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. To have an event recorded, please submit a request here.

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.

What Works? Promoting Gender Equality and the Implementation of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 in Military Operations

February 25, 2015
Introduction
February 25, 2015

The year 2015, marks the 15th Anniversary of the adoption of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 which established the women in peace and security agenda.

Panelist 2: Jane Lawlor
February 25, 2015

Commandant Jayne Lawlor,  Irish Defence Forces Gender, Equality and Diversity Officer

Panelist 4: Brenda Oppermann
February 25, 2015

Brenda Oppermann, Stability Operations and Development Advisor, International Resources Groups

Panelist 5: Robert C. Egnell
February 25, 2015

Robert C. Egnell, Visiting Associate Professor and Director of Teaching,  Center for Security Studies, Georgetown University

Question & Answer With Audience
February 25, 2015

The year 2015, marks the 15th Anniversary of the adoption of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 which established the women in peace and security agenda.

The year 2015, marks the 15th Anniversary of the adoption of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 which established the women in peace and security agenda. One of the most challenging areas to advance implementation is where it is most needed – within military institutions. With a view to the 2015 anniversary and planned high-level review of the implementation of Resolution 1325, this event convenes experts who will discuss gaps in implementation, what works, and what should be done going forward.

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 Harvard 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.

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