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.

  • 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...