Melanne Verveer

is the Executive Director of the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security. She recently served as the first U.S. Ambassador for Global Women’s Issues, a position to which she was nominated by President Obama in 2009. In that capacity, she worked to ensure that women’s participation and rights are fully integrated into U.S. foreign policy. She currently serves as the Special Representative on Gender Issues for the OSCE Chairmanship.


Why Hoyas Should Care About Women in Iran

The Iranian government generated international headlines this month – not because of its nuclear program or a contentious international agreement – but because it allowed several hundred women to attend... Read more