Iceland at NATO with Ambassador Anna Jóhannsdóttir

“As we say in Iceland: ‘jump into the deep pool’ and challenge yourself.” http://media.blubrry.com/womenindiplomacy/content.blubrry.com/womenindiplomacy/Amb_Anna.m4a   Ambassador ANNA JÓHANNSDÓTTIR represents Iceland at NATO headquarters in Brussels. She has previously served as Foreign Policy Adviser to the Prime Minister of Iceland and to Iceland’s Ambassador to Palestine. She was Director of the EU Department at the Iceland Ministry for…

Life, “Balance,” and National Security with Rosa Brooks

“We would probably be happier if we accept that there will not be balance. Nobody gets 100% all the time. It’s a matter of making sure that you carve out enough time for the things that matter to you most…. and I don’t think that will be the same at different moments in your life.”…

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…

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…

[Czech] LTC Magdalena Dvorakova, Gender Advisor for International Military Staff at NATO

“Ženy v armádě byly, jsou a budou. Řešme, jak získat ty nejlepší muže a ženy.” http://media.blubrry.com/womenindiplomacy/content.blubrry.com/womenindiplomacy/Magda_Dvorakova_final_1_.mp3   Podplukovnice Magdalena Dvořáková, Vzdušné síly Armády České republiky (VzS AČR), působí jako Genderová poradkyně Mezinárodního vojenského štábu na Hlavním velitelství NATO od října 2015. V roce 1998 byla přijata na Vysokou vojenskou školu pozemního vojska ve Vyškově, kde také…

[English] LTC Magdalena Dvorakova, Gender Advisor for International Military Staff at NATO

“Be yourself, be respectful, but also gain the respect of your colleagues.” http://media.blubrry.com/womenindiplomacy/content.blubrry.com/womenindiplomacy/LTC_Magda_final_english_3.m4a   Lieutenant Colonel MAGDALENA DVORAKOVA, Czech Air Force, has been the Head of the International Military Staff Office of the Gender Advisor since October 2015. She joined the military as a conscript and then as a cadet of the Military University of Ground…

Public Diplomacy at NATO with Carmen Romero

“If you are convinced that a job is right for you, please do everything you can to be in a position to do it right.”   http://media.blubrry.com/womenindiplomacy/content.blubrry.com/womenindiplomacy/Carmen_Romero.m4a Subscribe to the #WomeninDiplomacy Podcast CARMEN ROMERO was appointed NATO Deputy Assistant Secretary General for Public Diplomacy in October 2016.  She joined NATO in May 2004 as Deputy…

NATO Deputy Secretary General Rose Gottemoeller

“When you take the floor in any meeting, never apologize.” http://media.blubrry.com/womenindiplomacy/content.blubrry.com/womenindiplomacy/Rose_Gottemoeller.m4a ROSE GOTTEMOELLER is currently the Deputy Secretary General of NATO, the highest ranking female ever in leadership at such an international organization. Gottemoeller took up her position in October 2016, after serving nearly five years as the Under Secretary forArms Control and International Security at…

Live in Brussels: Women Leaders in Security

The #WomeninDiplomacy podcast partnered with Saab, Young Professionals in Foreign Policy, and Women in International Security to bring a panel of Women Leaders in Security to a group of Brussels young professionals. Listen in! http://media.blubrry.com/womenindiplomacy/content.blubrry.com/womenindiplomacy/Women_Leaders_in_Security.m4a   And tweet at @the_fp_project if you’d like the podcast to come next to your city! Photo courtesy of Sarah Halls/WIIS…

Women’s Foreign Policy Network with Jenna Ben-Yehuda

“Many times [young women] think they need to go after their dream job, but if you set that standard for yourself, you’ll be consistently disappointed. Early in your career, cast a wide net. Get out there, get your hands dirty, dig in, and do your homework. Don’t wait for the perfect role; getting your foot in…