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2014 EVENTS
CELEBRATING WOMEN LEADERS LUNCHEON
December 15, 2014 | Washington, DC
Global Conflicts and Crises: The View from the Inside
Helene Cooper, The New York Times
Elise Labott, CNN
Missy Ryan, The Washington Post
Margaret Warner, PBS Newshour
Elisabeth Bumiller, The New York Times
NGO AND GOVERNMENT CAREER FORUM
December 5, 2014 | Washington, DC
Co-sponsored with NYU, GW, and UPenn
EMBASSY SERIES
November 20, 2014 | Washington, DC
Japan's Foreign Policy: Now and Future
Ambassador Kenichiro Sasae, Ambassador of Japan to the United States
BEYOND THE HEADLINES
November 13, 2014 | New York, NY
The Situation in Syria: Providing Medical Relief during Conflict
Deane Marchbein, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières
BEYOND THE HEADLINES
November 7, 2014 | Washington, DC
Turkish Foreign Policy: A Balancing Act
Gönül Tol, The Middle East Institute
BEYOND THE HEADLINES
November 3, 2014 | Washington, DC
Combating the Spread of Ebola: The US Effort in Liberia
Helene Cooper, Pentagon Correspondent, The New York Times
EMBASSY SERIES
October 30, 2014 | Washington, DC
Italy and the Presidency of the Council of the European Union
Ambassador Claudio Bisogniero, Ambassador of Italy to the United States
BEYOND THE HEADLINES
October 28, 2014 | Washington, DC
A Growing Humanitarian Crisis: Refugees and IDPs in Syria, Iraq and Turkey
Daryl Grisgraber, Refugees International
EMBASSY SERIES
October 8, 2014 | Washington, DC
Ireland: Defining our 21st Century Identity
Ambassador Anne Anderson, Ambassador of Ireland to the United States
STATE DEPARTMENT BRIEFING
October 1, 2014 | Washington, DC
Transitions, Revolutions, Sectarian Strife, and ISIL: An Inside Look into a Volatile Region
Ambassador Anne Patterson, Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs
STATE DEPARTMENT BRIEFING
September 26, 2014 | New York, NY
US Priorities at the UN General Assembly
Bathsheba N. Crocker, Assistant Secretary of State for International Organizations
BEYOND THE HEADLINES
September 18, 2014 | Washington, DC
Looking Towards UNGA 69
Peace, Security and Development: New Perspectives and Partnerships

Mahmoud Mohieldin, The World Bank
H.E. Faida M. Mitifu, Ambassador of the DRC to the United States
H.E. Amanda Ellis, Ambassador of New Zealand to the UN in Geneva
EMBASSY SERIES
September 11, 2014 | Washington, DC
A Conversation on Trans-Atlantic Relations: Spain, the US, and the EU
H.E. Ramón Gil-Casares, Ambassador of Spain to the United States
BEYOND THE HEADLINES
September 9, 2014 | Washington, DC
Putinism: The World According to Vladimir Putin
Jill Dougherty, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
MEMBER NETWORKING HAPPY HOUR
September 8, 2014 | Washington, DC
BROWN-BAG LUNCHEON
August 5, 2014 | Washington, DC
Where Do You Start? Careers in International Affairs
Dawn Calabia, Consultant
Ambassador Linda Jewell, International Student Exchange Programs
Stefania Piffanelli, United Nations Information Center (UNIC)
AUTHOR SERIES
July 22, 2014 | Washington, DC
Teach a Woman to Fish: Overcoming Poverty Around the Globe
Ritu Sharma, Women Thrive Worldwide
BEYOND THE HEADLINES
July 16, 2014 | Washington, DC
Crisis in Iraq: What's Next for Them and Us
Robin Wright, Author and Journalist
DC CELEBRATION OF WOMEN DIPLOMATS
July 7, 2014 | Washington, DC
A reception to celebrate and highlight the achievements of women diplomats
Hosted by Ambassador Claudia Fritsche of Liechtenstein
BEYOND THE HEADLINES
July 1, 2014 | Washington, DC
Will President Sisi Bring Stability to Egypt?
Michele Dunne, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
STATE DEPARTMENT BRIEFING
June 23, 2014 | Washington, DC
US Foreign Policy: Challenges and Opportunities in Africa
Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield, Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs
BEYOND THE HEADLINES
June 5, 2014 | Washington, DC
Progress or Peril:The Role for Women in Defining Afghanistan’s Future
Michelle Barsa, Institute for Inclusive Security
BEYOND THE HEADLINES
May 19, 2014 | New York, NY
Russia and Ukraine: Past, Present, and Future
Kimberly Marten, Barnard College and Columbia University
CELEBRATING WOMEN LEADERS LUNCHEON
May 14, 2014 | Washington, DC
Major National Security Challenges Facing the US
Ambassador Susan Rice, US National Security Advisor
Judy Woodruff, PBS NewsHour
NY CELEBRATION OF WOMEN DIPLOMATS
May 7, 2014 | New York, NY
A reception to celebrate and highlight the achievements of women diplomats
Hosted by WFPG Member Geraldine Kundstadter
BEYOND THE HEADLINES
April 30, 2014 | Washington, DC
Foreign Policy and National Security Challenges for the Obama Administration
Karen DeYoung, The Washington Post
David E. Sanger, The New York Times
Elisabeth Bumiller, The New York Times
BEYOND THE HEADLINES
March 31, 2014 | Washington, DC
Highlights of the 2014 Meeting on Commission on the Status of Women
Mahnaz Afkhami, Women's Learning Partnership
BEYOND THE HEADLINES
March 20, 2014 | Washington, DC
Venezuela: One Year after the Death of Hugo Chavez
Diana Villiers Negroponte, The Brookings Institution
UN TALENT PIPELINE
March 12, 2014 | Washington, DC
Recruiting Qualified Women for Director-Level UN Positions
Kristina Koch, The UN Department of Field Support
INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY
March 5, 2014 | Washington, DC
Co-sponsored with the UN Foundation and UN Information Centres
BEYOND THE HEADLINES
February 25, 2014 | Washington, DC
US–Russian Relations: The Impact of the Sochi Olympics and Turmoil in Ukraine
Angela Stent, Georgetown University
ANNUAL NY MENTORING FAIR
February 19, 2014 | New York, NY
Co-sponsored with New York University's Wasserman Career Center and
New York University's Wagner School of Public Service
EMBASSY SERIES
February 12, 2014 | Washington, DC
Singapore and the US: Strategic Partners in the Asia Pacific
H.E. Ashok Kumar Mirpuri, Ambassador of Singapore to the United States
ANNUAL DC MENTORING FAIR
February 5, 2014 | Washington, DC
Co-sponsored with The George Washington University Career Center
BEYOND THE HEADLINES
January 31, 2014 | New York, NY
The Arab Revolutions: Where Are They Now?
