MEDIUM: Women Must Be Part of the Afghan Peace Process

MEDIUM: Women Must Be Part of the Afghan Peace Process

Afghan women are leaders. They are central to building strong Afghan institutions and legal frameworks and creating opportunity for all Afghans. The current U.S. peace envoy, Ambassador Zalmay Khalilzad, would be well served to call on them, and their expertise, as he...

MEDIUM: Hitting the Road: Women and Entrepreneurship

MEDIUM: Hitting the Road: Women and Entrepreneurship

This blog originally appeared on Medium. 52 women (and one man) from 53 countries. 11 cities. 21 days. Is this a formula for a reality show? It’s not. It’s a snapshot of the itinerary for a recent U.S. State Department International Visitor Leadership Program...

MEDIUM:  Voting is a Right, Not a Privilege

MEDIUM: Voting is a Right, Not a Privilege

Originally published on Medium. Voting is the cornerstone of our democracy. While voting is a right, for many Americans, exercising their right to vote is challenging and difficult. We need to reframe our approach to voting and structure our electoral systems to make...

MEDIUM BLOG:  5 Ways to Support Today’s Young Women Leaders

MEDIUM BLOG: 5 Ways to Support Today’s Young Women Leaders

Young women aren’t future women leaders. They are women leaders. Period. Last month, I participated in two events that drove home that point. First, I spoke at the kick-off event for Gender Balance Consulting, a student-led organization at the University of...

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