Web Video Initiative

The Elliott School's Web Video Initiative capitalizes on our robust events program that brings hundreds of scholars, policymakers, diplomats, journalists, and other world leaders to the GW campus each year. Our goal is to share our extraordinary on-campus resources with the broader community to advance understanding of important international issues.

Building Bridges: Strengthening Education & Citizen Exchange Linkages Between the U.S. and Cuba

September 09, 2015
Opening Remarks
September 09, 2015

Frank Sesno, Director, School of Media and Public Affairs, GW
Evan Ryan, Assistant Secretary for Educational and Cultural Affairs, U.S. Department of State

Closing Remarks and Observations
September 09, 2015

Gonazalo Gallegos, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Public Diplomacy, Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs, U.S. Department of State

Empowering Women through Political Participation and Empowering Politics through Women’s Participation

July 30, 2015
Welcome Remarks and Keynote Address
July 30, 2015

Homa Hoodfar, Professor of Anthropology, Concordia University

Introduction by Barbara Miller, Director, Global Gender Program, Elliott School of International Affairs, GW

Panel 1
July 30, 2015

Amna Saeed, Lahore College for Women University
Rosalyn Cooperman, University of Mary Washington
Theresa Reidy, University College Cork

Panel 2
July 30, 2015

Arshia Yasin, Lahore College for Women University
Loubna H. Skalli, American University

Panel 3
July 30, 2015

Zarnab Rana, Lahore College for Women University
Toni-Michelle C. Travis, Professor of Political Science, George Mason University

Endnote Address
July 30, 2015

Susan Markham, Senior Gender Advisor, United States Agency for International Development
Introduction by Leslie Davis, George Washington University

This event is funded through a grant from the U.S. State Department to the Global Gender Program (GGP) to support the development of a long-term partnership between the GGP and the Gender and Development Studies Department of Lahore College Women’s University (LCWU) in Lahore, Pakistan. We are especially pleased that several faculty and graduate students from LCWU participated in the conference. Supplementary funding and support for this event is provided by the Global Gender Program.

2015 Elliott School Graduation Celebration

May 15, 2015
2015 Elliott School Graduation: Full Video
May 15, 2015

Michael E. Brown, Dean, Elliott School of International Affairs, GW
Edward W. "Skip" Gnehm Jr., Kuwait Professor of Gulf and Arabian Peninsula Affairs, GW

The Voices of Haiti’s Voiceless: Post-Earthquake Aspirations & Achievements

May 01, 2015
A Voice for the Voiceless
May 01, 2015

Robert Maguire, Director, Latin American and Hemispheric Studies Program, Elliott School of International Affairs, GW

Participation & Inclusion
May 01, 2015

Robert Maguire, Director, Latin American and Hemispheric Studies Program, Elliott School of International Affairs, GW

Jean Robert Brutus, Ministry of Social Affairs, Government of Haiti

On March 31, 2010 at the UN-sponsored post-earthquake Haiti Donors’ Conference in New York, the voices of Haiti’s ‘voiceless population’ were heard when Michele Montas presented the findings of a national survey conducted by a coalition of Haitian and international organizations to “capture the opinions and aspirations (for post-quake development) of Haitian citizens who are not members of organized civil society groups and, as such, would not be included in any of the (other) consultation mechanisms conducted for the donor conference.”


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