Isobel Coleman, Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations
BEYOND THE HEADLINES
January 27, 2014 | Washington, DC
Making Sense of Cybersecurity
Jane Holl Lute, President and Chief Executive Officer, Council on CyberSecurity
EMBASSY SERIES
January 16, 2014 | Washington, DC
A Conversation on: The US–Mexico Partnership
H.E. Eduardo Medina Mora Icaza, Ambassador of Mexico to the United States
EMBASSY SERIES
December 2, 2013 | Washington, DC
A Conversation on: US–Philippines Relations
Ambassador Jose Cuisia Jr., Embassy of the Philippines
CELEBRATION OF WOMEN LEADERS BENEFIT LUNCHEON
November 21, 2013 | Washington, DC
Voices of Women Journalists in Foreign Policy
Karen DeYoung, Senior National Correspondent and Associate Editor, The Washington Post
Jill Dougherty, Foreign Affairs Correspondent, CNN
Siobhan Gorman, Intelligence Correspondent, The Wall Street Journal
Elisabeth Bumiller, Deputy Washington Bureau Chief, The New York Times
AUTHOR SERIES
November 12, 2013 | New York, NY
Overbooked: The Exploding Business of Travel and Tourism
Elizabeth Becker, Author and Journalist
AUTHOR SERIES
November 1, 2013 | New York, NY
One Hundred Victories: Special Ops and the Future of American Warfare
Linda Robinson, Senior Policy Analyst, RAND
BEYOND THE HEADLINES
October 30, 2013 | Washington, DC
What's Next in the Middle East? Iran, Syria, and Egypt
Robin Wright, Author and Journalist
BEYOND THE HEADLINES
October 15, 2013 | Washington, DC
A Status Report on Syrian Refugees: A View from the Field
Daryl Grisgraber, Refugees International
Zainab Al-Suwaij, American Islamic Congress
AUTHOR SERIES
October 10, 2013 | Washington, DC
One Hundred Victories: Special Ops and the Future of American Warfare
Linda Robinson, Senior Policy Analyst, RAND
Hosted by the Embassy of Croatia
STATE DEPARTMENT BRIEFING
September 30, 2013 | Washington, DC
The US and the Baltics: Energy, Russia and NATO
H.E. Deborah McCarthy, US Ambassador to Lithuania
STATE DEPARTMENT BRIEFING
September 27, 2013 | New York, NY
US Priorities at the UN General Assembly
Dean Pittman, Acting Assistant Secretary of State for International Organizations
AUTHOR SERIES
September 11, 2013 | Washington, DC
What Does It Take to Compete in the Global Arena? Challenges for Mexico and Brazil
Diana Villiers Negroponte, Non-Resident Senior Fellow, The Brookings Institution
AUTHOR SERIES
September 6, 2013 | New York, NY
What Does It Take to Compete in the Global Arena? Challenges for Mexico and Brazil
Diana Villiers Negroponte, Non-Resident Senior Fellow, The Brookings Institution
BROWN-BAG LUNCHEON
August 9, 2013 | Washington, DC
Islamic Feminism: Politics and Paradoxes in Kuwait and the Region
Alessandra González
BEYOND THE HEADLINES
July 23, 2013 | Washington, DC
Is Egypt Headed for a Civil State or Civil War?
Michele Dunne, Director of the Rafik Center for the Middle East, The Atlantic Council
EMBASSY SERIES
July 22, 2013 | Washington, DC
US-Swiss Relations
H.E. Manuel Sager, Ambassador of Switzerland to the US
BEYOND THE HEADLINES
July 18, 2013 | Washington, DC
Iran: What Can We Expect from a Rouhani Presidency?
Barbara Slavin, Atlantic Council Senior Fellow
BROWN-BAG LUNCHEON
July 1, 2013 | Washington, DC
Moderating Extremism in Pakistan: Working with Women and Youth to Prevent and Resolve Conflict
Mossarat Qadeem, PAIMAN Alumni Trust Executive Director
Co-sponsored by the Institute for Inclusive Security
AUTHOR SERIES
June 18, 2013 | Washington, DC
Two Nations Indivisible: Mexico, the United States, and the Road Ahead
Shannon K. O'Neil, Senior Fellow for Latin America Studies, Council on Foreign Relations
AUTHOR SERIES
June 17, 2013 | New York, NY
Two Nations Indivisible: Mexico, the United States, and the Road Ahead
Shannon K. O'Neil, Senior Fellow for Latin America Studies, Council on Foreign Relations
Co-sponsored by the Institute of International Education
AUTHOR SERIES
June 12, 2013 | Washington, DC
Overbooked: The Exploding Business of Travel and Tourism
Elizabeth Becker, Author and Journalist
UN BRIEFING
June 7, 2013 | New York, NY
An Update on Syria
Ambassador Rosemary DiCarlo, US Deputy Permanent Representative to the United Nations
Co-sponsored by the Institute of International Education
BEYOND THE HEADLINES
June 4, 2013 | Washington, DC
Education during the War: Reflections from Syria
Rasha Faek, Senior Editor, Al-Fanar
Co-sponsored by NAFSA: Association of International Educators
MEMBER AND GUEST RECEPTION
May 14, 2013 | Washington, DC
A reception to celebrate WFPG's contributions to promoting women in foreign policy
Hosted by Board Vice Chair Gail Leftwich Kitch
EMBASSY SERIES
May 6, 2013 | Washington, DC
A Conversation on Indonesia's Foreign and Economic Policies
H.E. Dr. Dino Patti Djalal, Ambassador of Indonesia to the United States
NY CELEBRATION OF WOMEN DIPLOMATS
April 30, 2013 | New York, NY
A reception to celebrate and highlight the achievements of women diplomats
Hosted by WFPG Member Geraldine Kundstadter
AUTHOR SERIES
April 29, 2013 | Washington, DC
However Long the Night: Molly Melching's Journey to
Help Millions of African Women and Girls Triumph

Molly Melching, Founder and Executive Director of Tostan
BROWN-BAG LUNCHEON
April 15, 2013 | Washington, DC
Women in Afghanistan: Progress and Challenges
Stephenie Foster, Women and Civil Service Officer, US Embassy Kabul, Afghanistan
EMBASSY SERIES
April 9, 2013 | Washington, DC
The Future of the European Union: The View from Greece
H.E. Christos Panagopolous, Ambassador of Greece to the United States
LUNCHEON PROGRAM
March 28, 2013 | Washington, DC
News Coverage of Foreign Affairs and National Security
Jill Abramson, The New York Times 
Elisabeth Bumiller (moderator), The New York Times
DC CELEBRATION OF WOMEN DIPLOMATS
March 19, 2013 | Washington, DC
A reception to celebrate and highlight the achievements of women diplomats
Hosted by Ambassador Marina Kaljurand of Estonia
AUTHOR SERIES
March 11, 2013 | New York, NY
On Saudi Arabia: Its People, Past, Religion, Fault Lines—and Future
Karen Elliott House, Former Publisher of The Wall Street Journal
INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY LUNCHEON
March 7, 2013 | Washington, DC
Co-sponsored with the UN Foundation and UN Information Centre
AUTHOR SERIES
February 27, 2013 | Washington, DC
On Saudi Arabia: Its People, Past, Religion, Fault Lines—and Future
