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Georgetown Initiatives Receive $1 Million to Fund Research

Georgetown Initiatives Receive $1 Million to Fund Research

A $1 million grant for research on the social enterprise movement and women’s economic mobility was awarded by the Bank of America Charitable Foundation to the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security and the McDonough School of Business’ Global Social Enterprise Initiative in August. The grant is intended to[Read More…]

by August 31, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Melanne Verveer, executive director of the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security, discussed the findings of a new GIWPS report in an interview with The Hoya.

UN Sanctions Can Prevent Sexual Violence in Conflict, GIWPS Report Argues

United Nations sanctions can be used to limit the weaponization of sexual violence in conflict situations, Sophie Huvé (LAW ’17), a Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security fellow, argued in a report published by GIWPS last week. Huvé has been asked to present her findings to UNrepresentatives later this month.[Read More…]

by April 5, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Karin Olofsdotter, Ambassador of Sweden, speaks at a Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security event last Wednesday.

Launching Research Project, Ambassadors Highlight Women’s Role in Peace

Women’s civil society groups are crucial to promoting peace in Ukraine and Myanmar, said Melanne Verveer, the first U.S. ambassador-at-large for global women’s issues under the administration of former President Barack Obama, at an event co-hosted by the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security and the Embassy of Sweden[Read More…]

by January 24, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Former Ambassador Melanne Verveer, the executive director of the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security, promoted a new index measuring women's well-being worldwide.

Georgetown Institute Names Iceland Best Country for Women’s Well-Being

Iceland is the best country for women’s well-being, according to a new Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security index that measures women’s well-being around the globe. The United States ranks 22nd overall, after Iceland the remaining countries in the top 10 are: Norway, Switzerland, Slovenia, Spain, Finland, Canada, Sweden,[Read More…]

by December 1, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Verveer Talks Gender Parity

Executive Director for the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace Security Melanne Verveer (SFS ’66 and GRD ’69) celebrated her new book “Fast Forward: How Women Can Achieve Power and Purpose” while championing ways women can take on leadership roles in Riggs Library on Thursday. The event was hosted by the[Read More…]

by February 23, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Panel Targets Gender, Climate Connection

The Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security hosted a panel discussion on the lack of female involvement in climate change mitigation and the effect climate change has on women in the Intercultural Center Auditorium on Friday. The event, titled “Women and Climate Change: Impact and Agency in Human Rights,[Read More…]

by October 20, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Former Secretary of State and Georgetown professor Madeleine Albright participated in a discussion on the role of women in peacekeeping efforts.

Albright, Jahjaga Discuss Women’s Role in Peacekeeping

Former Secretary of State and Georgetown professor Madeleine Albright and President of Kosovo Atifete Jahjaga discussed the importance of women’s political participation in peacekeeping in Gaston Hall on Wednesday. The event, titled “Women Leading Peace,” was held by the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Securities and coincides with the[Read More…]

by October 4, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Bank of America Donates $1M to GSEI, GIWPS

Bank of America Donates $1M to GSEI, GIWPS

The Bank of America Charitable Foundation announced a $1 million gift to the Georgetown Global Social Enterprise Initiative and the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security last Wednesday to establish a fellowship on women in the economy and to support programming on corporate responsibility. A portion of the donation[Read More…]

by September 25, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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A panel discussed the legacy of former SFS Dean Carol Lancaster in Copley Formal Lounge on Monday.

Panel Reflects on Lancaster’s Legacy

Four panelists discussed the legacy of former School of Foreign Service dean Carol Lancaster (SFS ’64) Monday afternoon in the Copley Formal Lounge. Melanne Verveer, executive director of Georgetown’s Institute for Women, Peace and Security, led the discussion with Berkley Center Senior Fellow Katherine Marshall, Distinguished Professor in the Practice[Read More…]

by April 14, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton spoke in Gaston Hall on Wednesday morning about the importance of female inclusion in security.

Clinton Talks Women in Security

The Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security held a conference Wednesday morning in Gaston Hall on the inclusion of women in peacekeeping efforts, featuring former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Norwegian Minister of Defense Ine Eriksen Søreide. Clinton opened the event, “Smart Power: Security Through Inclusive Leadership,” with[Read More…]

by December 5, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top