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.

Women's Empowerment and Equality: Challenges, Progress, and Opportunities 2014

August 07, 2014
Welcome and Keynote Address
August 07, 2014

Jeni Klugman, Senior Adviser, The World Bank and Fellow, The Hard Kennedy School's Women and Public Policy Program

Panel 1: Academic Perspectives
August 07, 2014

Afshan Jafar, Associate Professor of Sociology, Connecticut College

Amy Young Evrard, Associate Professor of Anthropology, Gettysburg College

Panel 2: Programmatic and Policy Perspectives
August 07, 2014

Jessica Huber, Senior Gender Specialist, International Foundation 

Natacha Stevanovic-Fenn, Sociologist and gender specialist and Adjunct Professor of International Affairs, GW

The conference consisted of a series of panels on advancing the gender equality agenda. Twelve guest speakers were brought in to present on their work or research tied to gender and development. We recognize support from the U.S. State Department.

Crisis in Iraq
June 17, 2014

Stephen Biddle, professor of political science and international affairs, discusses the crisis in Iraq, its underlying causes, and long term implications for the region.


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