Karen Elliott House, Former Publisher of The Wall Street Journal
ANNUAL NY MENTORING FAIR
February 20, 2013 | Washington, DC
Co-sponsored with New York University's Wasserman Career Center and NYU's Wagner School of Graduate Studies
EMBASSY SERIES
February 13, 2013 | Washington, DC
US- Algerian Relations
H.E. Abdallah Baali, Ambassador of Algeria to the US
BEYOND THE HEADLINES
February 11, 2013 | Washington, DC
Afghanistan After 2014:
The Impact of Troop Withdrawal on Democracy, Stability, and Women's Rights

Fawzia Koofi, Member of Parliament, Afghanistan
ANNUAL DC MENTORING FAIR
February 6, 2013 | Washington, DC
Co-sponsored with The George Washington University Career Center
BEYOND THE HEADLINES
January 28, 2013 | Washington, DC
Foreign Policy and National Security Challenges Facing the Second Obama Administration
Karen DeYoung, The Washington Post
David Sanger, The New York Times
BEYOND THE HEADLINES
January 10, 2013 | New York, NY
Burma Reborn and Full of Hope
Barbara Crossette, Author and Journalist
2012 EVENTS
NGO AND GOVERNMENT CAREER FORUM
December 7, 2012 | Washington, DC
Kathleen Doherty, Department of State, Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs
Shari Bryan, National Democratic Institute
Sarah Craven, United Nations Population Fund
Cindy Dyer, Vital Voices
BEYOND THE HEADLINES
December 5, 2012 | Washington, DC
Women, Girls, and Public Diplomacy
Tara Sonenshine, Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs
BEYOND THE HEADLINES
November 29, 2012 | Washington, DC
Turkey's Role in Syria and the Region
Pelin Gundes-Bakir, Member of Parliament, Turkey
Co-sponsored with the Assembly of Turkish American Associations
EMBASSY SERIES
November 27, 2012 | Washington, DC
Jordan and Developments in the Region
H.E. Alia Hatoug-Bouran, Ambassador of Jordan to the United States
Elisabeth Bumiller (moderator), The New York Times
BEYOND THE HEADLINES
November 16, 2012 | Washington, DC
How Have Women's Political Rights Fared in Egypt?
Zainab Al-Suwaij, American Islamic Congress
Yassmine ElSayed Hani, Al Akhbar Daily Newspaper, Cairo
Nancy Okail, Freedom House
Kate Seelye (moderator), Middle East Institute
EMBASSY SERIES
November 1, 2012 | Washington, DC
UK Foreign Policy Priorities and Transatlantic Relations
Sir Peter Westmacott, British Ambassador to the United States
Karen DeYoung (moderator), The Washington Post
BEYOND THE HEADLINES
November 1, 2012 | Washington, DC
Major Foreign Policy Challenges Facing the Next Administration
Anne-Marie Slaughter, Princeton University
MEMBER AND GUEST RECEPTION
October 18, 2012 | Washington, DC
With a Political Update by:
Gloria Borger, CNN Chief Political Analyst
BEYOND THE HEADLINES
October 10, 2012 | Washington, DC
The Syrian Humanitarian Crisis
Anne C. Richard, Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees, and Migration
BROWN-BAG LUNCHEON
October 5, 2012 | Washington, DC
Why Does Measuring Gender Equality Matter for Foreign Policy?
Sarah Iqbal, the World Bank Group's Women, Business and the Law project
Andria Hayes-Birchler, the Millennium Challenge Corporation
BEYOND THE HEADLINES
October 1, 2012 | New York, NY
US Priorities at the UN General Assembly
Dr. Esther Brimmer, Assistant Secretary of State for International Organizations
BEYOND THE HEADLINES
September 19, 2012 | Washington, DC
US Priorities at the UN General Assembly
Dr. Esther Brimmer, Assistant Secretary of State for International Organizations
BEYOND THE HEADLINES
September 12, 2012 | Washington, DC
What's Next: Phase II of the Middle East Uprisings
Robin Wright, Author and Journalist
BROWN-BAG LUNCHEON
September 7, 2012 | Washington, DC
Modern Arab Women: The New Generation of the United Arab Emirates
Judith Hornok, Author and Journalist
BEYOND THE HEADLINES
July 18, 2012 | Washington, DC
Insight into North Korea: A view from behind the DMZ
Katharina Zellweger, Pantech Fellow in Korean Studies at Stanford University
BEYOND THE HEADLINES
July 10, 2012 | Washington, DC
Reform, Revolt and Revolution in Egypt and the Arab World
Lisa Anderson, President of The American University in Cairo
WOMEN SHAPING THE GLOBAL ECONOMY
June 25, 2012 | Washington, DC
International Financial Diplomacy
Lael Brainard, Under Secretary of the Treasury for International Affairs
Chrystia Freeland, Reuters Thomson Digital
AUTHOR SERIES
June 14, 2012 | Washington, DC
Seeking Peace in El Salvador: The Struggle to Reconstruct a Nation at the End of the Cold War
Diana Villiers Negroponte, Brookings Institution Nonresident Senior Fellow
DC CELEBRATION OF WOMEN DIPLOMATS
June 7, 2012 | Washington, DC
A reception to celebrate and highlight the achievements of women diplomats
Hosted by Ambassador Claudia Fritsche of Liechtenstein
BEYOND THE HEADLINES
June 1, 2012 | New York, NY
The UN's Role in Syria: What Options Remain?
Colum Lynch, The Washington Post
BEYOND THE HEADLINES
May 14, 2012 | Washington, DC
US Policy Towards Syria and Iran
Congresswoman Jane Harman, Director, President, and CEO of the Woodrow Wilson Center
David Sanger, The New York Times
NY CELEBRATION OF WOMEN DIPLOMATS
May 3, 2012 | New York, NY
A reception to celebrate and highlight the achievements of women diplomats
LUNCHEON PROGRAM
April 30, 2012 | Washington, DC
The Impact and Value of Investing in Female Entrepreneurs
Dina Habib Powell, President of the Goldman Sachs Foundation
Claire Shipman, ABC News
CELEBRATING WOMEN LEADERS BENEFIT LUNCHEON
April 20, 2012 | Washington, DC
Women's Empowerment in the Middle East and Worldwide
Michelle Bachelet, Executive Director of UN Women
Judy Woodruff, PBS NewsHour
BEYOND THE HEADLINES
April 4, 2012 | Washington, DC
Challenges and Opportunities in US–Russian Relations
Celeste Wallander, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense
Jill Dougherty, CNN
EMBASSY SERIES
March 27, 2012 | Washington, DC
The European Union: Present Challenges
Ambassador Ritva Koukku-Ronde of Finland
Howard Schneider, The Washington Post
INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY LUNCHEON
March 14, 2012 | Washington, DC
Irina Bokova, Director-General of UNESCO
Lakshmi Puri, Assistant Secretary-General of UN Women
Co-sponsored with the UN Foundation and the UN Information Center
BEYOND THE HEADLINES
February 29, 2012 | Washington, DC
Iran: What Options are Left for the US?
