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STATE DEPARTMENT BRIEFING
December 20, 2016 | Washington, DC
A Conversation with Ambassador Samantha Power
H.E. Samantha Power, US Permanent Representative to the United Nations
Moderated by: Karen DeYoung, The Washington Post
EMBASSY SERIES
December 15, 2016 | Washington, DC
How Women are Rebuilding Rwanda
Ambassador Mathilde Mukantabana of Rwanda
BEYOND THE HEADLINES
December 5, 2016 | Washington, DC
US-Russian Relations and the New Cold War
Dr. Angela Stent, Georgetown University
FALL CONFERENCE: FACING A WORLD IN TURMOIL
November 29, 2016 | Washington, DC
Panel I: Security at Home and Abroad
Panel II: A World in Chaos: Challenges for the Next Administration

Keynote Speaker: Hon. John Kerry, US Secretary of State
EMBASSY SERIES
November 3, 2016 | Washington, DC
A Conversation on Pakistan: Regional Challenges and Relations with the US
H.E. Jalil Abbas Jilani, Ambassador of Pakistan to the United States
BUILD YOUR CAREER
October 18, 2016 | Washington, DC
Careers in International Affairs: Pathways and Opportunities in Gender, Diplomacy, and Development
Candace Bates, Career Foreign Service
Jennifer Hawkins, USAID’s Bureau for Democracy, Conflict, and Humanitarian Assistance
Lauren Supina, Strategist
Stephenie Foster, Secretary's Office of Global Women's Issues (Moderator)
BEYOND THE HEADLINES
October 4, 2016 | Washington, DC
A North-South Dialogue with Women Changemakers
Mahnaz Afkhami, Women’s Learning Partnership (Iran/US)
Yakin Etürk, Sociologist (Turkey)
Asma Khader, Sisterhood is Global Institute - Jordan (Jordan)
Joy Ngwakwe, Center for Advancement of Development Rights (Nigeria)
Jacqueline Pitanguy, Cidadania, Estudo, Pesquisa, Informação e Ação (Brazil)
Maureen White, Johns Hopkins SAIS (Moderator)
BEYOND THE HEADLINES
September 28, 2016 | Washington, DC
Changing the Paradigm: Empowering Girls and Communities through Education
Kakenya Ntaiya, Kakenya Center for Excellence
Ambassador Cathy Russell, US Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues
BEYOND THE HEADLINES
September 27, 2016 | Washington, DC
The Advocacy and the Ecstasy: A Year in the Life of an Ambassador for Women and Girls
Ambassador Natasha Stott Despoja, Australia’s Ambassador for Women and Girls
STATE DEPARTMENT BRIEFING
September 23, 2016 | New York, NY
US Priorities at the 71st UN General Assembly: Collective Action & Shared Responsibility
Bathsheba N. Crocker, Assistant Secretary of State for International Organizations
EMBASSY SERIES
September 20, 2016 | Washington, DC
Renewing Canada’s Place in the World
H.E. David MacNaughton, Ambassador of Canada to the United States
MEMBER NETWORKING HAPPY HOUR
September 19, 2016 | Washington, DC
Women's Foreign Policy Group was joined by Young Professionals in Foreign Policy and Women in International Security
BEYOND THE HEADLINES
September 14, 2016 | Washington, DC
The Politics of Foreign Policy: Clinton and Trump on Key Global Issues
Margaret Brennan,CBS News
Karen DeYoung,The Washington Post
Mark Lander,The New York Times
Elisabeth Bumiller,The New York Times (Moderator)
UN BRIEFING
September 13, 2016 | New York, NY
Tackling Today’s Displacement Challenges: The Role of Development
Izumi Nakamitsu, UN Assistant Secretary-General, UNDP Assistant Administrator, Crisis Response Unit
BROWN-BAG LUNCHEON
August 11, 2016 | Washington, DC
Where Do You Start? Careers in International Affairs
Dawn Calabia, Consultant
Sandra Pepera, National Democratic Institute
Ambassador Linda Jewell, Foreign Service, Retired
Andi Gitow, UN Information Center, Washington, DC
AUTHOR SERIES
July 12, 2016 | Washington, DC
The Fires of Spring: A Post-Arab Spring Journey through the Turbulent New Middle East
Shelly Culbertson, the RAND Corporation
Co-hosted by the Embassy of Slovenia
UN BRIEFING
June 29, 2016 | New York, NY
Emerging Challenges and Opportunities in Combating Human Trafficking: A View From the UN
Simone Monasebian, Director of the New York Office, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)
Co-sponsored with the Institute of International Education
SPECIAL EVENT
June 27, 2016 | Washington, DC
Farewell Reception for Ambassador Claudia Fritsche of Liechtenstein
Hosted by Ambassador John and Diana Negroponte
CELEBRATING WOMEN LEADERS LUNCHEON
June 20, 2016 | Washington, DC
Combating Terrorism, Regional Conflicts, and Migration Challenges in the Middle East and Africa
