IssuesNATO Security & Defense
RegionsEurope & Eurasia
Event RecapDec 22, 2022
Integrating women’s agency in strategic planning: the missing element of power from US national security strategies
On December 19, the Scowcroft Center's Transatlantic Security Initiative hosted a public discussion on the missing element from the recently released US NSS and NDS: the role gender plays in foreign and defense policy to help the United States achieve its goals and ensure collective security.
Kimberly Talley is a program assistant with the Transatlantic Security Initiative (TSI) at the Atlantic Council’s Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security. As a program assistant, she provides support across several partnerships focused on strengthening the transatlantic security environment and alliance in a complex, evolving world. Prior to her work with TSI, Talley served as program assistant for the Center for Security Policy Studies at George Mason University’s Schar School of Policy and Government, where she also obtained her MA in international security. Before pursuing her MA, she worked as a data analyst in the geographic information systems software industry, supporting rural telecommunications companies bringing broadband capabilities to all corners of the United States. She received two BA degrees in geography and political science from Virginia Tech.