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International Women’s Day 2021: The future of defense and security

On March 8, 2021–International Women’s Day–The Honorable Michèle Flournoy and a diverse group of next-generation leaders analyzed the unique impact of gender in the security challenges of the next decade and strategies to empower women in international security careers. Learn more about the event and watch the replay here.

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Read our series on the gendered impacts of security

Wed, Mar 10, 2021

Starling and Siegel in National Interest on gendered disinformation

On March 10, FD Deputy Director and Resident Fellow Clementine G. Starling and Young Global Professional Julia Siegel wrote an article in the National Interest titled “Disinformation against women puts democracy at risk.”

In the News by Atlantic Council

Disinformation Russia

Fri, Mar 5, 2021

The 5×5—Questioning basic assumptions in the cyber domain

Challenging assumptions in cyberspace also means challenging assumptions about the theorists and strategists themselves. International Women’s Day, coming up on March 8, serves as a reminder to include female voices as a means of enriching policy discussions, producing more insightful work, and driving impact.

New Atlanticist by Simon Handler, Emma Schroeder

Cybersecurity Internet

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To commemorate International Women’s Day, next-generation leaders from across the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security shared their thoughts on the underlying theme of the future of defense: gender matters. Diversity matters. We need to take a multifaceted approach to our collective security.

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Women in Swiss security

Mon, Mar 8, 2021

NATO partnerships for Women, Peace, and Security

Lisa A. Aronsson outlines the achievements and the implementation challenges NATO faces, and offers three sets of recommendations for overcoming institutional hurdles, leveraging non-NATO members, and reviving NATO's sense of purpose on the Women, Peace, and Security agenda.

In-Depth Research & Reports by Lisa Aronsson

Europe & Eurasia NATO
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