It is often said that if more women were at the helm of foreign policy, there would be more peace in the world. While women’s leadership in international relations is increasing, women involved in foreign policy still face greater challenges to climbing the seniority ladder when compared to other areas of government. In this talk, Prof. Federiga Bindi discusses the factors that have impeded women’s ascent to foreign policy leadership positions and suggests some possible solutions to gender-based inequality in this important sector.
Free and open to the public. Sponsored by the Global Voices Lecture Series, the Center for International Studies, and the Italian Consulate in Chicago, the Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality, the Committee on International Relations, and the Istituto Italiano di Cultura.