Careers in Gender, Development, and Human Rights
Where Do You Start? 
What Do You Need to Succeed?

Washington, DC—On August 3, 2017, the Women's Foreign Policy Group hosted a panel discussion on starting careers in gender, international development, and human rights. The panel featured a group of experienced professionals: Kat Fotovat of the Secretary of State's Office of Global Women's Issues, Vasu Mohan of IFES, Christina Schultz of Chemonics, and moderator and WFPG Board Member Stephenie Foster of Smash Strategies. The panelists began by briefly sharing their career paths and then proceeded to share their advice with participants. The panelists highlighted the importance of letting your skills and interests guide you, finding how you can uniquely contribute to the world, seeking work-life balance, cultivating transferable skills, finding mentors, and supporting your colleagues. WFPG's Build your Career Series is part of the WFPG’s commitment to supporting and promoting young women leaders in foreign policy. View twitter coverage #WFPGcareer

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Vasu Mohan, Kat Fotovat, Christina Schultz,
and Stephenie Foster

Partner of Smash Strategies and WFPG Board Member
Stephenie Foster welcomes panelists and guests


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Director of Latin America and the Caribbean
at Chemonics Christina Schultz

Kat Fotovat, Director of the Global Programming Team in the Secretary of State's Office of Global Women's Issues


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Regional Director for Asia Pacific at IFES Vasu Mohan

A guest asks a question


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