Barbara Slavin, Atlantic Council Senior Fellow
ANNUAL NY MENTORING FAIR
February 22, 2012 | New York, NY
Co-sponsored with New York University's Wasserman Career Center and
NYU's Wagner School of Graduate Studies
ANNUAL DC MENTORING FAIR
February 6, 2012 | Washington, DC
Co-sponsored with The George Washington University Career Center
AUTHOR SERIES
January 27, 2012 | New York, NY
What the US Can Learn from China
Ann Lee, Demos Senior Fellow
BEYOND THE HEADLINES
January 20, 2012 | Washington, DC
The US and Egypt: Between Islamists and Generals
Michele Dunne, Director of the Rafik Hariri Center for the Middle East, Atlantic Council
BEYOND THE HEADLINES
January 13, 2012 | Washington, DC
Burma: Political Reforms and the Impacts on Humanitarian Spaces
Lynn Yoshikawa, Advocate, Refugees International
2011 EVENTS
EMBASSY SERIES
December 15, 2011 | Washington, DC
France's Role on the International Stage
Ambassador François Delattre of France
Elaine Sciolino, Paris Correspondent, The New York Times
BEYOND THE HEADLINES
December 7, 2011 | Washington, DC
Covering Libya: A View from the Front Lines
Missy Ryan, Reuters
Mary Beth Sheridan, The Washington Post
CAREER FORUM
December 2, 2011 | Washington, DC
Non-Profit and Government Career Forum
Co-sponsored with NYU, GW, and UPenn
EMBASSY SERIES
November 29, 2011 | Washington, DC
Brazil's Role in Global Decision-Making and the Economy
Ambassador Mauro Vieira of Brazil
EMBASSY SERIES
November 16, 2011 | Washington, DC
A Conversation on US-Turkish Relations
Ambassador Namik Tan of Turkey
AUTHOR SERIES
November 10, 2011| New York, NY
Playing with Fire: Pakistan at War with Itself
Pamela Constable, Foreign Correspondent, The Washington Post
CELEBRATING WOMEN LEADERS BENEFIT DINNER
November 3, 2011 | Washington, DC
Technology, Terrorism, and Intelligence: Economic and Security Challenges in a Globalizing World
Senator Dianne Feinstein, Chair, Senate Select Committee on Intelligence
Elisabeth Bumiller (moderator), Pentagon Correspondent, The New York Times 
AUTHOR SERIES
October 19, 2011 | Washington, DC
Playing with Fire: Pakistan at War with Itself
Pamela Constable, Foreign Correspondent, The Washington Post
AUTHOR SERIES
October 5, 2011 | Washington, DC
Rock the Casbah: Rage and Rebellion Across the Islamic World
Robin Wright, Author and Journalist
AUTHOR SERIES
September 27, 2011 | Washington, DC
Haunting Legacy: Vietnam and the American Presidency from Ford to Obama
Marvin and Deborah Kalb, Journalists and Co-authors
AUTHOR SERIES
September 26, 2011 | New York, NY
Rock the Casbah: Rage and Rebellion Across the Islamic World
Robin Wright, Author and Journalist
Co-sponsored with the Institute of International Education
BEYOND THE HEADLINES
August 8, 2011 | Washington, DC
Famine in the Horn of Africa
Allan Jury, World Food Programme
AUTHOR SERIES BROWN BAG
July 29, 2011 | Washington, DC
Women and War: Power and Protection in the 21st Century
Kathleen Kuehnast, United States Institute of Peace
Chantal de Jonge Oudraat, United States Institute of Peace
EMBASSY SERIES
July 13, 2011 | Washington, DC
African Women Leaders: Their Role in Promoting Investment, Trade and Peace
Hosted by Ambassador Sheila Siwela of Zambia
BEYOND THE HEADLINES
June 29, 2011 | Washington, DC
A Conversation on US-Pakistani Relations
Ambassador Husain Haqqani of Pakistan
BEYOND THE HEADLINES
June 23, 2011 | Washington, DC
Women's Political Participation in the Middle East: The Changing Political Landscape
May Kosba, National Conference on Citizenship, Atlas Corp
Sanja Kelly, Freedom House
Co-sponsored with Freedom House
UN BRIEFING
June 16, 2011 | New York, NY
Addressing World Crises at the UN: The Role of the US
Ambassador Rosemary DiCarlo, US Deputy Permanent Representative to the United Nations
Co-sponsored with the Institute of International Education
CORPORATE ADVISORY COUNCIL BRIEFING
June 15, 2011 | Washington, DC
Ambassador Meera Shankar of India
This is a private, off-the-record briefing open only to Corporate Advisory Council Members
NY CELEBRATION OF WOMEN DIPLOMATS
May 19, 2011 | New York, NY
A reception to celebrate and highlight the achievements of women diplomats
EMPOWERING WOMEN WORLDWIDE
April 28, 2011 | New York, NY
Michelle Bachelet, Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director, UN Women
BEYOND THE HEADLINES
April 15, 2011 | Washington, DC
The Unofficial War in Libya: What Next for the US?
