A decade ago the United Nations Security Council adopted Resolution 1325 to address the linkages between women, peace and security in war and post-conflict. This event brings together an extraordinary coalition of national and international participants, including U.N. and U.S. government officials, the international diplomatic communities, military personnel, academics, civil society leaders, and practitioners in the fields of security, development, and conflict resolution.

Presenters Include:

  • Admiral Michael Mullen
    Chairman, United States Joint Chiefs of Staff
  • The Honorable L. Tammy Duckworth
    Assistant Secretary for Public and Intergovernmental Affairs,
    United States Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Ambassador Melanne Verveer
    United States Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women’s Issues,
    United States Department of State
  • Ambassador Donald Steinberg 
    Deputy Administrator,
    United States Agency for International Development
  • Margot Wallström
    Special Representative on Sexual Violence in Conflict,
    United Nations
  • Rosa Brooks
    Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Rule of Law and Humanitarian Policy,
    United States Department of Defense
  • Ambassador Anwarul K. Chowdhury
    Former Under Secretary-General and High Representative for the Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries and Small Island Developing States,
    United Nations
  • Abigail Disney
    Filmmaker, Philanthropist, and Producer of the film “Pray the Devil Back to Hell”

Download a complete list of the November 3-5 speaker bios