Join us on December 3rd for our 2019 Celebrating Women Leaders Luncheon! This year WFPG will highlight three phenomenal international security professionals and hear their insights on national security. The program will include a conversation with Ambassador Susan Rice, 24th US National Security Advisor (2013-2017), and USA Today Washington Bureau Chief Susan Page on Ambassador Rice's new book Tough Love: My Story of the Things Worth Fighting For, as well as a fireside chat on the future of national security with Hon. Susan Gordon, Principal Deputy Director of National Intelligence (2017-2019), Hon. Andrea Thompson, Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security Affairs (2018-2019), and New York Times Washington Bureau Chief Elisabeth Bumiller. The luncheon will be followed by a book signing with Ambassador Rice.The program will be held at noon at the Ritz Carlton Hotel, Washington, DC. View Invitation
WFPG’s Celebrating Women Leaders Luncheons honor prominent women officials and international leaders who shape foreign policy and international decision-making. This hallmark WFPG event attracts a distinguished audience of leaders, ambassadors, and officials in the US foreign policy community. Support like yours enables us to continue highlighting and supporting women’s voices and leadership throughout the year through our substantive international issues programming and mentoring activities.
Member $225 | Nonmember $275
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Leadership Circle, $15,000
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Ambassador Elizabeth Frawley Bagley
The Honorable Antony J. Blinken
Ambassador William J. Burns
Ambassador Paula J. Dobriansky
The Honorable Thomas E. Donilon
The Honorable Michèle Flournoy
Donna Cochran McLarty
The Honorable Lisa Monaco
Ambassador Anne W. Patterson
Ambassador Nancy J. Powell
Ambassador Samantha Power
The Honorable Mike J. Rogers
Ambassador Wendy R. Sherman
Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield
The Honorable Heather Wilson
Ambassador Roya Rahmani, Embassy of Afghanistan | Ambassador Floreta Faber, Embassy of Albania | Ambassador Madjid Bouguerra, Embassy of Algeria | Ambassador Elisenda Vives Balmaña, Embassy of Andorra | Ambassador Sir Ronald Sanders, Embassy of Antigua and Barbuda | Ambassador Fernando Oris de Roa, Embassy of Argentina | Ambassador Varuzhan Nersesyan, Embassy of Armenia | Ambassador Joe Hockey, Embassy of Australia | Ambassador Dirk Wouters, Embassy of Belgium | Ambassador Tihomir Stoytchev, Embassy of Bulgaria | Ambassador Henri Etoundi Essomba, Embassy of Cameroon | Ambassador Ngote Gali Koutou, Embassy of Chad | Ambassador Alfonso Silva Navarro, Embassy of Chile | Ambassador Fernando Llorca Castro, Embassy of Costa Rica | Ambassador Hynek Kmoníček, Embassy of the Czech Republic | Ambassador Mohamed Siad Doualeh, Embassy of Djibouti | Ambassador Jonatan Vseviov, Embassy of Estonia | Ambassador Stavros Lambrinidis, Delegation of the European Union | Ambassador Kirsti Kauppi, Embassy of Finland | Ambassador David Bakradze, Embassy of Georgia | Ambassador Dr. Barfuor Adjei-Barwuah, Embassy of Ghana | Ambassador Dr. Riyad Insanally, Embassy of Guyana | Ambassador Bergdís Ellertsdóttir, Embassy of Iceland | Ambassador Daniel Gerard Mulhall, Embassy of Ireland | Ambassador Audrey P. Marks, Embassy of Jamaica | Ambassador Shinsuke Sugiyama, Embassy of Japan | Ambassador Dina Kawar, Embassy of Jordan | Ambassador Sankatana Gabriel Maja, Embassy of Lesotho | Ambassador Wafa M. T. Bughaighis, Embassy of Libya | Ambassador Kurt Jaeger, Embassy of Liechtenstein | Ambassador Rolandas Kriščiūnas, Embassy of Lithuania | Ambassador Gaston Stronck, Embassy of Luxembourg | Chargé d’Affaires Marigona Marku, Embassy of North Macedonia | Ambassador Edward Y. Sawerengera, Embassy of Malawi | Ambassador Martha Bárcena Coqui, Embassy of Mexico | Ambassador Maguy Maccario Doyle, Embassy of Monaco | Ambassador André Haspels, Embassy of the Netherlands | Ambassador Kåre R. Aas, Embassy of Norway | Ambassador Hunaina Sultan Ahmed Al Mughairy, Embassy of Oman | Ambassador Hugo de Zela, Embassy of Peru | Ambassador Jose Manuel G. Romualdez, Embassy of the Philippines | Ambassador Piotr Wilczek, Embassy of Poland | Ambassador Sheikh Meshal Bin Hamad Al Thani, Embassy of Qatar | Ambassador Mathilde Mukantabana, Embassy of Rwanda | Princess Reema bint Bandar, Embassy of Saudi Arabia | Ambassador Ashok Kumar Mirpuri, Embassy of Singapore | Ambassador Ivan Korčok, Embassy of Slovakia | Chargé d’Affaires Yoliswa Mvebe, Embassy of South Africa | Ambassador Niermala Sakoentala Badrising, Embassy of Suriname | Ambassador Karin Ulrika Olofsdotter, Embassy of Sweden | Ambassador Thani Thongphakdi, Embassy of Thailand | Ambassador Isilio Coelho, Embassy of Timor-Leste | Ambassador Fayçal Gouia, Embassy of Tunisia | Ambassador Dr. Carlos Alberto Gianelli Derois, Embassy of Uruguay
United Technologies
Embassy of the State of Qatar

