Itodo Samuel AnthonyDismantling Structural Prejudices That Promote Gender Inequality: Overturning a Culture of Violence against Women in Nigeria
Dismantling Structural Prejudices That Promote Gender Inequality: Overturning a Culture of Violence against Women in Nigeria
Itodo Samuel Anthony (Nigeria) teaches Chemistry and Physics at Gateway Excel College Otukpa in Benue State of Nigeria. He is also the Founder and Executive Director of the New Frontiers Youth Forum – a community-based leadership organization for young people. with the mandate of raising an army of volunteers providing positive change within their communities. In the Fall of 2020 he will start the MA program in Sustainable International Development at the Heller School of Social Policy and Management, at Brandeis University, Mass. In recognition of his contributions to the development of education in Nigeria, Itodo Anthony was nominated as a Top 50 finalist of the Global Teacher Prize in 2018. He is also the winner of The Future Awards Africa Prize in Education 2018.
Chelsea CohenThe Third Awakening: The decade of SHE politics
The Third Awakening: The decade of SHE politics
Chelsea Cohen (Zimbabwe) graduated from the University of Cape Town with a Masters in Criminology, Law and Society which focused on Transnational crimes and Security Governance. She is currently pursuing a PhD in International Security, Peace and Conflict in Africa through the University of South Africa.
Karla DrpićHow the Private Sector Can Advance UNSCR 1325 in the 2020s
How the Private Sector Can Advance UNSCR 1325 in the 2020s
Karla Drpić (Croatia) is a student of MA War Studies at King's College London and is a project manager at the UN Global Compact Network UK. She holds a BA in International Relations and Modern Languages from the University of Essex. She is fluent in Croatian, English, and Spanish, and has good knowledge of Italian and Portuguese.
Tabitha Wangui MwangiUNSCR1325 and Beyond: Engagement of Women in Dialogue with Terrorist and Violent Extremist Groups
UNSCR1325 and Beyond: Engagement of Women in Dialogue with Terrorist and Violent Extremist Groups
Tabitha Wangui Mwangi (Kenya) is an early career fellow at the African Leadership Centre, at King’s College London. She is a researcher and consultant on Counter-Terrorism and Security issues and heads the Security Program at the Center for International and Security Affairs (CISA) directing the organization’s Security and Counter-Terrorism programs. She holds a master’s degree in Counter Terrorism and Homeland Security Studies with a cluster in Cyber Terrorism from the Interdisciplinary Center, Herzliya (Israel), and an undergraduate degree in International Relations: Foreign Policy and Diplomacy with a minor in Japanese Language and Culture from United States International University - Africa (Kenya).
Gudlaug OlafsdottirPromoting Women’s Rights: Creating Conditions for Post-Conflict Peace?
Promoting Women’s Rights: Creating Conditions for Post-Conflict Peace?
Gudlaug Olafsdottir (Sweden) is a PhD candidate at the Department of Peace and Conflict Research at Uppsala University in Sweden. Her focus is primarily on election-related violence and how it influences democratization trajectories. She holds an MSSc in Peace and Conflict Studies and a BSSc in Political Science and Economics. She has conducted two months of field research on the promotion of women’s rights in the aftermath of conflict in northern Uganda, and has participated in a graduate-level course on Gender, Peace and Security at the Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO). Gudlaug has previously worked at the headquarters of International IDEA.
Andrea TuemmlerEscaping the Closet: Women, Peace, and Security was Already Queer
Escaping the Closet: Women, Peace, and Security was Already Queer
Andrea Tuemmler (United States) graduated from the London School of Economics with an MSc in International Relations in 2019. After studying the WPS Agenda in Colombia and in New York, they moved to Washington D.C., where they work as a research analyst on Latin American affairs.