Women In International Security (WIIS) is the premier organization in the world dedicated to advancing the leadership and professional development of women in the field of international peace and security. WIIS (pronounced “wise”) sponsors leadership training, mentoring, and networking programs as well as substantive events focused on current policy problems. WIIS also supports research projects and policy engagement initiatives on critical international security issues, including the nexus between gender and security.

  • “Women, Actresses of Peace?” WIIS France

    on Dec 6th 2018 2:30:pm, at Rizomm

     As part of the annual AEGES "To Win the War or Win the Peace" Conference in Lille, France, WIIS France is hosting a panel, "Women, Actresses of Peace?" The Conference...

  • Women In Politics Roundtable

    on Nov 28th 2018 10:00:am, at Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

    A record number of women ran for US office in 2018. What implications does this trend have for future female participation in politics, both here in the United States and...

  • 16 Days Canada 2018

    on Nov 25th 2018, at

    The theme of the 2018 Campaign is “End Gender-Based Violence in the World of Work” JoinThe16DaysCampaign2018 The 16 Days Campaign has been dedicated to advocacy and coordination of work in...

  • Is The Future Democratic? Democracy, Security, Technology Anniversary Conference 15 Years WIIS Germany

    on Nov 15th 2018, at

    Is the future democratic? Democracy, Security, Technology Anniversary Conference 15 Years Representation of the State of Bavaria Behrenstr. 21/ 22, 10117 Berlin Thursday, November 15, 2018 10:00 – 18:30...

  • The Gender Perspective in Policy and Operations

    on Nov 15th 2018, at


  • Mujeres, Seguridad, y Defensa, Avanzando Junt@s Por La Paz

    on Nov 13th 2018 9:30:am, at Casa de América

    "Women, Security and Defence, advancing together for Peace", co-organized with the Canadian Embassy in Madrid. Mrs. Hutchinson, the Special Representative of the Secretary General of NATO will give the inaugural...

  • Election Integrity in the Digital Age: Election Cybersecurity Challenges in the US and Elsewhere

    on Nov 1st 2018 5:00:pm, at

    While aspects of the Russia investigation are ongoing, it is now well known and agreed upon by the US intelligence community that overseas hackers succeeded in accessing critical data to...

  • Women In International Security Australia Seminar

    on Oct 26th 2018 12:00:pm, at

    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...

  • Women in National Security Conference 2018

    on Oct 24th 2018 8:30:am, at

    The Women in National Security Conference is an exceptional forum on the future of national and international security. It combines a platform for ideas and a place to develop new...

  • Youth and Sustainable Peace Conference

    on Oct 15th 2018 9:00:am, at The Ritz-Carlton, Abu Dhabi

    TRENDS Research & Advisory, together with Women in International Security (WIIS) recently organized g a global conference on “Youth and Sustainable Peace.” In furthering international peace and security the international...

  • The Gender Gap in 2018

    on Sep 24th 2018 6:00:pm, at Nuclear Threat Initiative

    In partnership with the Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI), Women In Defense (WID), Women's Foreign Policy Group (WFPG), Women's Foreign Policy Network (WFPN), and Women In International Security (WIIS) Global, WIIS-DC...

  • Happy Hour with WFPG, WIIS and WIN

    on Sep 20th 2018 6:00:pm, at Eighteenth Street Lounge

    Join the Women's Foreign Policy Group, Women in International Security and the Women's Impact Network at Brookings for a joint happy hour to mingle and network with fellow women working in international affairs. This is a cash bar event and attendance is free of charge. We hope to see you there!

  • Taking the Next Step to Leadership: Advancing Your Career in International Security

    on Aug 8th 2018 5:00:pm, at We Work Dupont Circle

    Taking the Next Step to Leadership: Advancing Your Career in International Security FIND THE PROGRAM HERE Wednesday, August 8th, 5:00 to 7:30 p.m. Light refreshments will be provided We Work...

  • Krav Maga Session: Next-Level Pure Power Self-Defense!

    on Jul 15th 2018 11:00:am, at N-Flux

    Women In International Security and N-FLUX invite you to Next-Level Pure Power Self-Defense! N-FLUX will teach Krav Maga, an empowering class where you can learn the hand-to-hand combat system of...

  • WIISER NOW (Networking Happy Hour)

    on Jul 14th 2018 6:00:pm, at Eighteenth Street Lounge

    WIISER Now (Networking Happy Hour) Come celebrate the launch of the new WIIS website! Join us for a Happy Hour after work on June 28 to expand your network and...

  • Youth, Peace and Security

    on Jun 13th 2018 10:00:am, at

    Please join us for a roundtable discussion on the Youth, Peace and Security agenda and its intersections with the Women, Peace and Security agenda. Experts will examine the genesis and...