Fridays 5:00pm-6:00pm EST: GEIA Virtual Happy Hour
Join GEIA for weekly virtual happy hours. Our hope is to create a space where the GEIA community can connect with fellow students and colleagues during this time of physical distancing. GEIA Virtual Happy Hours will feature specific discussion topics and provide an opportunity for participants to share their questions, concerns, or messages of hope and inspiration!

RSVP for the next GEIA Happy Hour here.

Please let the GEIA team know if you have suggestions for discussion topics. We look forward to (virtually) seeing you soon!


Thursday, March 5: The Women, Peace and Security 2020 Conference

October 15, 2019: WOMEN, PEACE AND SECURITY with Admiral Michelle J. Howard

September 19, 2019: Launch of Photo Exhibition titled “Women and War: Evolving the Narrative of Women’s Contributions to Peace & Security” curated by Jessica Smith, GEIA Research Scholar. Watch the event here.

March 7, 2019: International Women’s Day Celebration

February 28, 2019: Leadership, Ethics, and International Affairs: Giving Voice to Value with Dr. Mary Gentile

April 3, 2019: Film Screening with GWI: Roll Red Roll

April 4, 2019: Women, Peace & Security Film Screening

Jan. 31, 2019: U.S. – Georgia Strategic Partnership Expansion Opportunities; New Gender Dynamics in Georgian Politics

Oct. 25, 2018: Film Screening & Discussion: “Mother, Daughter, Sister”

Oct. 24, 2018: Film Screening & Discussion: “In the Name of Your Daughter”

Oct. 1, 2018: ICWA Fellow Onyinye Edeh on Enablers and Barriers to Girls’ Education in Nigeria

Sept. 27, 2018: Brown Bag Lunch: Use of Evidence to Promote Inclusiveness in the NASSP

Sept. 18, 2018: No Alternative: Childbirth, Citizenship, & Indigenous Culture in Mexico

Aug. 22, 2018: Equality: It’s All in the Family (Film Screening & Discussion)

Apr. 11, 2018: Book Talk – Where Women Rule: South Asia with Hasna Moudud

Apr. 3, 2018: GW Diversity Summit – What Makes Us Click? International Perspectives on Dating Culture in the U.S. and Abroad

Mar. 28, 2018: The Status of Women in Pakistan: A Discussion with Fauzia Viqar

Mar. 26, 2018: Exploring Masculinities in International Affairs with Promundo

Mar. 8, 2018: LADIES FIRST Film Screening & Discussion

Mar. 8, 2018: International Women’s Day Celebration – Pathways to Success: Career Accomplishments of Elliott School Women (Session 2)

Mar. 8, 2018: International Women’s Day Celebration with Amina Mama

Mar. 5, 2018: International Women’s Day Celebration – Pathways to Success: Career Accomplishments of Elliott School Women (Session 1)

Feb. 26, 2018: Film Screening & Discussion with Don McPherson: “The Mask You Live In”

Feb. 20, 2018: Careers in Gender Policy & Programming (Part 2)

Jan. 30, 2018: Towards an ‘Inclusive’ Agriculture-Driven Prosperity for Africa: The Potential, Promise and Challenges in Deploying a Gender Lens

Dec. 1, 2017: Global Careers & Sexual Harassment: Workplace Strategies to Confront the Challenge and Thrive

Nov. 29, 2017: GWI Report Launch:“No Safe Place: A Lifetime of Violence for Conflict-affected Women and Girls in South Sudan”

Nov. 29, 2017: Careers in Gender Policy & Civil Rights (Part 1)

Nov. 10, 2017: GEIA Film Screening: “Dark Girls”

Apr. 26, 2017: Women’s Parliamentary Representation: The Case of Poland

Apr. 5, 2017: Untold Stories: African Women Judges in International Courts

Mar. 29, 2017: Bridging Policy with Practice: Due Diligence & State Accountability to End Violence Against Women

Gender Equality Initiative in International Affairs (GEIA)


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Washington, DC 20052


Phone: +1 (202) 994-8483



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