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 Anne Connell, Assistant Director of the Women and Foreign Policy Program, aconnell@cfr.org.

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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 ZenkoDouglas Dillon Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations
Presider Isobel Colemanenior 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-CosslettDirector, Programme Division, UN Women
Presider Gayle Tzemach LemmonFellow 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 FreyerCofounder and Chair of the Board of Directors and Executive Committee, Global Partnership for Afghanistan
Presider Gayle Tzemach LemmonFellow 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. SheffieldFounder and President, Women Deliver and Founder, Family Care International
Presider Gayle Tzemach LemmonFellow 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 HewlettFounding 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 LemmonFellow 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 BriggsAuthor, Journalist, and Founder, Man Up Campaign
Presider Isobel ColemanCouncil on Foreign Relations
May 17, 2011

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Advisory Council Meeting

Speaker Alyse NelsonVital Voices Global Partnership
Presider Isobel ColemanCouncil on Foreign Relations
March 30, 2011

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Advisory Council Meeting

Speakers Tom YellinCo-Founder, President, and Executive Producer, The Documentary Group, Holly GordonVice President for Project Development, The Documentary Group
Presider Gayle Tzemach LemmonCouncil on Foreign Relations
November 1, 2010

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Advisory Council Meeting

Speaker Gayle Tzemach LemmonCouncil on Foreign Relations
Presider Isobel ColemanCouncil on Foreign Relations
September 20, 2010

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Advisory Council Meeting

Speaker Lorie D. JacksonDirector, Women’s Economic Opportunity Initiative, Exxon Mobil Corporation
Presider Isobel ColemanCouncil on Foreign Relations
June 2, 2010

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A Conversation with Jensine Larsen

Speaker Jensine LarsenWorld Pulse
Presider Isobel ColemanCouncil on Foreign Relations
March 10, 2010

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

Speaker Amanda EllisWorld Bank Group
Presider Isobel ColemanCouncil 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 PowellThe Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.
Presider Isobel ColemanCouncil 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 EllisWorld Bank Group, Dina Habib PowellThe Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., Patricia A. SellersFortune Magazine, Obafemi OlayebiMy World of Bags
Presider Isobel ColemanCouncil 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 IbrahimPopulation Council
Presider Isobel ColemanCouncil on Foreign Relations
March 4, 2009

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Women and Foreign Policy Advisory Council Luncheon

Speaker Ines AlberdiUnited Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM)
Presider Isobel ColemanCouncil on Foreign Relations
November 20, 2008

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Women and Foreign Policy Advisory Council Luncheon

Speaker Shirin R. Tahir-KheliU.S. Department of State
Presider Isobel ColemanCouncil on Foreign Relations
September 10, 2008

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Women and Foreign Policy Advisory Council Luncheon

Speaker Carolyn MakinsonExecutive Director, Women's Commission for Refugee Women and Children
Presider Isobel ColemanSenior 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 ColemanSenior 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 NovogratzChief Executive Officer, Acumen Fund
Presider Isobel ColemanSenior 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 InyumbaSenator in Parliament, Rwandese Republic
Presider Isobel ColemanSenior Fellow for U.S. Foreign Policy, Council on Foreign Relations
November 28, 2007

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Advisory Council Luncheon

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

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Advisory Council Luncheon

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

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Advisory Council Luncheon

Speaker Stephanie Kleine-AhlbrandtInternational Affairs Fellow, The Council on Foreign Relations
Presider Isobel ColemanSenior 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 BarryWomen's World Banking
Presider Isobel ColemanSenior 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 ColemanSenior Fellow for U.S. Foreign Policy, The Council on Foreign Relations, Zainab SalbiPresident, Women for Women International
September 19, 2006 11:00–2:00 a.m.

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Advisory Council Luncheon

Speaker Noeleen HeyzerDirector, United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM)
Presider Isobel ColemanSenior 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 Isobel ColemanSenior Fellow for U.S. Foreign Policy, Council on Foreign Relations, Jane ArrafEdward R. Murrow Press Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations
March 7, 2006 12:00–2:00 p.m.

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Advisory Council Luncheon

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

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