through Inclusivity in an Increasingly Volatile World December 15 2014 Dealing with the complex security challenges facing our world indeed requires incorporating women into peace and security operations for greater effectiveness Learn More Profiles in Peace The Honorable Mary Robinson December 9 2014 The Honorable Mary Robinson former President of Ireland and UN Special Envoy of the Secretary General for the Great Lakes Region of Africa Learn More BLOG Human Rights Day Women Peace and Security How can we ensure that women as well as men are supported to participate equally in the peace and security process Learn More REPORT Women and Countering Violent Extremism Summary Document and Analysis December 10 2014 This document was prepared as part of an ongoing partnership between the Georgetown Institute for Women Peace and Security and the Permanent Mission of the United Arab Emirates to the United Nations in New York Learn More BLOG Japan Reaffirms Its Commitment to Women s Participation in Peacebuilding December 8 2014 The reason why womenomics is taken seriously in Japan is that it makes sense it increases GDP Similarly including women in security efforts makes sense If countries are educated on the benefits of adopting a NAP and inclusion of women in decision making and peace and disaster management that s the motivation that will encourage them to act Learn More Clinton Including Women Essential to Peace Processes December 3 2014 When women participate in peace processes often overlooked issues such as human rights individual justice national reconciliation economic renewal are often brought to the forefront former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said today at Georgetown Learn More Hillary Rodham Clinton to Speak on Security Inclusive Leadership December 2 2014 The Georgetown Institute for Women Peace and Security and the Institute for Inclusive Security will host remarks on Wednesday by former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton on Smart Power Security Through Inclusive Leadership Learn More OP ED Moving the Needle Forward on Women s Rights in Afghanistan November 25 2014 When women progress all of society makes progress That is true in Afghanistan and around the world The message out of Oslo this weekend was that we must continue to enable and empower the women of Afghanistan who as Mrs Ghani noted have a significant role to play in returning peace and prosperity to Afghanistan Learn More Utilizing Modern Technology in Peacekeeping Operations to Improve Security for Women and Girls November 25 2014 Co hosted by the Permanent Mission of the UAE to the UN UN Women and the Georgetown Institute for Women Peace and

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  • The Women & Economy Project | Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security | Georgetown University
    at work and at home Further this project seeks to determine if the cultural societal and educational shifts that resulted in the millennial generation are working toward economic gender equality and if so in which aspects The goal is to identify innovative and unique practices and policies that benefit millennials women businesses and economies simultaneously and present recommendations based on these insights to business and political leaders Fellowships Bank of America Fellowship on Women and the Economy The Bank of America Fellowship on Women and the Economy supports a recent graduate of Georgetown University in their pursuit of research that grows a body of scholarship and furthers the collective understanding of women s experiences roles and impact relative to economic empowerment The goal of the fellowship is to further research and understanding on key issues related to women s economic participation by closing critical knowledge gaps on subjects such as increasing women s access to finance and capital designing and implementing effective family and parental leave policies increasing the success of microfinance initiatives supporting and training women entrepreneurs and understanding the role men play in empowering women economically Our inaugural Bank of America Fellow on Women and the Economy is Tricia Correia Angelica Fuentes Foundation Fellowship on Women s Economic Empowerment This fellowship established in partnership with the Angelica Fuentes Foundation provides a unique opportunity to a graduate student to conduct innovative research and fieldwork and produce an evidence based and policy oriented report The theme of the 2015 fellowship is women s economic participation in Latin America as a vehicle for gender equality and economic growth The 2015 Angelica Fuentes Fellow on Women s Economic Empowerment is Claire Charamnac The Women Economy Project in the News Changing the World One Handbag at a Time December 11 2015 Learn More BLOG Remittances A Tool for Women s Economic Empowerment Learn More OP ED Driving Growth through Women s Economic Participation November 19 2014 Women s economic participation is a game changer with the potential to transform entire economies and societies The recently released World Economic Forum Gender Gap Report shows that while progress has been made in closing the gender gap there is still much work to be done Learn More Video The Power of Women s Economic Participation October 31 2014 The public event for the ICWBL launch included comments from former U S Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton on The Power of Women s Economic Participation and a panel discussion moderated by Ambassador Verveer on the same theme The panel was composed of Cherie Blair Founder of the Cherie Blair Foundation in the UK Anne Finucane Global Chief Strategy and Marketing Officer for Bank of America Mari Pangestu former Minister of Trade and former Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy of Indonesia and Ofra Strauss Chairwoman of the Management Board of the Strauss Group Learn More Mobile Phones Drive Women s Economic Empowerment in Developing Countries November 4 2014 Businesswomen in developing countries face countless barriers on

