Women and Foreign Policy Advisory Council

The advisory council has been instrumental in establishing the endowed chair for Women and Foreign Policy at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR). Founded by Jewelle Bickford, senior managing director at Rothschild North America Inc., its members include leaders from the business, nonprofit, and philanthropic sectors throughout the country who have a keen interest in issues related to U.S. foreign policy toward women in developing countries. If you would like more information about the advisory council, please contact Ms. Hannah Chartoff at hchartoff@cfr.org.

Meetings

Women and Foreign Policy Program Advisory Council Meeting

Chairs: Gayle Tzemach Lemmon, Senior Fellow for Women and Foreign Policy, Council on Foreign Relations, Rachel B. Vogelstein, Fellow for Women and Foreign Policy, Director, Women and Girls Programs, Office of Hillary Rodham Clinton, Clinton Foundation; Council on Foreign Relations
December 9, 2013

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Women and Foreign Policy Advisory Council Luncheon

Speaker: Micah Zenko, Douglas Dillon Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations
Presider: Isobel Coleman, enior Fellow and Director of the Civil Society, Markets, and Democracy Initiative; Director of the Women and Foreign Policy Program, Council on Foreign Relations
December 11, 2012

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The Road Ahead: UN Women

Speaker: Gülden Türköz-Cosslett, Director, Programme Division, UN Women
Presider: Gayle Tzemach Lemmon, Fellow for U.S. Foreign Policy and Deputy Director, Women and Foreign Policy Program, Council on Foreign Relations
May 3, 2012

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Restoring Land and Livelihoods

Speaker: Dana Freyer, Cofounder and Chair of the Board of Directors and Executive Committee, Global Partnership for Afghanistan
Presider: Gayle Tzemach Lemmon, Fellow for U.S. Foreign Policy and Deputy Director, Women and Foreign Policy Program, Council on Foreign Relations
February 7, 2012

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Delivering Solutions for Development

Speaker: Jill W. Sheffield, Founder and President, Women Deliver and Founder, Family Care International
Presider: Gayle Tzemach Lemmon, Fellow for U.S. Foreign Policy and Deputy Director, Women and Foreign Policy Program, Council on Foreign Relations
December 15, 2011

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Winning the War for Talent: A Conversation with Sylvia Ann Hewlett

Speaker: Sylvia Ann Hewlett, Founding President, Center for Work-Life Policy and Director, Gender and Policy Program at the School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University
Presider: Gayle Tzemach Lemmon, Fellow for U.S. Foreign Policy and Deputy Director, Women and Foreign Policy Program, Council on Foreign Relations
October 20, 2011

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Advisory Council Meeting

Speaker: Jimmie Briggs, Author, Journalist, and Founder, Man Up Campaign
Presider: Isobel Coleman, Council on Foreign Relations
May 17, 2011

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Advisory Council Meeting

Speaker: Alyse Nelson, Vital Voices Global Partnership
Presider: Isobel Coleman, Council on Foreign Relations
March 30, 2011

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Advisory Council Meeting

Speakers: Holly Gordon, Vice President for Project Development, The Documentary Group, Tom Yellin, Co-Founder, President, and Executive Producer, The Documentary Group
Presider: Gayle Tzemach Lemmon, Council on Foreign Relations
November 1, 2010

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Advisory Council Meeting

Speaker: Gayle Tzemach Lemmon, Council on Foreign Relations
Presider: Isobel Coleman, Council on Foreign Relations
September 20, 2010

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Advisory Council Meeting

Speaker: Lorie D. Jackson, Director, Women’s Economic Opportunity Initiative, Exxon Mobil Corporation
Presider: Isobel Coleman, Council on Foreign Relations
June 2, 2010

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A Conversation with Jensine Larsen

Speaker: Jensine Larsen, World Pulse
Presider: Isobel Coleman, Council on Foreign Relations
March 10, 2010

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Women and Foreign Policy Advisory Council: A Conversation with Amanda Ellis

Speaker: Amanda Ellis, World Bank Group
Presider: Isobel Coleman, Council on Foreign Relations
November 11, 2009

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Women and Foreign Policy Advisory Council: 10,000 Women - One Year Later

