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,…

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…

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…

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…

Planned Parenthood Global with Lori Adelman

This interview is part of our #WomeninTech series, in partnership with Women in Foreign Policy. Check out the written transcript of this interview here “So many, young women especially, are encouraged to put their instincts aside when they enter the workforce in order to get their bearings. It is important to take lessons from those…