WOMEN FORWARD INTERNATIONAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE
Ambassador (ret.), Consultant
ODEH ABURDENE, Ph.D.
President of OAI Advisors
STEPHANIE AHERN, Ph.D.
Colonel, U.S. Army; Director for Strategic Planning, National Security Council Staff
Project Officer, European Network of Migrant Women
SEEMA ALIM, Ph.D.
Honorary Fellow at the Imperial College of Science and Technology, London
Former Athlete, Women's Rights Activist, Changemaker, Humanitarian
JOYCE ANTONE IBRAHIM
Private Sector Development Specialist (Subnational Doing Business Unit), The World Bank
Senior Research Fellow and Director for Women, Peace, and Security Initiatives at the National Defense University’s Institute for National Strategic Studies
FEDERIGA BINDI, Ph.D.
Jean Monnet Chair and Professor of Political Science, University of Rome Tor Vergata; Senior Fellow and Director of the Foreign Policy Initiative, Institute for Women Policy Research
Founder and Creative Director, Blumera
President and CEO, Grey Matter LLC
KATRINA CARTER-TELLISON, PhD
Vice President for Academic Affairs, Lynn University
MARTA CHICANO CATALAN
Global Practitioner, The Exetor Group
Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Transnational Education Group; Executive Director of the American Center for a European Ukraine; Director, Program on the World Economy, The Aspen Institute
ALLAN COHEN, Ph.D.
Founder of Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation
BARBARA SHAW COHEN
Persuasive Communication Specialist,Washington Post (ret.); Professional Artist
Former International Affairs Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations and Director for Afghanistan on the National Security Council staff
Colonel, U.S. Army (ret.); Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, Africa Center for Strategic Studies, National Defense University
KENT DAVIS-PACKARD, Ph.D.
President and Executive Director, Women Forward International
THERESA ALFARO DAYTNER
CEO, Daytner Construction Group
Art Instructor, The Art Institute of Washington, George Mason University, Independent Curator, Museum Exhibitions
Associate Dean for Outreach and Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) Chair, National War College; Former Deputy Assistant of Defense for Strategy, OSD
President Emeritus, Women’s Foreign Policy Group
President, Ellis Global Issues Forums LLC
Managing Partner of a Private Equity Advisory Group, Adjunct Senior Fellow, American Security Project
Founder and Interim CEO, International Arts & Artists
Executive Vice President, The Aspen Institute
Social Sculptor, Chief Creative Strategist
Counselor, Friends of the American University of Afghanistan
JANICE KOCH, Ph.D.
Professor Emerita of Science Education, Hofstra University
Distinguished Fellow, Georgetown University Institute for Women, Peace, and Security
LYDIA LA FERLA
Principal, La Ferla Associates, LLC
MARIA ZOIE LAFIS
Executive Director of the Center for Hellenic Studies, Harvard University
Domestic Abuse Prevention Coordinator, The World Bank
Actress, Filmmaker, Activist, and President of Heroica Films
MARIA HELENA MALDONADO-VILLAR
Artist & Economist
TODD MCALLISTER, Ph.D.
Director, Global Supply Chain & Logistics, National Defense University
Director, Global Alliance Advisors
Managing Principal at Sprezzatura Advisors
Principal Associate, Nathan Associates
Deputy Financial Advisor, Executive Director-Investments, Oppenheimer
Consultant, Moroz Consulting
International Development Expert
Member, The Artist Workshop
JULIA NESHEIWAT, Ph.D.
Deputy Assistant to the President; Senior Director for Homeland Security & Resilience
Journalist and Communications Consultant
President, Perez APC
Consultant, Intelligence and National Security, The MASY Group
Vice President, Brand Strategy, Radancy Global Brand Practice
Founder and CEO, SixtyW
Director, The Foundation of Community Development and Empowerment (FCDE)
Director, Center for Latin America, Atlas Network; and President of the Mexico Business Forum in Mexico City
NORMAN B. SANDRIDGE
Associate Professor of Classics, Howard University; Fellow, Center for Hellenic Studies
CHRISTINA SEVILLA, Ph.D.
Deputy Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for Small Business
EILEEN ST. GEORGE, Ph.D.
Vice President, Education for Development, Creative Associates International
DOAA TAHA, PH.D.
Managing Director at Grey Matter International LTD, Chair of Women's Empowerment Forum and National Board Director, American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee
NATO C&I Representative to North American Organizations and Agencies
BONNIE H. WEINSTEIN
Attorney, Managing Director, BHW Global
CONSTANCE WHITESIDE, MD
Senior Outreach Officer, Delegation of the European Union to the United States
SANDRA BELL WILKINS
Associate Professor, Chair, Department of Fashion (ret.), Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar
U.S. Ambassador (ret.), Burkina Faso and Mozambique
Senior Vice President, Digital and Creative, TMP Worldwide, LLC. President, Red Fish Studios, LLC
Consultant, National Security and Infrastructure