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2022 INCLUSIVE NATIONAL SECURITY EVENTS

Season 2: Gender and National Security

In 2022, InclusiveNatSec focused on the theme of Gender and National Security. The virtual event series featured a range of distinguished keynote speakers from government, academia, and the private sector. 

Special Event

This event took place on October 25, 2022.

The Crackdown in Iran: A Women, Peace, and Security Situation Spotlight

A VIRTUAL SEMINAR BY INCLUSIVE NATIONAL SECURITY & THE NATIONAL SECURITY SEMINAR SERIES

FEATURING: Dr. Michael Connell, Principal Research Scientist, Strategy, Policy, Plans, and Programs Division, CNA and Dr. Nazee Moinian, Non-Resident Scholar, Iran Program, Middle East Institute

MODERATOR: Nilanthi Samaranayake, Director, Strategy and Policy Analysis Program, CNA

WITH INTRODUCTION BY: Halleh Seyson, Vice President/Director, Institute for Public Research, CNA

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This event took place on September 12, 2022.

Metrics and Methods: Assessing Gender Equity in National Security
 

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS: Dr. Chantal de Jonge Oudraat (Global Fellow, Wilson Center) and Carmen A. Medina (retired senior analytics leader and former Deputy Director for Intelligence, CIA)

MODERATOR: Julia McQuaid, Principal Research Scientist, Strategy, Policy, and Programs Division

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This event took place on June 7, 2022.

AI and National Security: Gender, Race, and Algorithms
 

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Elizabeth M. Adams (CEO, EMA Advisory Services, Affiliate Fellow Institute for Human-Centered AI, Stanford University.)

MODERATOR: Kaia Haney, Associate Research Analyst, Strategy, Policy, and Programs Division

RELATED PODCAST: AI With AI, Episode 5.17

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This event took place on May 18, 2022.

Inclusivity in Wargaming and Impacts for Defense Planning
 

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Dr. Yuna Huh Wong, Defense Analyst, Joint Advanced Warfighting Division, Institute for Defense Analyses (IDA)
Dr. Margaret McCown, Deputy Division Chief, Studies, Analysis, and Gaming Division, Joint Staff J8

MODERATOR: Ms. Catherine Lea, Senior Research Scientist, Gaming and Integration Program, CNA

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This event took place on April 27, 2022.

Gender, Sex, Stability, and Security

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Dr. Valerie M. Hudson, Professor and George H.W. Bush Chair in the Department of International Affairs and Director of Program on Women, Peace, and Security at the Bush School of Government and Public Service, Texas A&M University

Moderator: Dr. Jennifer Hawkins, Senior Women, Peace, and Security Advisor, USAID

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This event took place on March 10, 2022.

GENDER STEREOTYPES AND TRANSGENDER SERVICE MEMBERS

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Lt Col Bree Fram, Deputy Chief of the Acquisition Policies and Processes Division, US Space Force; Co-Lead of the Department of the Air Force Transgender Policy Team 

Moderator: Dr. Máel Embser-Herbert, professor of sociology, Hamline University

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This event took place on February 24, 2022.

GENDER EQUITY, INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT, AND NATIONAL SECURITY

KEYNOTE SPEAKER:  Carla Koppell, Distinguished Fellow, Georgetown University Institute for Women, Peace and Security, and Senior Advisor and Adjunct Assistant Professor, Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service

Moderator: Maryum Saifee, Gender policy expert

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