Leaders around the world
Alise Mofrej is a Syrian politician and member of the Syrian opposition’s High Negotiations Committee. 
Dima Moussa is vice president of the Syrian National Coalition and a founding member of the Syrian Women’s Political Movement. 
Tzipi Livni is the former foreign minister of Israel.
Tawakkol Karman is the founder and president of Women Journalists Without Chains and is a Nobel Peace laureate.
Zahira Kamal is the head of the Palestinian Democratic Union Party and a former minister of women’s affairs in the Palestinian National Authority.
U.S. diplomats
Lisa Monaco is a distinguished senior fellow at the NYU School of Law's Reiss Center on Law and Security and former White House homeland security and counterterrorism advisor.
Heather Higginbottom is chief operating officer at CARE USA and a former deputy secretary of state for management and resources.
Avril Haines is a fellow at the Human Rights Institute and National Security Law program at Columbia Law School and a former White House deputy national security advisor.
Rose Gottemoeller is deputy secretary-general of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and former undersecretary for arms control and international security at the U.S. Department of State.
Anne-Marie Slaughter is president and CEO of New America and a former director of policy planning at the U.S. State Department.
Women and Foreign Policy Program

The Women and Foreign Policy program works to analyze how elevating the status of women and girls advances U.S. foreign policy objectives. The program informs policymakers, opinion leaders, and the general public about issues related to gender equality and U.S. foreign policy through scholarship, roundtable discussions, briefings, and the Women Around the World blog.

How Women’s Participation in Conflict Prevention
How Women’s Participation in Conflict Prevention and Resolution Advances U.S. Interests
Despite growing international recognition of women’s role in security, their representation in peace and security processes has lagged.
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Countering Sexual Violence in Conflict
Sexual violence in conflict is not simply a gross violation of human rights—it is also a security challenge.
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