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Latest Episodes

NatSecGirlSquad Talks Competent Diversity

NatSecGirlSquad Founder Maggie Feldman-Piltch explains how the group’s commitment to women in security and defense extends beyond career advice and networking and why “competent diversity” is key to inclusion in the defense and security sector.

22 MIN5 days ago
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NatSecGirlSquad Talks Competent Diversity

Sustainable Development Goal #5: Gender Equality

This panel discussion looked at progress being made toward achieving gender equality in developing countries and the challenges women and girls still face. The conversation features moderator Beverly Kirk and guests Zoe Dean-Smith, Amb. Mathilde Mukantabana, Johanna Nesseth Tuttle, and Astri Kimball Van Dyke.

42 MIN2 weeks ago
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Sustainable Development Goal #5: Gender Equality

Women, Combat, and Selective Service

CSIS non-resident Senior Associate Monica Medina joined Beverly Kirk to discuss progress being made regarding women in military combat roles. She also talked about a court ruling from earlier this year that said excluding women from Selective Service registration is unconstitutional. That court decision is being appealed.

20 MINSEP 12
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Women, Combat, and Selective Service

Women Helping Women in National Security

Ambassador Bonnie Jenkins joined host Beverly Kirk to discuss how she navigated her career in the State Department and how her organization, Women of Color Advancing Peace and Security, is helping to increase the number of young women in the field.

23 MINAUG 29
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Women Helping Women in National Security

Failing Faster to Succeed

Liz Smith, Executive Chairman of the Board and former CEO of Bloomin’ Brands and deputy chair of the Atlanta Fed, joined Beverly Kirk to talk about the importance of embracing your failures in the workplace, learning the lessons, and moving on quickly. They also discussed her mission of creating gender parity on corporate boards.

28 MINAUG 21
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Failing Faster to Succeed

Bankruptcy Courts and National Security

Cyber & Tech Attorney Camille Stewart talks with host Beverly Kirk about how U.S. adversaries access sensitive national security technologies and intellectual property through bankruptcy proceedings. They also discuss what’s being done to better protect information when companies fail.

20 MINAUG 8
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Bankruptcy Courts and National Security

Security and Foreign Policy in Campaign 2020

The Smart Women, Smart Power Speaker Series hosted three Washington-based journalists for a conversation on how security and foreign policy issues will influence the upcoming campaign cycle. Moderated by Beverly Kirk, the panelists were Susan Glasser of The New Yorker, Jennifer Griffin of FOX News, and Lara Seligman of Foreign Policy.

65 MINJUL 26
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Security and Foreign Policy in Campaign 2020

The Importance of International Institutions

A panel discussion of benefits and challenges in using international institutions as a tool of statecraft. The conversation features Dr. Esther Brimmer, Heather Conley, Naima Green, Dr. Kristina Spohr, and Dr. Mischa Thompson and was held at the Future Strategy Forum in April 2019.

24 MINJUL 18
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The Importance of International Institutions

Nepal Earthquake Recovery Four Years Later

After an earthquake devastated Barpak, Nepal in 2015, Maya Pandey, a Virginia high school student born in Nepal, raised money to build a learning center to give Barpak students a place to study while their schools were rebuilt. Maya talks with Beverly Kirk about the process of building and sustaining the learning center and about how she’s also giving back to her community in Virginia. This episode is part of our Smart Girls, Smart Power series.

18 MINJUL 3
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Nepal Earthquake Recovery Four Years Later

Educating Girls: Building Kenya’s Future

Beverly Kirk talks with Dr. Kakenya Ntaiya about starting a school to educate young girls in her Kenyan hometown and keeping them out of forced early marriages. Two of her students also join the conversation to talk about their aspirations and goals.

27 MINJUN 20
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Educating Girls: Building Kenya’s Future

Latest Episodes

NatSecGirlSquad Talks Competent Diversity

NatSecGirlSquad Founder Maggie Feldman-Piltch explains how the group’s commitment to women in security and defense extends beyond career advice and networking and why “competent diversity” is key to inclusion in the defense and security sector.

22 MIN5 days ago
Comments
NatSecGirlSquad Talks Competent Diversity

Sustainable Development Goal #5: Gender Equality

This panel discussion looked at progress being made toward achieving gender equality in developing countries and the challenges women and girls still face. The conversation features moderator Beverly Kirk and guests Zoe Dean-Smith, Amb. Mathilde Mukantabana, Johanna Nesseth Tuttle, and Astri Kimball Van Dyke.

42 MIN2 weeks ago
Comments
Sustainable Development Goal #5: Gender Equality

Women, Combat, and Selective Service

CSIS non-resident Senior Associate Monica Medina joined Beverly Kirk to discuss progress being made regarding women in military combat roles. She also talked about a court ruling from earlier this year that said excluding women from Selective Service registration is unconstitutional. That court decision is being appealed.

20 MINSEP 12
Comments
Women, Combat, and Selective Service

Women Helping Women in National Security

Ambassador Bonnie Jenkins joined host Beverly Kirk to discuss how she navigated her career in the State Department and how her organization, Women of Color Advancing Peace and Security, is helping to increase the number of young women in the field.

23 MINAUG 29
Comments
Women Helping Women in National Security

Failing Faster to Succeed

Liz Smith, Executive Chairman of the Board and former CEO of Bloomin’ Brands and deputy chair of the Atlanta Fed, joined Beverly Kirk to talk about the importance of embracing your failures in the workplace, learning the lessons, and moving on quickly. They also discussed her mission of creating gender parity on corporate boards.

28 MINAUG 21
Comments
Failing Faster to Succeed

Bankruptcy Courts and National Security

Cyber & Tech Attorney Camille Stewart talks with host Beverly Kirk about how U.S. adversaries access sensitive national security technologies and intellectual property through bankruptcy proceedings. They also discuss what’s being done to better protect information when companies fail.

20 MINAUG 8
Comments
Bankruptcy Courts and National Security

Security and Foreign Policy in Campaign 2020

The Smart Women, Smart Power Speaker Series hosted three Washington-based journalists for a conversation on how security and foreign policy issues will influence the upcoming campaign cycle. Moderated by Beverly Kirk, the panelists were Susan Glasser of The New Yorker, Jennifer Griffin of FOX News, and Lara Seligman of Foreign Policy.

65 MINJUL 26
Comments
Security and Foreign Policy in Campaign 2020

The Importance of International Institutions

A panel discussion of benefits and challenges in using international institutions as a tool of statecraft. The conversation features Dr. Esther Brimmer, Heather Conley, Naima Green, Dr. Kristina Spohr, and Dr. Mischa Thompson and was held at the Future Strategy Forum in April 2019.

24 MINJUL 18
Comments
The Importance of International Institutions

Nepal Earthquake Recovery Four Years Later

After an earthquake devastated Barpak, Nepal in 2015, Maya Pandey, a Virginia high school student born in Nepal, raised money to build a learning center to give Barpak students a place to study while their schools were rebuilt. Maya talks with Beverly Kirk about the process of building and sustaining the learning center and about how she’s also giving back to her community in Virginia. This episode is part of our Smart Girls, Smart Power series.

18 MINJUL 3
Comments
Nepal Earthquake Recovery Four Years Later

Educating Girls: Building Kenya’s Future

Beverly Kirk talks with Dr. Kakenya Ntaiya about starting a school to educate young girls in her Kenyan hometown and keeping them out of forced early marriages. Two of her students also join the conversation to talk about their aspirations and goals.

27 MINJUN 20
Comments
Educating Girls: Building Kenya’s Future