Role Models at NATO with Danielle Kazadi Mbuyi

“Never forget from where you are coming, and what you have achieved already, in difficult times it will give you strength. Stay true to yourself. Everyone can be a role model to someone.”  http://media.blubrry.com/womenindiplomacy/content.blubrry.com/womenindiplomacy/Danielle_NATO.m4a     DANIELLE KAZADI MBUYI is currently Assistant of the Afghanistan & Iraq Team within the Operations Division of the International Staff…

Reflections on Public Service with Dawn Schrepel

“Somewhere in your life you should include room for public service, on any scale; find a way to give back to your community… because it makes you much more committed to what is going on in the world. “   http://media.blubrry.com/womenindiplomacy/content.blubrry.com/womenindiplomacy/Dawn.m4a   DAWN M. SCHREPEL took up the position of Deputy Director of the Private…

NATO Archives with Ineke Deserno

“Have an open mind. Be curious about something. Be enthusiastic about what you do. It doesn’t matter where you work, you can always learn something. The past is not past it is present – it plays such an important role in today’s world and we should not forget about where we come from.” http://media.blubrry.com/womenindiplomacy/content.blubrry.com/womenindiplomacy/Ineke_2.m4a  …

Building Integrity at NATO with Nadja Milanova

“If you are passionate about making your contribution for a better world… persist and be aware that [this is] a difficult field. Working in the field of International Relations can make you pessimistic sometimes, but… what we do today is history in 10 years, so our passion and commitment and skills are very important [every…

Advice from a NATO HR Advisor with Fabienne Trebouvil

“Even in Human Resources, you can still have a role in affecting the world.” http://media.blubrry.com/womenindiplomacy/content.blubrry.com/womenindiplomacy/Fabienne_Trebouvil.m4a   FABIENNE TREBOUVIL was trained and educated in France and Great Britain.   She worked in London for seven years prior to joining NATO in 1990.  She is currently an HR Adviser (also known as an HR Business Partner in the…

Canadian Foreign Service with Mary Pierre-Wade

“We often don’t learn people skills; we learn knowledge, critical thinking, international relations theory, but we don’t necessarily learn the interpersonal skills which are an essential skill working in diplomacy.” http://media.blubrry.com/womenindiplomacy/content.blubrry.com/womenindiplomacy/Mary_Pierre_Wade.m4a     MARY PIERRE-WADE is a Canadian Foreign Service Officer posted to the Joint Delegation of Canada to NATO. Previously, she was posted to…

France’s Ambassador to NATO, Helene Duchene

“Women have all the skills that are necessary, all the talents, they just need to believe in themselves and they need to support one another.” English version:  http://media.blubrry.com/womenindiplomacy/content.blubrry.com/womenindiplomacy/Ambassador_Duchene_new.m4a   French version:  http://media.blubrry.com/womenindiplomacy/content.blubrry.com/womenindiplomacy/Ambassador_Duchene_FRENCH_new.m4a   AMBASSADOR HELENE DUCHENE is France’s Permanent Representative to the North Atlantic Council. She is Chevalier de l’Ordre national de la Légion d’Honneur…