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  • Profiles in Peace: Oral Histories Project | Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security | Georgetown University
    in Peace WDN Part 1 GIWPS Profiles in Peace WDN Part 2 GIWPS Profiles in Peace WDN Part 3 The Profiles in Peace project formally captures best practices and lessons learned and shares stories that often go untold or unrecorded These videos serve as a tool for research training bridge building and recording To date interviews have been conducted with more than 50 leaders from across the globe including Mari Skare NATO Special Representative of the Secretary General for Women Peace and Security Monica McWilliams Northern Irish peace activist scholar and negotiator of the Good Friday Agreements Muhammad Yunus Founder of the Grameen Bank and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Hawa Abdi Somali human rights activist physician and founder of the Dr Hawa Abdi Foundation Ellen Johnson Sirleaf President of Liberia and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Watch the Profiles in Peace videos on the Georgetown Instiute for Women Peace and Security YouTube channel To access transcripts of interviews or for more information about Profiles in Peace please contact the Institute by emailing giwps at georgetown edu Georgetown Institute for Women Peace and Security 1412 36th Street N W Washington D C 20057 Phone 202 525 1980 giwps georgetown edu Maps Directions

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  • Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security and Accenture Release Report | Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security | Georgetown University
    experiences and best practices Ambassador Melanne Verveer Executive Director of GIWPS said These eight corporations are already making important strides in their empowerment initiatives for women and girls in Nigeria This report confirms that through increased communication and collaboration on the ground there is a potential to build and scale more effective programs that help educate women and girls and keep them healthy and safe Accenture s commitment to improving communities around the world made them an ideal partner for this project The Accenture and GIWPS team conducted a series of interviews with representatives from each of the eight participating companies and authored the report Marty Rodgers who led Accenture s work on the project reiterated the company s commitment to helping international and nonprofit organizations increase social impact Education and empowerment are critical to attaining the right skills to open doors to meaningful lasting employment A network of strategic partners working together has tremendous potential to make a real and lasting impact on the lives of women and girls in Africa and around the world We are honored to work with GIWPS on this important project A full copy of the report can be found here https giwps georgetown edu sites giwps files nigiera private sector initiatives landscape analysis pdf About the Georgetown Institute for Women Peace and Security The Georgetown Institute for Women Peace and Security examines and highlights the roles and experiences of women in peace and security worldwide through cutting edge research timely global convenings and strategic partnerships The Institute is led by Melanne Verveer who previously served as the inaugural U S Ambassador for Global Women s Issues and former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton serves as its honorary founding chair Located in Washington D C the Institute leverages Georgetown University s global reach

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  • Bank of America Empowers Women, Social Enterprises with $1M Gift | Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security | Georgetown University
    business and society says William Novelli GSEI founder and Georgetown McDonough distinguished professor of practice Now our renewed relationship will be even deeper with Bank of America leaders coming to Georgetown to share insights with our students on corporate responsibility public private partnerships and the role of banks in impact investing and green technology GSEI FELLOW A portion of the gift will fund Leslie Crutchfield s work as a senior fellow for GSEI Crutchfield is co author of Do More Than Give and Forces for Good The Six Practices of High Impact Nonprofits and a leading authority on social innovation and philanthropy She will write her third book while at Georgetown and offer expert guidance while working with the initiative Crutchfield also will use her insights as an industry practitioner to provide meaningful advice to student leaders and original content to GSEI publications WOMEN AND THE ECONOMY The 1 million gift also creates the Bank of America Fellowship on Women and the Economy at GIWPS giving a talented and qualified recent graduate the opportunity to conduct rigorous research on women s empowerment and economic development The inaugural fellowship has been granted to Tricia Correia a 2015 cum laude graduate of the McDonough School of Business where she majored in marketing with a focus on political communication Much of Correia s coursework and research centered on women s empowerment including a study she authored detailing the media s portrayal of female political candidates There s an undeniable link between women s economic participation and peace and security says Melanne Verveer GIWPS executive director We look forward to the research that this Fellow will produce to close critical knowledge gaps on issues affecting women s economic empowerment The institute co founded by former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and housed in

