Thu 6/21 | Screening & Discussion | Women, Race, and Dignity: This Ain’t A Eulogy
Join us for the WCAPS Art Forum’s inaugural event: a screening of Taja Lindley’s short film, This Ain’t A Eulogy: A Ritual for Re-Membering. The screening will be followed by a discussion between Lindley and Ambassador Bonnie Jenkins on the intersections of women, race, and dignity in our society, through the lens of art and policy. series of discussions and panels. The event is presented by Art to Zebras, New York University Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics, and Women of Color Advancing Peace, Security and Conflict Transformation (WCAPS). The event takes place at the Hemisphere Institute in New York. You can register for the event here.
PROMOTING A DIVERSE PERSPECTIVE IN NUCLEAR NONPROLIFERATION
Save-the-Date: On June 12th, the Hudson Institute and Women of Color Advancing Peace, Security and Conflict Transformation (WCAPS) will host on a discussion on “Promoting a Diverse Perspective in Nuclear Nonproliferation.” Representatives from the government, think tanks and foundations will share their perspectives on the value of having a diverse perspective on issues of nuclear policy and nonproliferation and challenges they see and have encountered in bringing more people of color into the nuclear field. We will also discuss the pathways in which people of color have entered the nuclear field and what are the lessons that can be learned from their experiences.
Webinar: Redefining National Security: Global Health and Infectious Disease
On May 24th WCAPS hosted a discussion on the role of global health and infectious disease in national security. Our featured speaker is Nicolette Louissaint, the Executive Director and Board President of Healthcare Ready. Healthcare Ready works to ensure continued patient access to healthcare by strengthening public-private collaboration. She was a Foreign Affairs Officer and Senior Advisor to the State Ebola Coordinator at the U.S Department of State. This discussion is part of WCAS "Redefining National Security" series of discussions and panels.
Webinar: The World is Your Oyster: How to Build a Career in Foreign Affairs
On May 15th at 2:00 pm WCAPS featured Lia Miller who discussed the topic of, "The World Is Your Oyster: How to Build a Career in Foreign Affairs." Lia Miller is a Department of State Career Foreign Service Officer and has published numerous articles that provide extremely useful advice on pursuing a career in international relations.
WCAPS and Brookings Institution co-hosted a joint event, "Redefining National Security," on May 11 at Brookings in Washington, DC.
Then WCAPS hosted a happy hour networking event on May 11th to take place at Vapiano at 1800 M Street, NW in Washington, DC.