Host Hotels & Resorts
Northrop Grumman
Lois Romano
Ambassador Catherine M. Russell
Maureen White and Steven Rattner

The Coca-Cola Company | O’Melveny & Myers LLP | Principal to Principal
Anita Botti | Mary and Jeffrey Brady | Theresa Loar
Ambassador Ray and Shaista Mahmood | Gebe Martinez | Donna C. McLarty

Cultural Vistas | RTI International | Elisabeth Bumiller | Dane A. Nichols
Ambassador Anne W. Patterson | Evan Ryan | Beth Solomon

Embassy Wine Donors:
Embassy of Argentina | Embassy of Australia | Embassy of Chile
Embassy of Georgia | Embassy of Italy | Embassy of Liechtenstein
Embassy of New Zealand | Embassy of North Macedonia | Embassy of Slovakia

The Women’s Foreign Policy Group advances women’s leadership in international affairs and amplifies their voices through substantive global issue discussions and mentoring. Founded over 20 years ago, WFPG works tirelessly to expand the foreign policy dialogue across political divides and generations, and to support women at every stage of their careers. We believe that through highlighting women leaders in foreign policy, we provide important role models for the next generation and create a vital network of women from different sectors, generations, and backgrounds. Learn more
2018 Celebrating Women Leaders Luncheon
December 6, 2018 | Washington, DC
Women Shaping the Global Economy

Dina Habib Powell, Goldman Sachs
Elise Labott, CNN Global Affairs Correspondent
Patricia Ellis, WFPG President Emeritus and Co-Founder
2017 Autumn Gala
November 7, 2017 | Washington, DC
A Conversation on National Security

Hon. Mike Rogers, Host of CNN's Declassified
Lisa Monaco, Former Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism (2013-17)
Cathy Russell, Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues (2013-17)
2016 Fall Conference
November 29, 2017 | Washington, DC
Facing a World in Turmoil

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
2016 Celebrating Women Leaders
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
2015 Celebrating Women Leaders
December 11, 2015 | Washington, DC
War and Diplomacy: The Inside Story of Covering the World's Conflicts

Margaret Brennan, CBS News
Helene Cooper, The New York Times, Missy Ryan, The Washington Post, and
Elisabeth Bumiller (moderator), The New York Times
2015 20th Anniversary Celebration
June 10, 2015 | Washington, DC
Women Leaders Tackling 21st Century Challenges

A full-day conference and evening reception celebrating the 20th Anniversary
of the WFPG
2014 Celebrating Women Leaders
December 15, 2014 | Washington, DC
Global Conflicts and Crises: The View from the Inside

Helene Cooper, The New York Times, Elise Labott, CNN,
Missy Ryan, The Washington Post, Margaret Warner, PBS Newshour, and
Elisabeth Bumiller (moderator), The New York Times
2014 Celebrating Women Leaders
May 14, 2014 | Washington, DC
Major National Security Challenges Facing the US

