Event Recap

Mar 8, 2023

WIn Fellowship Roadshow summary: a promising start for the inaugural fellows

By Amira Attia and Lynn Monzer

A recap of the 2023 WIn Fellowship Roadshow

Economy & Business Future of Work

New Atlanticist

Mar 8, 2023

Gender persecution is happening in Iran. Targeted sanctions would be a step toward accountability.

By Celeste Kmiotek, Lisandra Novo

Designating the Supreme Council of the Cultural Revolution, a principal institution behind the systematic oppression of women in Iran, would put its members on notice.

Corruption Human Rights

New Atlanticist

Mar 8, 2023

Inflation comes with a big gender gap. Here are five ways to narrow it.

By Nicole Goldin

This year’s International Women’s Day is taking place against a backdrop of an inflation surge that is disproportionately impacting women.

Economy & Business Inclusive Growth


Mar 2, 2023

Ukraine’s women are playing a key role in the fight against Russia

By Adrienne Ross

From frontline soldiers to unofficial ambassadors, Ukraine's women are playing a key role in their country's struggle to defeat the Russian army and end Vladimir Putin's criminal invasion, writes Adrienne Ross.

Civil Society Conflict

Event Recap

Feb 9, 2023

Redefining the meaning of ‘failure’ in policies and culture to promote business risk

By Amira Attia

On January 24th, the Atlantic Council’s empowerME Initiative held a discussion about destigmatizing failure and promoting business risk through policies and culture.

Economy & Business Inclusive Growth

New Atlanticist

Feb 8, 2023

A more diverse US State Department is taking on its ‘male, pale, and Yale’ legacy

By Nick Fouriezos

US Ambassador to the UN Linda Thomas-Greenfield and Gina Abercrombie-Winstanley, the State Department’s first ever chief diversity and inclusion officer, spoke at an Atlantic Council Front Page event honoring Black trailblazers in foreign policy.

Africa Politics & Diplomacy

New Atlanticist

Jan 27, 2023

What will it take to deter Iran from targeting opponents inside the US?

By Atlantic Council experts

The US Department of Justice unsealed charges Friday in an alleged assassination plot directed by Iran against a US journalist. Our experts unpack the ongoing threat.

Human Rights Iran


Jan 17, 2023

Resisting Russia one artwork at a time

By Melinda Haring, Jacob Heilbrunn

“Women at War,” a new US exhibition featuring a variety of works by twelve female Ukrainian artists, is a symbol of defiance to the Kremlin’s latest attempt to expunge Ukraine’s heritage.

Civil Society Conflict

Event Recap

Dec 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.

National Security Security & Defense

Event Recap

Dec 12, 2022

Societal norms in Saudi Arabia clearing the way for more women to start and lead businesses

By Nour Alhajjeh

On December 5, 2022 the Atlantic Council’s empowerME Initiative held a panel event on the impact of societal norms and structures on women’s economic empowerment in Saudi Arabia.

Civil Society Economy & Business