Assistant Secretary Anne Patterson, Near Eastern Affairs
Assistant Secretary Anne Richard, Population, Refugees, and Migration
Assistant Secretary Linda Thomas-Greenfield, African Affairs
Karen DeYoung (moderator), The Washington Post
UN BRIEFING
June 8, 2016 | Washington, DC
The World Humanitarian Summit: Changing How We Respond to Global Crises
Izumi Nakamitsu, UN Assistant Secretary-General and UNDP Assistant Administrator, Crisis Response Unit
EMBASSY SERIES
June 7, 2016 | Washington, DC
Looking Forward: the Future of the EU and Transatlantic Relations
Remarks by H.E. David O'Sullivan, Ambassador of the European Union to the United States
DC CELEBRATION OF WOMEN DIPLOMATS
June 1, 2016 | Washington, DC
A reception to celebrate and highlight the achievements of women diplomats
Hosted by Ambassador Kirsti Kauppi of Finland
BEYOND THE HEADLINES
May 19, 2016 | Washington, DC
Brazil in Crisis: Confronting Economic, Political, and Social Challenges
Johanna Mendelson Forman, The Stimson Center and American University
Kellie Meiman Hock, McLarty Associates
Moderated by: Diana Villiers Negroponte, The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
EMBASSY SERIES
April 21, 2016 | Washington, DC
India and the US: A Critical Partnership for the 21st Century
Remarks by H.E. Arun K. Singh, Ambassador of India to the United States
Moderated by Dr. Alyssa Ayres, Council on Foreign Relations
BEYOND THE HEADLINES
April 19, 2016 | Washington, DC
Jordan: In the Middle of the Middle East Chaos
Anja Wehler-Schoeck, Resident Director, Friedrich Ebert Foundation Jordan & Iraq

Co-sponsored with the Friedrich Ebert Foundation
UN BRIEFING
April 15, 2016 | New York, NY
Advancing Gender Equality through Communications
Cristina Gallach, Under-Secretary-General for Communications and Public Information, United Nations
Co-sponsored with the Institute of International Education
NY CELEBRATION OF WOMEN DIPLOMATS
April 14, 2016 | New York, NY
A reception to celebrate and highlight the achievements of women diplomats
Hosted by WFPG Member Geraldine Kundstadter
BEYOND THE HEADLINES
April 11, 2016 | Washington, DC
Organized Crime as a Human Rights Issue: Perspectives from the Americas
Joy Olson, Washington Office on Latin America
Co-sponsored with NAFSA: Association of International Educators
BEYOND THE HEADLINES
March 23, 2016 | Washington, DC
Art and Activism: Speaking out on Sexual Violence during the War in Kosovo
Screening of: The Making of #MendojPërTy/#Thinkingofyou
Remarks by H.E. Atifete Jahjaga, President of the Republic of Kosovo
Co-sponsored with the Embassy of Kosovo and NYU Washington, DC
BEYOND THE HEADLINES
March 22, 2016 | Washington, DC
Implementing the 2030 Development Agenda: A Conversation on the Gender Dimension
Mahmoud Mohieldin, Senior Vice President, The World Bank
Caren Grown, Senior Director for Gender, The World Bank
Co-sponsored with The World Bank Group
BEYOND THE HEADLINES
March 16, 2016 | Washington, DC
Post-Election Iran
Barbara Slavin, The Future of Iran Initiative, The Atlantic Council
INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY
March 8, 2016 | Washington, DC
Co-sponsored with the UN Foundation, UNIC and Johnson & Johnson
ANNUAL NY MENTORING FAIR
February 25, 2016 | New York, NY
Co-sponsored with New York University's Wasserman Career Center
and New York University's Wagner School of Public Service
UN BRIEFING
February 11, 2016 | Washington, DC
TEDx PlaceDesNations Live from the UN in Geneva: Transforming Lives
Co-sponsored by the Embassy of Switzerland, InterAction, UNA-NCA, the UN Foundation, and UNIC
BEYOND THE HEADLINES
February 5, 2016 | Washington, DC
Moving Forward? Venezuela's Economic and Political Challenges
Miriam Kornblith, National Endowment for Democracy 
ANNUAL DC MENTORING FAIR
February 3, 2016 | Washington, DC
Co-sponsored with The George Washington University Career Center
EMBASSY SERIES
January 14, 2016 | Washington, DC
Bulgaria on Two Front-Lines: Struggles with Russia and Turkey
H.E. Elena Poptodorova, Ambassador of Bulgaria to the United States
BEYOND THE HEADLINES
January 15, 2016 | New York, NY
The Paris Agreement: A Historic Turning Point or a Toothless Political Symbol?
Coral Davenport, The New York Times
BEYOND THE HEADLINES
January 7, 2016 | Washington, DC
The Paris Agreement: A Historic Turning Point or a Toothless Political Symbol?
Coral Davenport, The New York Times