INSPIRING GIRLS AND YOUNG WOMEN TO CHOOSE A CAREER IN FOREIGN POLICY
Celebrating 4 years of WIFP
It’s been an amazing 4 years since we launched Women in Foreign Policy. Since then, we’ve interviewed over 200 incredible women across the globe and have inspired many more to pursue their dreams in international affairs. We can’t wait to see what the next 4 years will bring!
Laurel Hart spoke to Women in Foreign Policy about how she found her passion in atrocity prevention, global trends in international organisations and the necessity of putting yourself out there to reach your goals.
Olivia Headon works for the UN's agency for migration (the International Organisation for Migration) as their Information Officer for Emergencies.
From USAID to World Bank, Charlotte V. McClain-Nhlapo looks back at her work on disability-inclusive development & shares her advice to apply at World Bank
Find out how Polina Levina Mahnad got jobs at the ICC and the UN reporting on Human Rights in Syria and then Ukraine after graduating from the LSE.
Yassamin Ansari talks to Isabela Barriga about being at the heart of the UN climate negotiations.
Amie Ferris-Rotman is the Moscow Correspondent for the Washington Post. She previously reported for Reuters in Afghanistan and Foreign Policy in Russia.
Vesna Jaksic Lowe is a freelance writer and strategic communicator for progressive, non-profit and human rights organizations. In this interview she shares her experience working on a wide range of projects and reflects on her background in politics and international affairs.
Sally Hayden previously worked at VICE News and is currently a freelance journalist and photographer.
Barbara Trionfi decided to dedicate her career to the promotion and implementation of press freedom after spending time in China as a student. Seventeen years later, she is now Executive Director of the International Press Institute (IPI). She spoke to WIFP contributor Lauren Chaplin about the challenges to IPI's work, from fake news to unstable regimes.
Iranian-American analyst and commentator on Middle East affairs Holly Dagres talks to Lucie Goulet and Whitney Buchanan about founding and running The Iranist, a weekly newsletter on everything Iran.
Jurate Guzeviciute, a Programme Lawyer working on Eastern Europe and Central Asia at the International Bar Association, discusses internships at the ICTY, Baltic Pride, and why having fun is important to your career.
Elizabeth Bakibinga-Gaswaga shares her tips for a successful international law career, from UN peacekeeping mission to the Commonwealth Secretariat
Stephanie Ortoleva, Esq.'s organisation Women Enabled International works with the United Nations to advance the rights of women and girls with disabilities
Lauren Chaplin interviews human rights barrister Salma Karmi-Ayyoub about the complexity of Palestinian law and deploying strategic litigation
Find out how to pursue a career in human rights through our interview with Shazeera Zawawi of the Association of Prevention Of Torture. Interview by Lauren Chaplin.
Check out the WIFP podcast
Women in Foreign Policy recently launched a podcast! See the podcast page for full transcriptions of each episode.
See you at our next event!
This month, join our book club on 29 October to discuss Reni Eddo-Lodge’s “Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People about Race”.
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