Workshop: Mindful Advocacy

“Recognize and understand that your voice is important, it is powerful, and it is necessary.” http://media.blubrry.com/womenindiplomacy/content.blubrry.com/womenindiplomacy/Courtney_Emerson_3.m4a Subscribe to the Women in Diplomacy podcast on iTunes COURTNEY EMERSON is the Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer for All In Together. As COO, she oversees partnerships, membership programming and general operations at AIT to ensure women have the tools…

Working as an Interpreter with Dominique Mamet

“It’s not just about languages… people tend to focus on the linguistic aspect too much, and not on all the other skills that are necessary to become an interpreter… the analytical mind, we have to be aware of all kinds of different things… And you have to be curious enough to be interested in everything.   …

Before you disclose: The Do’s and Don’ts of Talking to the Press, Congress, and the Path to Blowing the Whistle

A Conversation for Government Employees, Contractors, and Military Personnel This episode is produced in partnership with the Women’s Foreign Policy Network, which you can follow on Facebook or Twitter at @WomensFPNetwork. The Project On Government Oversight (POGO) is a nonpartisan organization that works towards a more effective, accountable, open, and ethical federal government. Since 1981,…

Carrie Hessler-Radelet, Former Director of the Peace Corps

“Pursue passion in your life. It’s so important to find something that makes your heart sing.” http://media.blubrry.com/womenindiplomacy/content.blubrry.com/womenindiplomacy/Carrie_2.m4a Subscribe to the Women in Diplomacy podcast on iTunes   CARRIE HESSLER-RADELET served as the Director of the Peace Corps from 2012 until January of this year, and she is the new President & CEO of Project Concern…

Applying PhD to Policy with Rachel Gillum

“It’s complicated. Gender and race interact in different in different ways, in different contexts. Being a person of color in the foreign policy space… it can contribute to feeling imposter syndrome… its always a balance because you don’t want those thoughts to overwhelm you and shape the way you see everything.”   http://media.blubrry.com/womenindiplomacy/content.blubrry.com/womenindiplomacy/Rachel_Gillum_2.m4a     DR….

International Archives and Information Management with Catherine Gerth

“Don’t be afraid to send out an anonymous email… most women like to receive emails from other young people… and are willing to assist and help.” http://media.blubrry.com/womenindiplomacy/content.blubrry.com/womenindiplomacy/Catherine_Gerth.m4a Subscribe to the #WomeninDiplomacy Podcast Currently Head of Archives and Information Management at NATO HQ Brussels where she is responsible for both ensuring that the Headquarters information exchange…

Feminist Foreign Policy with Marissa Conway

Happy International Women’s Day! “If you have an idea, if you want to do something, do not wait for anyone else to tell you its a good idea. Don’t wait for permission from anybody to start.”   http://media.blubrry.com/womenindiplomacy/content.blubrry.com/womenindiplomacy/Feminist_Foreign_Policy_2.m4a Subscribe to the #WomeninDiplomacy Podcast on iTunes   FEMINIST FOREIGN POLICY (FFP) is a collection of critiques, analyses,…

World Wildlife Day & Climate Diplomacy

Happy World Wildlife Day!  To learn more, visit  http://www.wildlifeday.org/ and check out @WildlifeDay @CITES and @UN. To show your support for and action on this awesome day, use the hashtags #DoOneThingToday and #Youth4Wildlife and see if it gets featured on Facebook!   http://media.blubrry.com/womenindiplomacy/content.blubrry.com/womenindiplomacy/World_Wildlife_Day.m4a Subscribe to the Women in Diplomacy podcast on iTunes BRIANNA CRAFT is a…

Working in war zones with Roxane Desrochers

“…other things, than just a career, will happen to you the minute you chose different paths. Just work, jump into it, get your hands dirty!”​ http://media.blubrry.com/womenindiplomacy/content.blubrry.com/womenindiplomacy/Roxane_Deroschers.m4a Subscribe to the #WomeninDiplomacy Podcast ROXANE DESROCHERS grew up in a small francophone village in Quebec, Canada.  Since graduating with honours from the University of Ottawa, Roxane Desrochers has…

Advice from a NATO Diversity Officer with Tara Nordick

“[At NATO] your resume is the first piece of paper about you that is passed around. Have a plan and look for your role models.” http://media.blubrry.com/womenindiplomacy/content.blubrry.com/womenindiplomacy/Tara_Nordick.m4a   TARA NORDICK is originally from Canada. Since January 2013 she has been working as the Human Resource Policy and Diversity Officer at the NATO Headquarters in Brussels, Belgium. Her role…