Ambassador Susan Rice, US National Security Advisor
Judy Woodruff (moderator), PBS NewsHour Co-Anchor and Managing Editor
2013 Celebrating Women Leaders
November 21, 2013 | Washington, DC
Voices of Women Journalists in Foreign Policy
Karen DeYoung, Senior National Correspondent, The Washington Post
Jill Dougherty, Foreign Affairs Correspondent, CNN
Siobhan Gorman, Intelligence Correspondent, The Wall Street Journal
Elisabeth Bumiller (moderator), Deputy Washington Bureau Chief, The New York Times
2012 Celebrating Women Leaders
June 25, 2012 | Washington, DC
International Financial Diplomacy
Lael Brainard, Under Secretary of the Treasury for International Affairs
Chrystia Freeland (moderator), Thomson Reuters Digital
2012 Celebrating Women Leaders
April 20, 2012 | Washington, DC
Women's Empowerment in the Middle East and Worldwide
Michelle Bachelet, Executive Director, UN Women
Judy Woodruff (moderator), PBS NewsHour
2011 Celebrating Women Leaders
November 3, 2011 | Washington, DC
Technology, Terrorism, and Intelligence
Senator Dianne Feinstein, Chair, Select Committee on Intelligence
Elisabeth Bumiller (moderator), The New York Times
Maxine Isaacs (event chair), WFPG Board Chair
2010 Celebrating Women Leaders
November 1, 2010 | Washington, DC
Leading a Global Corporation
Anne Mulcahy, Former Chairman and CEO, Xerox Corporation
Bianna Golodryga (moderator), ABC News
Hon. Ann Korologos (event chair), Former US Secretary of Labor
2010 Celebrating Women Leaders
July 15, 2010 | Washington, DC
Women Center Stage in Foreign Policy and the Global Economy
Melanne Verveer, Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues
Judy Woodruff (moderator), PBS NewsHour
2009 Celebrating Women Leaders
December 16, 2009 | Washington, DC
Janet Napolitano, Secretary of Homeland Security
Elisabeth Bumiller (moderator), The New York Times
2009 Celebrating Women Leaders
July 23, 2009 | Washington, DC
The Development Challenge in the Middle of the Global Recession
Helen Clark, United Nations Development Programme Administrator
Kimberly Dozier (moderator), CBS News
2008 Celebrating Women Leaders
September 29, 2008 | Washington, DC
Hunger as a National Security and Global Stability Issue
Josette Sheeran, Executive Director, UN World Food Programme
Lara Logan (moderator), CBS News
Mary Catherine Toker (event chair), General Mills, Inc.
2007 Celebrating Women Leaders
December 10, 2007 | Washington, DC
Dr. Condoleezza Rice, US Secretary of State
Andrea Mitchell (moderator), CBS News
Hon. Ann Korologos (event chair), Former US Secretary of Labor
2006 Celebrating Women Leaders
October 16, 2006 | Washington, DC
Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, President of Liberia
Jendayi Frazer (tribute), Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs
Renee Poussaint (moderator), CEO, National Visionary Leadership Project
2005: 10th Anniversary Celebration
November 4, 2005 | Washington, DC
America's Dialogue with the World
Karen Hughes, Undersecretary for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs
Andrea Koppel (moderator), CNN
Kathy Bushkin (event chair), United Nations Foundation
2004 Congressional Leadership Awards
March 31, 2004 | Washington, DC
The Challenges and Responsibilities of American World Leadership
Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-NY), US Senate
Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-TX), US Senate
Margaret Warner (moderator), The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer
Susan Davis and Elizabeth Bagley (event co-chairs)
2003 Celebrating Women Leaders
December 2, 2003 | Washington, DC
Iraq Reconstruction: The Challenges for the US and the UN
Robin Raphel, Coordinator for Iraq Reconstruction, Department of State
Julia Taft, UNDP Asst Administrator for Crisis Prevention & Recovery
Susan King (moderator), Carnegie Corporation of New York
2002 Celebrating Women Leaders
December 13, 2002 | Washington, DC
Foreign Policy Center-Stage: Voices of Women Journalists
Elisabeth Bumiller, The New York Times
Karen DeYoung, The Washington Post
Andrea Koppel, CNN
Judy Woodruff (moderator), Host of Inside Politics, CNN
2001 Celebrating Women Leaders
November 27, 2001 | Washington, DC
Terrorism: New Challenges, New Missions, New Solutions
Maleeha Lodhi, Ambassador of Pakistan to the United States
Representative Jane Harman, (D-CA) Ranking Minority Member, House Intelligence Subcommittee on Terrorism and Homeland Security
Cokie Roberts (moderator), ABC News
2000: 5th Anniversary Luncheon
November 20, 2000 | Washington, DC
Dr. Madeleine Albright, Secretary of State
Maureen Bunyan (moderator), Lead anchor, WJLA-TV
Janice Zarro (concluding remarks), WFPG Board Chair