There are expanding opportunities for women’s participation in international security globally, as women are
present in greater numbers in foreign and defence affairs and now occupy important positions in governments around the world.
The Macquarie University Department of Security Studies and Criminology and Women in International
Security-Australia (WIISA) welcome you to join us for a panel discussion on
Increasing Engagement of Australian Women in International Security
Panellists will discuss their varied experiences in the international security field and will delve into lessons of
the Women in International Security agenda at the global level. A light lunch will be provided.
Please register your interest with Professor Bates Gill: firstname.lastname@example.org
Level 3, South Wing
Australian Hearing Hub Building
16 University Avenue, Macquarie University
Dr Chantal de Jonge Oudraat, Global President, Women in International Security
with additional insights from
Dr Merriden Varrall, Director, KPMG Geopolitics and Tax
Ms Lise Waldek, Lecturer, Department of Security Studies and Criminology,
Macquarie University; formerly with UK Ministry of Defence and Home Office