To celebrate International Women’s Day, please join us for a conversation with Katharine Beamer, Jendayi Frazer, Condoleezza Rice, and Kiron Skinner on March 8 from 3:00 - 4:30PM PT. Moderated by Jacquelyn Schneider, the group will discuss their experiences when working at the State Department and their roles in affecting change in America’s foreign policy through diplomacy and advocacy on the national and global stage. We celebrate the women who increasingly influence and shape the priorities, rules, and assessments of U.S. foreign policymaking.
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Katharine M. R. Beamer, representing the U.S. Department of State, is a National Security Affairs Fellow for the academic year 2021–22 at the Hoover Institution.
Jendayi E. Frazer is the Duignan Distinguished Visiting Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University. Previously she served as the US assistant secretary of state for African affairs from 2005 to 2009.
Condoleezza Rice is the Tad and Dianne Taube Director of the Hoover Institution and the Thomas and Barbara Stephenson Senior Fellow on Public Policy. In addition, she is a founding partner of Rice, Hadley, Gates & Manuel LLC, an international strategic consulting firm.
Kiron K. Skinner is the W. Glenn Campbell Research Fellow. Her areas of expertise are international relations, international security, US foreign policy, and political strategy.
Jacquelyn Schneider is a Hoover Fellow at the Hoover Institution. Her research focuses on the intersection of technology, national security, and political psychology with a special interest in cybersecurity, unmanned technologies, and Northeast Asia.