Elisabeth Bumiller, Pentagon Correspondent, The New York Times
DC CELEBRATION OF WOMEN DIPLOMATS
April 13, 2011 | Washington, DC
A reception to celebrate and highlight the achievements of women diplomats
Hosted by the Embassy of Bulgaria
AUTHOR SERIES
March 21, 2011 | New York, NY
The Dressmaker of Khair Khana
Gayle Tzemach Lemmon, Fellow, Council of Foreign Relations
Co-sponsored with the Institute of International Education
AUTHOR SERIES
March 17, 2011 | Washington, DC
The Dressmaker of Khair Khana
Gayle Tzemach Lemmon, Fellow, Council of Foreign Relations
ANNUAL NY MENTORING FAIR
March 3, 2011 | New York, NY
Co-sponsored with New York University's Wasserman Career Center and NYU's Wagner School of Graduate Studies
BEYOND THE HEADLINES
February 22, 2011 | Washington, DC
Egypt: How a Virtual Revolution Became Actual
Michele Dunne, Senior Associate, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
BROWN-BAG LUNCHEON
February 11, 2011 | Washington, DC
A Status Report on the Humanitarian Situation in Afghanistan
Dawn Calabia, Senior Advisor for Refugees International, WFPG Board
ANNUAL DC MENTORING FAIR
February 2, 2011 | Washington, DC
Co-sponsored with the George Washington University Career Center
BEYOND THE HEADLINES
January 24, 2011 | Washington, DC
Foreign Policy and National Security Challenges for the Obama Administration
Karen DeYoung, Senior Diplomatic Correspondent, The Washington Post
David E. Sanger, Chief Washington Correspondent, The New York Times
EMBASSY SERIES 
January 13, 2011 | Washington, DC
The Impact of Asia's Growth: A View from Singapore
Ambassador Chan Heng Chee of Singapore
EMBASSY SERIES
December 6, 2010 | Washington, DC
A Conversation on Dutch Foreign Policy
Ambassador Renee Jones-Bos of the Netherlands
BEYOND THE HEADLINES
November 30, 2010 | New York, NY
A Report from the Field: The View From Northern Afghanistan
James Dao, National Correspondent, The New York Times
Hosted by Ambassador Ritva Jolkkonen, Consul General of Finland in New York
WOMEN SHAPING THE GLOBAL ECONOMY LUNCHEON
November 1, 2010 | Washington, DC
Leading a Global Corporation
Anne Mulcahy, Former Chairman and CEO, Xerox Corporation
Bianna Golodryga (moderator), ABC News Business Correspondent
BEYOND THE HEADLINES
October 12, 2010 | Washington, DC
In Camouflage or Afghan Veil: A Report from the Field
Elisabeth Bumiller, Pentagon Correspondent, The New York Times
Hosted by WFPG Board Chair Maxine Isaacs
AUTHOR SERIES
September 21, 2010 | Washington, DC
Generation's End: A Personal Memoir of American Power After 9/11
Scott Malcomson, Author and Foreign Editor of New York Times Magazine
AUTHOR SERIES
September 16, 2010 | New York, NY
Generation's End: A Personal Memoir of American Power After 9/11
Scott Malcomson, Author and Foreign Editor of New York Times Magazine
Co-sponsored with the Institute of International Education
EMBASSY SERIES
September 14, 2010 | Washington, DC
The US and India: The Expanding Bilateral Relationship
Ambassador Meera Shankar of India
BEYOND THE HEADLINES
August 5, 2010 | Washington, DC
A Status Report on the Refugee Situation in Kyrgyzstan
Dawn Calabia, Senior Advisor for Refugees International, WFPG Board
Maureen Lynch, Senior Advocate on Stateless Initiatives for Refugees International
BEYOND THE HEADLINES
July 19, 2010 | New York, NY
The UN's Humanitarian Response to Haiti
Sir John Holmes, UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian
Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator
Co-sponsored with the Institute of International Education
CELEBRATING WOMEN LEADERS LUNCHEON
July 15, 2010 | Washington, DC
Women Center Stage in Foreign Policy and the Global Economy
Melanne Verveer, Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues
Judy Woodruff (moderator), Senior Correspondent, PBS NewsHour
EMBASSY SERIES
June 30, 2010 | Washington, DC
Celebrating Women of the Caribbean
Ambassador Glenda Morean Phillip of Trinidad and Tobago
BEYOND THE HEADLINES
June 10, 2010 | Washington, DC
Public-Private Partnerships to Promote Women's Economic Empowerment: The Multiplier Effect
Amanda Ellis, World Bank Group Gender Action Plan Lead Specialist
AUTHOR SERIES
May 10, 2010 | Washington, DC
Paradise Beneath Her Feet: How Women Are Transforming the Middle East
Isobel Coleman, Author and Senior Fellow for US Foreign Policy, Council on Foreign Relations
CELEBRATION OF WOMEN DIPLOMATS
May 6, 2010 | Washington, DC
A reception to celebrate and highlight the achievements of women diplomats
Hosted by the Embassy of Croatia
CELEBRATION OF WOMEN DIPLOMATS
April 15, 2010 | New York, NY
A reception to celebrate and highlight the achievements of women diplomats
Hosted by WFPG member Geraldine Kunstadter
BEYOND THE HEADLINES
March 24, 2010 | Washington, DC
Delivering Clean Water to Haiti
Greg Allgood, PhD, Ambassador Sally Cowal, and Eric Mintz, MD, MPH on corporate, NGO, and US government relief and recovery efforts
AUTHOR SERIES
March 18, 2010 | New York, NY
Women Lead the Way: Your Guide to Stepping Up to Leadership and Changing the World
Linda Tarr-Whelan, Author, Former Ambassador to the UN Commission on the Status of Women
Co-sponsored with the Institute of International Education
AUTHOR SERIES
March 17, 2010 | Washington, DC
Eclipse of the Sunnis: Power, Exile, and Upheaval in the Middle East
Deborah Amos, Author and NPR Foreign Correspondent
ANNUAL DC MENTORING FAIR
March 9, 2010 | Washington, DC
Co-hosted by The George Washington University
INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY LUNCHEON
March 8, 2010 | Washington, DC
Hilda L. Solis, US Secretary of Labor
Co-sponsored with the UN Foundation and the UN Information Center
ANNUAL NY MENTORING FAIR
February 24, 2010 | New York, NY
Co-hosted by New York University
BEYOND THE HEADLINES
February 3, 2010 | Washington, DC
A Conversation on Haiti with:
Haitian Ambassador Raymond Alcide Joseph and Lola Poisson-Joseph
Mary Beth Sheridan (moderator), Diplomatic Correspondent, The Washington Post
BEYOND THE HEADLINES
January 8, 2010 | Washington, DC
A Conversation on Afghanistan & Pakistan
Ambassador Richard Holbrooke, Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan
Moderator: Helene Cooper, White House Correspondent, The New York Times
WOMEN IN POWER LUNCHEON
December 16, 2009 | Washington, DC
Janet Napolitano, Secretary of Homeland Security
Elisabeth Bumiller (moderator), Pentagon Correspondent, The New York Times
AUTHOR SERIES
October 27, 2009 | Washington, DC
One Nation Under Contract: The Outsourcing of American Power and the Future of Foreign Policy
Dr. Allison Stanger, Author and Director of the Rohatyn Center for International Affairs, Middlebury College
Co-sponsored with NAFSA: Association of International Educators
AUTHOR SERIES
October 21, 2009 | New York, NY
Insecurity in Central America: Organized Criminal Gangs and the Maras
