JOIN THE DISCUSSION....
The speakers were as follows:
Opening remarks by Dr Juliet Colman, Director of SecurityWomen and Welcome from Commander Karen Baxter, National Coordinator for Economic Crime at City of London Police
Professor Caroline Kennedy-Pipe on 'Women in Security - the Academic Arguments'
First Panel discussion moderated by Robert Parker, Director of Policy and Communications at Saferworld
Lucy D’Orsi, Deputy Assistant Commissioner, Specialist Operations Metropolitan Police London
Bayartsetseg Jimid, Former State Secretary of the Ministry of Justice and Home Affairs of Mongolia
Daniel de Torres, Head of Gender and Security Division, DCAF, Geneva
Jon Christian Moller, UN Police Adviser, Norwegian Mission to the UN
Second Panel discussion moderated by David Wardrop, Chair, UNA Westminster
Major Seitebatso Pearl Block, South African National Defence Force, formerly MONUSCO (DRC) - recorded message
Sophie Hedenstierna, Analyst, Nordic Centre for Gender in Military Operations
Lieutenant Colonel Rachel Grimes MBE, Staff Officer leading on Women, Peace and Security, UK Army
Michael Folkerson, Political Officer, Canadian High Commission to the UK
We want to hear your views. What comments would you like to make regarding the topics discussed at the Conference?
Download the SecurityWomen App from the App Store
Our partners for the Conference were the Canadian Government Defence Engagement Programme and the City of London Corporation who generously supported the event, and Women in International Security (WIIS) UK
Latest Newsview all
ASPI Examines Australia's Approach to Women, Peace, and Security
July 7, 2019: The Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI) has recently published a series of reports examining Australia's approach to providing roles for women in sectors affecting peace and security.
Aided by a Female Squad Leader, US Soldiers Demonstrate Peacekeeping with Women in Mind
June 27, 2019: Four Arizona National Guardsmen went house to house in a mock village set up on a grassy plain in rural Kazakhstan, searching for an enemy weapons cache.At many of the houses, women acting out the scenario during the Steppe Eagle exercise told the American soldiers that their culture did not allow them to enter unless a female servicemember was present.That’s where this particular squad of guardsmen stood out: Led by the first female infantry squad leader in the Arizona National Guard, Staff Sgt. Jenna Ross, the squad entered and searched the houses for the hidden weapons.
New Career Comeback Program Launched for Malaysian Women in Cyber Security
June 26, 2019: A new program has been launched in Malaysia to support women in cyber security in returning to work, as shared on Ministry of Communications and Multimedia via Bernama.Known as ‘Empowering Women in Cyber Risk Management’, the program is a career comeback initiative that aims to overcome the talent gap faced by the cyber security industry.