Julia Hofstetter is Co-Head of the Peace & Security Program at foraus – Swiss Forum on Foreign Policy. She currently also works for the Center for Security Studies (CSS) ETH Zurich and previously gained experience at the Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP), and the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA). She holds an MA in International Relations and Political Science from the Graduate Institute Geneva and a post-graduate certificate in International Conflict Management from the International Peace and Security Institute (IPSI) and the Johns Hopkins University SAIS Bologna. Besides Swiss security policy, Julia’s areas of interest include innovation in peacebuilding and mediation, the WPS agenda, and the implications of emerging technologies for peace and security.