Diana Villiers Negroponte, Author and Nonresident Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution
Co-sponsored with the Institute for International Education
AUTHOR SERIES
October 14, 2009 | Washington, DC
My Prison, My Home: One Woman's Story of Captivity in Iran
Haleh Esfandiari, Author and Middle East Program Director at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
AUTHOR SERIES
October 7, 2009 | New York, NY
My Prison, My Home: One Woman's Story of Captivity in Iran
Haleh Esfandiari, Author and Middle East Program Director at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
Hosted by the Consulate General of the Czech Republic
AUTHOR SERIES
October 5, 2009 | Washington, DC
Women Lead the Way: Your Guide to Stepping Up to Leadership and Changing the World
Hon. Linda Tarr-Whelan, Author, Demos Distinguished Senior Fellow, and Former Ambassador to the UN Commission on the Status of Women
AUTHOR SERIES
September 14, 2009 | Washington, DC
Can Islam be French? Pluralism and Pragmatism in a Secularist State
Dr. John R. Bowen, Author and Professor, Washington University in St. Louis
EMBASSY SERIES 
September 10, 2009 | Washington, DC
H.E. Sameh Shoukry, Ambassador of Egypt to the United States
Karen DeYoung (moderator), Senior Diplomatic Correspondent, The Washington Post
BATIK VIEWING AND LUNCHEON
July 24, 2009 | New York, NY
Hon. Trie Edi Mulyani, Consul General of the Republic of Indonesia
Co-sponsored with the Consulate General of the Republic of Indonesia
WOMEN IN POWER LUNCHEON
July 23, 2009 | Washington, DC
Helen Clark, United Nations Development Programme Administrator
Kimberly Dozier (moderator), CBS News Correspondent
BEYOND THE HEADLINES
June 30, 2009 | Washington, DC
Barbara Slavin, Managing Editor for World and National Security, The Washington Times
AUTHOR SERIES
June 17, 2009 | Washington, DC
Insecurity in Central America: Organized Criminal Gangs and the Maras
Diana Villiers Negroponte, Author and Nonresident Senior Fellow, the Brookings Institution
LEADERSHIP AT A TIME OF ECONOMIC CRISIS: THE ROLE OF WOMEN
May 4, 2009 | Washington, DC
Marilyn Carlson Nelson, Chair, Carlson and Author of How We Lead Matters
Beth A. Brooke, Global Vice Chair, Public Policy, Ernst & Young
Joanna Barsh, Director, McKinsey & Company
Melanne Verveer, US Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues
Co-sponsored with the World Bank Groups' Private Sector Leaders Forum
ANNUAL UN BRIEFINGS: WORLD CRISES AND THE UN
May 1, 2009 | Washington, DC
From Sudan to the Democratic Republic of Congo to Afghanistan
Keynote Address: "US Priorities at the UN"
Ambassador Rosemary DiCarlo, US Alternate Representative to the UN for Special Political Affairs
Briefings:
Robert Orr, UN Assistant Secretary-General for Policy Coordination and Strategic Planning
B. Lynn Pascoe, UN Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs
Joanne Sandler, UNIFEM Deputy Executive Director
Radhika Coomaraswamy, UN Under-Secretary-General, Special Representative for Children and Armed Conflict
EMBASSY SERIES
April 20, 2009 | Washington, DC
H.E. Arturo Sarukhan, Ambassador of Mexico to the US
Mary Beth Sheridan (moderator), The Washington Post
NY CELEBRATION OF WOMEN DIPLOMATS
April 14, 2009 | New York, NY
A reception to celebrate and highlight the achievements of women diplomats
EMBASSY SERIES
March 31, 2009 | New York, NY
H.E. Giovanni Castellaneta, Ambassador of Italy to the US
Elisabeth Bumiller (moderator), The New York Times
HUMAN RIGHTS OF WOMEN IN EGYPT
March 16, 2009 | Washington, DC
Professor Mona Zulficar, Vice Chair of the UN Human Rights Council Advisory Committee
CELEBRATION OF WOMEN DIPLOMATS
March 10, 2009 | Washington, DC
A reception to celebrate and highlight the achievements of women diplomats
INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY LUNCHEON
March 6, 2009 | Washington, DC
Thoraya Obaid, Executive Director, United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)
Co-sponsored with the UN Foundation and The UN Information Center
ANNUAL NY MENTORING FAIR
February 25, 2009 | New York, NY
Hosted by New York University
AUTHOR SERIES
February 18, 2009 | New York, NY
The Cuba Wars: Fidel Castro, the United States, and the Next Revolution
Daniel P. Erikson, Senior Associate, US Policy, Inter-American Dialogue
AUTHOR SERIES
February 10, 2009 | Washington, DC
David E. Sanger, Chief Washington Correspondent, The New York Times
Karen DeYoung, Senior Diplomatic Correspondent, The Washington Post
ANNUAL DC MENTORING FAIR
February 3, 2009 | Washington, DC
Co-sponsored with The George Washington University
AUTHOR SERIES
January 14, 2009 | Washington, DC
Breathing the Fire: Fighting to Report--and Survive--the War in Iraq
Kimberly Dozier, Middle East Correspondent, CBS News
EMBASSY SERIES: FRANCE'S PRESIDENCY OF THE EU
December 10, 2008 | Washington, DC
H.E. Pierre Vimont, Ambassador of France
CONFERENCE: THE FACES OF CONTEMPORARY ISLAM
November 18, 2008 | Washington, DC
Morning Keynote Address: "Who Speaks for Islam? Letter to President-Elect Obama"
John L. Esposito, Professor and Founding Director of the Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding at the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University
Luncheon Keynote Address: "The US and the Muslim World"
H.E. Dr. Hussein Hassouna, Ambassador of the League of Arab States to the United States
Panel:
Lila Abu-Lughod, Columbia University
Asma Afsaruddin, University of Notre Dame
John Bowen, Washington University in St. Louis
Farzaneh Milani, University of Virginia
Susan Moeller, International Center for Media and the Public Agenda, University of Maryland
Elora Shehabuddin, Rice University
Madhavi Sunder , University of California at Davis
Elizabeth Thompson, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
Made possible by the generous support of the Carnegie Corporation of New York
AUTHOR SERIES: TELL ME HOW THIS ENDS
October 27, 2008 | New York, NY
Tell Me How This Ends: General David Petraeus and the Search for the Way Out of Iraq
Linda Robinson, Author-in-Residence, The Merrill Center for Strategic Studies at the Paul H. Nitze School for Advanced International Studies (SAIS) at the Johns Hopkins University
Hosted by the Austrian Consulate of New York
ELECTION SERIES: AMERICA AND THE WORLD
October 17, 2008 | Washington, DC
Susan Eisenhower, Speaker at the 2008 Democratic National Committee Convention
Moderator: Karen DeYoung, Senior Diplomatic Correspondent, The Washington Post
ELECTION SERIES: AMERICA AND THE WORLD
October 3, 2008 | Washington, DC
Carly Fiorina, Victory '08 Chairman, Republican National Committee
Karen DeYoung (moderator), Senior Diplomatic Correspondent, The Washington Post
WFPG ANNUAL LUNCHEON
September 29, 2008 | Washington, DC
Josette Sheeran, Executive Director, UN World Food Programme
Lara Logan (moderator), Chief Foreign Affairs Correspondent, CBS News
OAS STUDY VISIT: DEMOCRACY AND WOMEN'S LEADERSHIP IN THE AMERICAS
