Congratulations to the ICAP Fellows honored by the Diversity in National Security Network and the New America Foundation as "rising-star professionals" who are among their 30 "Latino National Security and Foreign Policy Next Generation Leaders"!
Maria Macarena Apud (ICAP 2018)
Francisco Bencosme (ICAP 2018)
Cibeles Garcia Burt (ICAP 2018)
David Martinez (ICAP 2017)
Adam Sotomayor (ICAP 2017)
Paloma Gonzalez (ICAP 2015)
Jeffery Salaiz (ICAP 2013)
The list features experts currently serving in government, think tanks, academia, non-governmental organizations, the private sector, and the media. Selection is based on career excellence and leadership, current work in national security or foreign policy, contributions to their issues of expertise through thought leadership, and demonstrated service to their communities.
Please click here for more information on Latino National Security and Foreign Policy Next Generation Leaders.
On July 31, Travis Adkins, Lecturer of African and Security Studies, Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University, and ICAP Alumnus, hosted a fire side chat with journalist, Isha Sesay and The Brookings Institution Africa Growth Initiative, on her new book “Beneath The Tamarind Tree” on Nigeria and the resilience of the kidnapped Chibok Girls.
The discussion and book focused on the personal stories of some of the Chibok girls, emphasized the global necessity of girls’ education, scrutinized the role of the media during such tragedies, investigated the governance challenges that persist in Nigeria, and imparted broader lessons for national security.
Greetings, ICAP Supporters! On Friday, May 10, 2019, ICAP, in partnership with the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) convened an annual conference on “Diversity in International Affairs. The Conference is a collaborative effort by the Council on Foreign Relations, the International Career Advancement Program, and the Global Access Pipeline that connects professionals and students from underrepresented backgrounds with career opportunities in international affairs and includes plenary and breakout sessions on a variety of topics. The event featured a keynote address from Stacey Y. Abrams, Founder, Fair Fight Action; Former Minority Leader, Georgia House of Representatives. In 2018, Abrams ran to become the nation’s first African-American female governor. Despite a narrow defeat in the Georgia race, Abrams and her campaign launched a new national conversation about the importance of voting rights. The conference also featured two plenary sessions on “Leading Organizational Change for Diversity and Inclusion” and “The Future of Democracy Around the World.”
For more information on the conference, please click on the below Press Release:
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