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  • Amb. Verveer to Receive Pro Mujer Global Voice Award | Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security | Georgetown University
    of Pro Mujer In a region with the highest levels of inequality in the world we have been leveling the playing field by providing low income women entrepreneurs with access to an integrated package of financial services business and empowerment training and life saving healthcare Our goal is to help women realize their self worth and unlock their potential as catalysts of change This year s event not only celebrates the community of supporters that have helped make our successes possible it signals a dynamic new era of greater organizational investments so we can reach more women Perez who was recognized as a 2014 Schwab Foundation Social Entrepreneur for Pro Mujer s groundbreaking health care program that delivers market based solutions to tackle chronic disease added I am pleased to recognize Melanne Julio and Walter for their work to address some of the most pressing global issues of our times I am particularly proud of Arely Pavon Torres who will receive the Entrepreneur of the Year award Her courage hard work and perseverance are an inspiration to us all Ambassador Melanne Verveer has dedicated her career to the advancement of global women s rights Verveer was nominated by President Obama in 2009 to be the first ever U S Ambassador for Global Women s Issues providing counsel on women s rights democracy and peace building initiatives During the Clinton administration she served as Assistant to the President and Chief of Staff to the First Lady Since 2013 she has served as the Executive Director of the Georgetown Institute for Women Peace and Security Dr Julio Frenk is perhaps best known for introducing universal access to affordable health care for millions of uninsured Mexicans particularly for poor women He served as Mexico s Minister of Health from 2000 to 2006 during which time he expanded access to health care for tens of millions of previously uninsured Mexicans He is the founding Director General of Mexico s National Institute of Public Health one of the leading institutions of health education and research in the developing world as well as a member of the World Health Organization He served as a Senior Fellow in the global health program of the Bill Melinda Gates Foundation and as President of the Carso Health Institute in Mexico City In 2009 Dr Frenk assumed his current role as the Dean of the Faculty at Harvard University s T H Chan School of Public Health Walter Dolhare is a philanthropist and business leader who showcases the work of Latin American artists as a way to highlight important development issues in the region He has more than 20 years of experience in capital markets and a deep commitment to Latin America Originally from Argentina he joined Wells Fargo in 1995 and has held a number of leadership positions at the firm Since 2012 Dolhare has served as Co Head of the Markets Division Wells Fargo Securities Funds raised from the Giving Women Credit Gala will support Pro Mujer s

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  • Bank of America Fellowship on Women and the Economy - Apply Now! | Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security | Georgetown University
    a comprehensive paper on the subject as well as produce blog posts and articles related to the field They will also participate in public events with leaders from business public policy and civil society During the fellowship this individual will be based at the Georgetown Institute for Women Peace and Security in Washington D C You can learn more about the Institute at giwps georgetown edu The Bank of America Fellow will pursue research that grows a body of scholarship and furthers collective understanding on women s experiences roles and impact related to women s economic empowerment The Bank of America Fellowship on Women and the Economy will further research and understanding on the key issues related to women s economic participation by closing critical knowledge gaps on the subject Successful candidates will have Excellent written and oral communications skills A strong academic record with an undergraduate degree from Georgetown University conferred in December 2014 or to be conferred in May 2015 Experience working in a professional environment e g internship experience etc A demonstrated interest in and commitment to women s empowerment and or economic development Familiarity with qualitative and or quantitative research methodologies is preferred Previous experience with rigorous research is strongly preferred either during studies in the form of thesis or in previous professional capacities This year long full time fellowship will be for 50 000 Only individuals with an undergraduate degree from Georgetown University conferred in December 2014 or to be conferred in May 2015 are eligible to apply Applications are due April 30 2015 and can be found here Georgetown Institute for Women Peace and Security 1412 36th Street N W Washington D C 20057 Phone 202 525 1980 giwps georgetown edu Maps Directions Copyright Information Privacy Policy Connect with us via Facebook Flickr Twitter

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  • Hillary Rodham Clinton Communications Fellowship - Apply Now! | Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security | Georgetown University
    in which women can and do serve as agents of peace and security The Communications Fellow will be responsible for Writing and publishing op eds on timely and newsworthy topics related to women peace and security in print and online outlets that highlight critical developments changes challenges etc in the field Maintaining a blog on behalf of the Institute Maintaining and updating the Institute s website Producing event communications including press releases media advisories web stories and press lists Cultivating and maintaining relationships with press and media outlets and reporters Collating and producing a daily internal news brief Collating and producing the monthly Institute newsletter WomenPeaceWire Participating in implementing external partnerships that focus on raising awareness through digital platforms including Google Cultural Institute Managing social media outreach and digital strategy development Successful candidates will have Excellent written and oral communications skills A strong academic record A graduate degree in political science international relations journalism or a related field with a demonstrated interest in and commitment to women s advancement in peace security and development to be eligible applicants must be in their final semester of graduate school or be no more than five years past receiving their graduate degrees Familiarity with content management systems communications tools and new media is preferred but not required International experience is preferred but not required Each year long full time fellowship will be for 45 000 plus benefits This will be administered in a monthly stipend form Only graduates of Georgetown University or The Clinton School of Public Service at The University of Arkansas are eligible to apply Download the application form here Applications close on 4 24 2015 Georgetown Institute for Women Peace and Security 1412 36th Street N W Washington D C 20057 Phone 202 525 1980 giwps georgetown edu Maps Directions

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