Participants

Ms. Funmi Balogun 

South Sudan Country Representative for U.N. Women

Ms. Jenna Ben-Yehuda

CEO and President, Truman National Security Project; Founder of the Women’s Foreign Policy Network

Ms. Jane Connors 

Victims’ Rights Advocate for the United Nations

Dr. Rangita de Silva de Alwis

Associate Dean for International Affairs, University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School

Professor Claire Finkelstein 

CERL Founder & Faculty Director; Algernon Biddle Professor of Law and Professor of Philosophy, University of Pennsylvania

Ms. Michèle Flournoy

Chief Executive Officer, WestExec Advisors, Former Under Secretary of Defense for Policy from February 2009 to February 2012

Ms. Clare Hutchinson

NATO Secretary General’s Special Representative for Women Peace and Security

Professor Joan Johnson Freese

Professor of National Security Affairs, U.S. Naval War College; Author of Women, Peace and Security: An Introduction

Ms. Alexandra A.K. Meise

CERL, Senior Fellow; Adjunct Professor of International Human Rights Law, Georgetown University Law Center

Ms. Lyric Thompson

Director of Policy and Advocacy, International Center for Research on Women

Amb. Melanne Verveer

The first U.S. Ambassador for Global Women’s Issues; Executive Director, Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security

Ms. Angelic Young 

Director of Training for Law Enforcement, Anti-Defamation League