Webinar on Thursday, May 6, 2021 (1200–1315 GMT)
The Africa Center for Strategic Studies will convene a virtual discussion with Her Excellency, Madame Bineta Diop, African Union Special Envoy on Women, Peace, and Security. This webinar will explore the crucial intersection between gender and security. Mme. Diop will discuss her mandate and agenda as Special Envoy on Women, Peace, and Security as well as explain the role and impact of the African Women Leaders Network (AWLN) and offer insights into the importance of gender for security and stability.
- Her Excellency, Madame Bineta Diop
African Union Special Envoy on Women, Peace, and Security
- Ms. Chidi Blyden
Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for African Affairs
- Ms. Kate Almquist Knopf (moderator)
Director, Africa Center for Strategic Studies
- Dr. Shannon Smith (moderator)
Professor of Practice and Director of Engagement, Africa Center for Strategic Studies
- Diop, Bineta. 2015. “What We Can Achieve When Women Raise Their Voices.” Huffpost.
- Diop, Bineta and Mlambo-Ngcuka, Phumzile. 2020. “African Women Leaders Network: A movement for transformation of Africa.” Africa Renewal.