Tue, Nov 26, 2019

How the exclusion of women has cost Libya

At a recent United Nations Security Council (UNSC) meeting on November 18, 2019 concerning Libya, members were privileged to hear from Rida Al-Tubuly, advocate for peace and co-founder of Together We Build It, a nonprofit that supports a peaceful democratic transition in the country by empowering women to play an active role in peace-building. Ms. […]

MENASource by Emily Burchfield

Libya Peacekeeping and Peacebuilding

Mon, Oct 21, 2019

Invisible in an invisible war

Despite the nod to the critical role women play in the war with Russia, representatives of the Ukraine Women’s Veterans Movement note that discrimination has increased.

UkraineAlert by Lauren Van Metre and Steven Steiner

Civil Society Conflict

Thu, Oct 3, 2019

In solidarity with Sudan: Syria’s graffiti movement

Within this project, local volunteers planned and organized graffiti murals, based off of London artist and social commentator Banksy, reflecting on current events while tying in the Syrian conflict.

SyriaSource by Rana Riziq

Civil Society Resilience & Society

Mon, Sep 30, 2019

El-Gamal quoted in The Telegraph on the situation in Al-Hol camp in Syria

In the News by Atlantic Council

Politics & Diplomacy Resilience & Society

Thu, Aug 15, 2019

SheEO: How female executives power profit in the new economy

Numerous studies demonstrate the statistically significant relationship between increasing the number of women in senior management and on corporate boards, and accelerating company performance.

New Atlanticist by Dr. Alexis Crow

Economy & Business Women

Thu, Aug 8, 2019

Why are men still running everything in Ukraine?  

On inauguration day, the new president issued a picture of him and his inner team strutting down the red carpet. The picture is remarkable for the energy it conveys but it’s also remarkably male. There are no women in his inner circle.

UkraineAlert by Melinda Haring

Political Reform Ukraine

Fri, Jun 7, 2019

Gender equality has a vital role to play in protecting our oceans

To solve the challenges facing the oceans, gender parity has to be embedded in the solutions.

New Atlanticist by Peter Thomson and Isabella Lövin

Climate Change & Climate Action Energy & Environment

Sat, Jun 1, 2019

Giving Credit Where It’s Due: Access to Capital for Women in African Markets

On Thursday, May 16, the Africa Center hosted a public discussion on gendered barriers to raising capital in African markets, and the dearth of female leadership atop private equity and venture capital firms with funds on the African continent. Panelists discussed OPIC’s 2X Women’s Initiative, which has mobilized over $1 billion for women-led businesses, and […]

Insights & Impact by

Africa Economy & Business

Tue, Apr 2, 2019

#StrongerWithAllies: Meet the gritty artillery officer who will become one of Canada’s two female battery commanders

Maj. Melissa Marshall is constantly pushing herself to be "stronger," "faster," and "better."

New Atlanticist by Ashley Materi

NATO Security & Defense

Tue, Mar 19, 2019

Want justice? In Ukraine, you may have to do it yourself

Viktor Handziuk speaks softly about his only child, daughter Kateryna, and how she defended classmates from bullies when growing up. Kateryna grew and took on Ukraine’s bullies by participating in the Orange and Euromaidan Revolutions and by becoming a lawyer and public administrator in Kherson, a city of 290,000 just one hour from Crimea. But […]

UkraineAlert by Diane Francis

Civil Society Corruption