Speaker: Dina Habib Powell, The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.
Presider: Isobel Coleman, Council on Foreign Relations
June 1, 2009

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Women and Foreign Policy Advisory Council: The Next Movement - Women Entrepreneurs Driving Global Economic Growth

Speakers: Amanda Ellis, World Bank Group, Obafemi Olayebi, My World of Bags, Dina Habib Powell, The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., Patricia A. Sellers, Fortune Magazine
Presider: Isobel Coleman, Council on Foreign Relations
May 11, 2009

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Women and Foreign Policy Advisory Council Luncheon: Philanthropy and Global Engagement in the Arab Region - A Conversation with Barbara Ibrahim

Speaker: Barbara Ibrahim, Population Council
Presider: Isobel Coleman, Council on Foreign Relations
March 4, 2009

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Women and Foreign Policy Advisory Council Luncheon

Speaker: Ines Alberdi, United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM)
Presider: Isobel Coleman, Council on Foreign Relations
November 20, 2008

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Women and Foreign Policy Advisory Council Luncheon

Speaker: Shirin R. Tahir-Kheli, U.S. Department of State
Presider: Isobel Coleman, Council on Foreign Relations
September 10, 2008

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Women and Foreign Policy Advisory Council Luncheon

Speaker: Carolyn Makinson, Executive Director, Women's Commission for Refugee Women and Children
Presider: Isobel Coleman, Senior Fellow for U.S. Foreign Policy, Council on Foreign Relations
May 7, 2008

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Women and Foreign Policy Advisory Council Luncheon

Presider: Isobel Coleman, Senior Fellow for U.S. Foreign Policy, Council on Foerign Relations
March 12, 2008

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Women and Foreign Policy Advisory Council Luncheon

Speaker: Jacqueline Novogratz, Chief Executive Officer, Acumen Fund
Presider: Isobel Coleman, Senior Fellow for U.S. Foreign Policy, Council on Foreign Relations
January 16, 2008

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Women and Foreign Policy Advisory Council Luncheon

Speaker: Aloisea Inyumba, Senator in Parliament, Rwandese Republic
Presider: Isobel Coleman, Senior Fellow for U.S. Foreign Policy, Council on Foreign Relations
November 28, 2007

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Advisory Council Luncheon

Speaker: Isobel Coleman, Senior Fellow for U.S. Foreign Policy, The Council on Foreign Relations
June 26, 2007

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Advisory Council Luncheon

Speaker: Mahnaz Afkhami, President, Women's Learning Partnership for Rights, Development & Peace
Presider: Isobel Coleman, Senior Fellow for U.S. Foreign Policy, The Council on Foreign Relations
March 13, 2007

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Advisory Council Luncheon

Speaker: Stephanie Kleine-Ahlbrandt, International Affairs Fellow, The Council on Foreign Relations
Presider: Isobel Coleman, Senior Fellow for U.S. Foreign Policy, The Council on Foreign Relations
January 16, 2007 12:15–2:00 p.m.

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Advisory Council Luncheon

Speaker: Nancy Barry, Women's World Banking
Presider: Isobel Coleman, Senior Fellow for U.S. Foreign Policy, The Council on Foreign Relations
November 21, 2006 12:15–2:00 p.m.

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Advisory Council Luncheon

Speakers: Isobel Coleman, Senior Fellow for U.S. Foreign Policy, The Council on Foreign Relations, Zainab Salbi, President, Women for Women International
September 19, 2006 11:00–2:00 a.m.

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Advisory Council Luncheon

Speaker: Noeleen Heyzer, Director, United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM)
Presider: Isobel Coleman, Senior Fellow for U.S. Foreign Policy, The Council on Foreign Relations
May 16, 2006 12:00–2:00 p.m.

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Advisory Council Luncheon

Speakers: Jane Arraf, Edward R. Murrow Press Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations, Isobel Coleman, Senior Fellow for U.S. Foreign Policy, Council on Foreign Relations
March 7, 2006 12:00–2:00 p.m.

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Advisory Council Luncheon

Speaker: Carol Yost, The Asia Foundation
Presider: Isobel Coleman, Senior Fellow for U.S. Foreign Policy, Council on Foreign Relations
January 24, 2006 12:00–2:00 p.m.

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