July 23, 2008 | Washington, DC
Keynote Speaker:
Jose Miguel Insulza, Secretary General, Organization of American States
Overview Speaker:
Irene Klinger, Director of the Department of International Affairs, Secretariat for External Affairs, OAS
Panel:
Suzanne Laporte, Secretary, Secretariat for External Relations, OAS
H.E. Glenda Morean-Phillip, Ambassador, Permanent Representative of Trinidad and Tobago to the OAS
H.E. Maria del Lujan Flores, Ambassador, Permanent Representative of Uruguay to the OAS
H.E. Maria Zavala Valladares, Ambassador, Permanent Representative of Peru to the OAS
Moderated by:
Carmen Lomellin, Executive Secretary, Inter-American Commission of Women (CIM)
VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN IN CRISIS
July 17, 2008 | Washington, DC
Dr. Kathleen Cravero, UN Assistant Secretary-General, UNDP Director of the Bureau for Crisis Prevention and Recovery, and Chair of UN Action Against Sexual Violence in Conflict
AUTHOR SERIES: RE-ENGAGE! AMERICA AND THE WORLD AFTER BUSH
June 26, 2008 | Washington, DC
Re-engage! America and the World after Bush; An Informed Citizen's Guide
Helena Cobban, Author and Contributing Editor, Boston Review
AUTHOR SERIES: RE-ENGAGE! AMERICA AND THE WORLD AFTER BUSH
June 19, 2008 | New York, NY
Re-engage! America and the World after Bush; An Informed Citizen's Guide
Helena Cobban, Author and Contributing Editor, Boston Review
Co-sponsored by the Institute for International Education
AUTHOR SERIES: THE COST OF COUNTERTERRORISM: POWER, POLITICS, AND LIBERTY
June 13, 2008 | Washington, DC
The Cost of Counterterrorism: Power, Politics, and Liberty
Dr. Laura K. Donohue, Author and Fellow at CISAC and the Center for Constitutional Law at Stanford Law School
AUTHOR SERIES: THE FUTURE OF THE MIDDLE EAST
May 13, 2008 | Washington, DC
Dreams and Shadows: The Future of the Middle East
Robin Wright, Author and Diplomatic Correspondent, The Washington Post
ANNUAL UN BRIEFINGS: THE UN IN THE SECOND YEAR OF BAN KI-MOON'S LEADERSHIP
May 1, 2008 | New York, NY
Keynote Luncheon Speaker:
Dr. Asha-Rose Migiro, Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations
Briefings:
Ambassador Alejandro Wolff, US Deputy Permanent Representative to the UN
Kathleen Cravero, UN Assistant Secretary-General, UNDP Director of the Bureau for Crisis Prevention and Recovery, and Chair of UN Action Against Sexual Violence in Conflict
Robert Orr, UN Assistant Secretary-General for Policy Coordination and Strategic Planning
Jane Holl Lute, UN Assistant Secretary-General and Officer-in-charge of the Department of Field Support
EMBASSY SERIES: OMAN
April 24, 2008 | Washington, DC
H.E. Hunaina Sultan Al-Mughairy, Ambassador of Oman
Focus on Rule of Law Activities of Privately-Funded NGOs
March 28, 2008 | Washington, DC
Trends in International Non-Governmental Organizations Part II
Co-sponsored with the International Law Forum of the Women's Bar Association
CARNEGIE SCHOLARS SERIES: WOMEN AND ISLAM
March 11, 2008 | New York, NY
Beth Baron, Marion Holmes Katz, and Farzaneh Milani
Co-sponsored with the Institute of International Education
Made possible by the generous support of the Carnegie Corporation of New York
INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY LUNCHEON
March 6, 2008 | Washington, DC
Congresswoman Barbara Lee (D-CA 9th) and UN Under Secretary-General Kiyo Akasaka
Co-sponsored with the UN Foundation and The UN Information Center
ANNUAL NY MENTORING FAIR
February 27, 2008 | New York
Hosted by New York University
CARNEGIE SCHOLARS SERIES: RESEARCHING AND WRITING ABOUT HUMAN RIGHTS IN IRAN
February 15, 2008 | Washington, DC
Dr. Abdulaziz Sachedina, 2005 Carnegie Scholar and Professor of Religious Studies at the University of Virginia
ANNUAL DC MENTORING FAIR
January 28, 2008 | Washington, DC
Co-sponsored with Women in International Security (WIIS) and the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service Career Development Center at Georgetown University
AUTHOR SERIES: CONDOLEEZZA RICE
January 17, 2008 | New York, NY
Condoleezza Rice: An American Life
Elisabeth Bumiller, Author and National Affairs Correspondent, The New York Times
Hosted by the Austrian Consulate General of New York
AUTHOR SERIES: CONDOLEEZZA RICE
January 10, 2008 | Washington, DC
Condoleezza Rice: An American Life
Elisabeth Bumiller, Author and National Affairs Correspondent, The New York Times
AUTHOR SERIES: IRAN, THE U.S., AND THE TWISTED PATH TO CONFRONTATION
January 7, 2008 | New York, NY
Bitter Friends, Bosom Enemies: Iran, the U.S., and the Twisted Path to Confrontation
Barbara Slavin, Author and Senior Diplomatic Correspondent, USA Today
WFPG ANNUAL LUNCHEON
December 10, 2007 | Washington, DC
Condoleezza Rice, US Secretary of State
EMBASSY SERIES: THE INDIAN ECONOMY
November 12, 2007 | New York, NY
H.E. Ambassador Neelam Deo, Consul General of India
AUTHOR SERIES: IRAN, THE US, AND THE TWISTED PATH TO CONFRONTATION
October 30, 2007 | Washington, DC
Bitter Friends, Bosom Enemies: Iran, the U.S. and the Twisted Path to Confrontation
Barbara Slavin, Author and Senior Diplomatic Correspondent, USA Today
EMBASSY SERIES: WOMEN IN LEADERSHIP AND THEIR IMPACT ON WORLD AFFAIRS
October 19, 2007 | Washington, DC
Ingibjorg Solrun Gisladottir, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Iceland
AUTHOR SERIES: CHINA, FRAGILE SUPERPOWER
October 4, 2007 | Washington, DC
China, Fragile Superpower: How China's Internal Politics Could Derail Its Peaceful Rise
Susan Shirk, Author and Former Deputy Assistant Secretary of State, Bureau of East Asia and Pacific Affairs
AUTHOR SERIES: WOMEN, CHINA, AND INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS
September 20, 2007 | New York, NY
Bonds Across Borders: Women, China, and International Relations in the Modern World
Dr. Priscilla Roberts, Author and Associate Professor of History, Honorary Director of the Centre for American Studies, University of Hong Kong
AUTHOR SERIES: WOMEN, CHINA, AND INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS
September 11, 2007 | Washington, DC
Bonds Across Borders: Women, China, and International Relations in the Modern World
Dr. Priscilla Roberts, Author and Associate Professor of History, Honorary Director of the Centre for American Studies, University of Hong Kong
Ambassador Julia Chang Bloch, President, US-China Education Trust
MYTHS AND REALITIES OF CLIMATE CHANGE
July 19, 2007 | New York, NY
Alice LeBlanc, Director of the Office of Environment & Climate Change, AIG Corporate Affairs
Co-sponsored with the Institute of International Education
STATE DEPARMENT SERIES: THE US RESPONSE TO REFUGEES WORLDWIDE
June 20, 2007 | Washington, DC
Ellen Sauerbrey, Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees, and Migration
AUTHOR SERIES: THE LONG ROAD HOME
June 14, 2007 | Washington, DC
The Long Road Home: A Story of War and Family
Martha Raddatz, Author and Chief White House Correspondent, ABC News
