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11th Annual McGowan Forum on Women in Leadership: Women in Foreign Service
  • Date: Thursday, April 19, 2018
  • Time: 7:00 pm
  • Location: William G. McGowan Theater, Washington, DC

Women have excelled in Foreign Service and had an important diplomatic impact for our nation. Tonight, we welcome leaders in the field including ambassadors, diplomats, and academics—who will discuss their experiences, explore critical viewpoints, and offer advice to young women entering the field of American Foreign Service. Moderated by journalist and author Cokie Roberts, panelists include Ambassador Melanne Verveer, Executive Director, Georgetown University’s Institute for Women, Peace & Security; Susan Rockwell Johnson, President of the Association for Diplomatic Studies and Training; Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield, Distinguished Resident Fellow in African Studies at the Institute for the Study of Diplomacy, Georgetown University; and Ambassador Fay Hartog-LevinDistinguished Fellow, Chicago Council on Global Affairs.

This program is made possible in part by the National Archives Foundation with the generous support of the William G. McGowan Charitable Fund.

All public programs at the National Archives are free and streamed live online via the National Archives’ YouTube channel. Reservations are recommended; seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. The doors to the building will open 45 minutes prior to the start of the program. Use the Special Events entrance on the corner of Constitution Avenue and 7th Street, NW. Click here for more information on getting to the National Archives and parking.

Live captioning will be available online and in the William G. McGowan Theater. If you require an alternative or additional accommodation for an event (such as a downloadable transcript or a sign language interpreter), please send an email to public.program@nara.gov or call 202.357.5000 in advance.