ANNUAL UN BRIEFINGS: THE UN UNDER NEW LEADERSHIP
May 2, 2007 | New York, NY
Keynote Address: "The U.S. Priorities at the United Nations"
Zalmay Khalilzad, US Ambassador to the UN
Briefings:
Alicia Barcena Ibarra, Under-Secretary-General for Management
John Holmes, Under-Secretary-General for the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) and Emergency Relief Coordinator
David Nabarro, UN Coordinator for Avian and Human Flu
Robert Orr, Assistant-Secretary-General for Policy Coordination and Strategic Planning
Karen Pierce, Ambassador and Deputy Permanent Representative of the UK Mission to the UN
AUTHOR SERIES: INFIDEL
April 25, 2007 | Washington, DC
Infidel
Ayaan Hirsi Al, Author and Resident Fellow, American Enterprise Institute
STATE DEPARMENT SERIES: TRANSFORM OUR DIPLOMACY FOR THE FUTURE
April 11, 2007 | Washington DC
Henrietta Holsman Fore, Under Secretary of State for Management
THE FIGHT AGAINST HIV/AIDS IN SOUTH AFRICA
April 3, 2007 | New York, NY
Janet Love, National Director of the Legal Resources Centre in South Africa
Co-sponsored with the Institute of International Education
INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY LUNCHEON
March 8, 2007 | Washington, DC
Jane Holl Lute, UN Assistant Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations
Co-sponsored with the UN Foundation and the UN Information Center
CELEBRATION OF WOMEN DIPLOMATS
March 5, 2007 | New York, NY
A reception to celebrate and highlight the achievements of women diplomats
ANNUAL NY MENTORING FAIR
March 1, 2007 | New York, NY
Hosted by Columbia University
EMBASSY SERIES: THE US-COLOMBIAN PARTNERSHIP
February 27, 2007 | Washington DC
H.E. Carolina Barco, Ambassador of Colombia to the U.S. and former Colombian Minister of Foreign Affairs
ANNUAL DC MENTORING FAIR
February 5, 2007 | Washington, DC
Co-sponsored with Women in International Security (WIIS), MBNA Career Education Center, and the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service Career Development Center at Georgetown University
STATE DEPARMENT SERIES: US ROLE IN THE PROTECTION OF REFUGEE AND DISPLACED WOMEN AND GIRLS
January 25, 2007 | New York, NY
Ellen Sauerbrey, Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees, and Migration
AUTHOR SERIES: THE REAL PROBLEM OF FOREIGN AID
January 16, 2007 | Washington, DC
Foreign Aid: Diplomacy, Development, and Domestic Politics
Carol Lancaster, Author and Director of the Mortara Center for International Studies at Georgetown University
2006 EVENTS
WFPG MEMBER HOLIDAY PARTY
December 8, 2006 | Washington DC
CELEBRATION OF WOMEN DIPLOMATS
November 29, 2006 | Washington, DC
A reception to celebrate and highlight the achievements of women diplomats
AUTHOR SERIES: THE LIFE OF COLIN POWELL
November 1, 2006 | Washington DC
Soldier: The Life of Colin Powell
Karen DeYoung, Author and Associate Editor, The Washington Post
AUTHOR SERIES: THE LIFE OF COLIN POWELL
October 30, 2006 | New York, NY
Soldier: The Life of Colin Powell
Karen DeYoung, Author and Associate Editor, The Washington Post
WFPG ANNUAL LUNCHEON
October 16, 2006 | Washington DC
H.E. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, President of Liberia
Ambassador Jendayi Frazer, Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs
Renee Poussaint (moderator), CEO, National Visionary Leadership Project
CARNEGIE SCHOLARS SERIES: INSIDE THE MADRASAS
September 20, 2006 | New York, NY
Professor Ebrahim E.I. Moosa, 2005 Carnegie Corporation Scholar, Associate Research Professor of Religion, Duke University, and Author
Made possible by the generous support of the Carnegie Corporation of New York
CARNEGIE SCHOLARS SERIES: WHERE WESTERN CULTURE AND MUSLIM VALUES INTERSECT
September 7, 2006 | Washington DC
Lawrence Rosen, 2005 Carnegie Corporation Scholar and William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Anthropology, Princeton University
Brian Edwards, 2005 Carnegie Corporation Scholar and Professor of English and Comparative Literary Studies, Northwestern University
Made possible by the generous support of the Carnegie Corporation of New York
AUTHOR SERIES: THE IMPACT OF THE WAR ON TERROR IN AFGANISTAN
September 6, 2006 | New York, NY
The Punishment of Virtue: Inside Afghanistan After the Taliban
Sarah Chayes, Author and Former NPR Correspondent
CARNEGIE SCHOLARS SERIES: ISLAMIC PERSPECTIVES ON DEMOCRACTIC VIRTUES, PLURALISM, AND THE COMMON GOOD
July 26, 2006 | Washington, DC
Asma Afsaruddin, 2005 Carnegie Corporation Scholar, Associate Professor of Arabic and Islamic Studies, University of Notre Dame
Made possible by the generous support of the Carnegie Corporation of New York
AUTHOR SERIES: UNCOVERING AFRICA'S RENAISSANCE
June 29, 2006 | Washington DC
New News Out of Africa: Uncovering Africa's Renaissance
Charlayne Hunter-Gault, Author, NPR Special Correspondent, and Former CNN Johannesburg Bureau Chief and Correspondent
EMBASSY SERIES: EGYPT AND THE US
June 22, 2006 | Washington DC
Ambassador Sallama Shaker, Egyptian Assistant Foreign Minister for North and Latin American Affairs
CARNEGIE SCHOLARS SERIES: THE ETHICS OF WAR AND PEACE IN SOUTH ASIAN ISLAM
May 15, 2006 | New York, NY
Ayesha Jalal, 2005 Carnegie Corporation Scholar, Professor of History, Tufts University
Made possible by the generous support of the Carnegie Corporation of New York
UN ANNUAL BRIEFINGS: THE UN IN THE 21ST CENTURY: CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES
May 3, 2006 | New York, NY
Keynote Luncheon Speaker:
Shashi Tharoor, Under-Secretary-General for Communications and Public Information, United Nations
Briefings:
Amat Al Alim Ali Alsoswa, Assistant Administrator and Director of the Regional Bureau for Arab States, UNDP
Anne-Marie Goetz, Chief Adviser for Governance, Peace and Security, UNIFEM
Ellen Margrethe Lj, Danish Ambassador to the UN and Co-Chair of the UN General Assembly Working Committee on the Peacebuilding Commission
Edward Mortimer, UN Director of Communication Office of the Secretary-General
Gillian Sorensen, Senior Adviser at the UN Foundation, Former Assistant Secretary-General for External Affairs
Oliver Ulich, Desk Officer for Sudan, UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Ann Veneman, Executive Director, UNICEF
CARNEGIE SCHOLARS SERIES: ISLAMIC INTERNATIONAL LAW AND PUBLIC INTERNATIONAL LAW
March 22, 2006 | Washington DC
Sohail Hashmi, 2005 Carnegie Corporation Scholar, Professor of International Relations, Mount Holyoke College
Made possible by the generous support of the Carnegie Corporation of New York
CARNEGIE SCHOLARS SERIES: EUROPEAN MUSLIMS AND FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION
March 6, 2006 | Washington DC
John Bowen, 2005 Carnegie Corporation Scholar, Dunbar-Van Cleve Professor in Arts & Sciences, Washington University in St. Louis
Made possible by the generous support of the Carnegie Corporation of New York