Women Peace Security Program

Call for Applications: WPS Peace and Social Change Fellowship Program

by |October 3rd, 2019

Call for Applications APPLICATION DEADLINE:  Wednesday, October 23, 2019 Apply via this form:  https://forms.gle/iQNEhVsq2uaDuv5h7 The Women, Peace and Security (WPS) program at Columbia University, in collaboration with the Columbia University Nairobi Global Center and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, is pleased to announce the next round of the Peace and… read more

Job Opening: Administrative Associate with the Women, Peace and Security Program

by |May 14th, 2019

We are seeking to hire a qualified candidate for a short-term Administrative Associate position with the Women, Peace and Security (WPS) Program. The Administrative Associate will support the WPS Program Director by ensuring smooth and seamless operations and administration of program activities from May to September, 2019. Responsibilities The Associate will be primarily responsible for… read more

“Gender and the Law of the Sea” Book Launch at Columbia University Law School – June 4th

by |May 9th, 2019

Tuesday, June 4, 2019 | 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM Columbia Law School, JGH 105 435 W. 116 St., New York, NY 10027 This event is free and open to the public but please register in advance.     Please join a panel discussion on the new book Gender and the Law of the Sea. This… read more

WPS Peace and Social Change Graduate Student Internship

by |December 3rd, 2018

Peace and Social Change Internship Application Application Deadline Extended: January 4th, 2019 at 12:00 PM EST http://bit.ly/WPSInternship2019 The Women, Peace and Security (WPS) program at Columbia University is pleased to invite applications for the Peace and Social Change Internship. This paid, ten-week internship for Columbia graduate students is designed to support the Peace and Social… read more

“Peace is Not Enough” | New Article by Leymah Gbowee in the New York Times

by |September 21st, 2018

This week, Liberian Nobel Laureate, peace activist and Executive Program Director of our Women, Peace and Security Program, Leymah Gbowee, shared her reflections about peace, politics and the vital role of women in an opinion piece in the New York Times. She writes about how Liberian women changed politics, and shares insights on the power of women to… read more

Upcoming WPS Peace and Social Change Workshop — Apply before noon (EST) this Wed, 4/11!

by |April 9th, 2018

Peace and Social Change Workshop at Columbia University | May 21-22, 2018 We are now accepting applications to participate in the upcoming two-day Peace and Social Change Workshop happening May 21-22, 2018, from our Women, Peace and Security team. APPLY BEFORE NOON (EST), THIS WEDNESDAY, 4/11! The workshop is designed to generate knowledge, build skills, strengthen… read more

Call for Applications: WPS Peace and Social Change Workshop this May — Deadline: April 11, noon (EST)

by |March 26th, 2018

Women, Peace and Security Program Earth Institute, Columbia University Peace and Social Change Workshop May 21-22, 2018 Application Deadline: 12 pm (EST) on April 11, 2018 All costs are covered for selected participants. We are pleased to announce the upcoming Columbia University Peace and Social Change Workshop designed to generate knowledge, build skills, strengthen relationships… read more

A Recent Interview with WPS Executive Director Leymah Gbowee

by |February 1st, 2018

“Women are often perceived as victims of war, rather than agents of change, and are left out of the peacemaking process. But you’ve also said that the field of peace and security includes both “the U.N. negotiators in suits” and women who do grass-roots work in their own communities. Can you explain that idea? People… read more

New Forbes Article on Women’s Movements – “Why Melinda Gates Is Investing $20M In The Global Women’s Movement”

by |October 11th, 2017

Today on Day of the Girl Forbes, Michelle King published “Why Melinda Gates is Investing $20M In The Global Women’s Movement“. At the Gates Goalkeepers Event in September, Gates announced that the Foundation will make a $20 million investment over the next three years to strengthen women’s groups worldwide. King explains that “This commitment is an investment in… read more

Registration opens for Women, Peace, and Security Program Launch Symposium

by |October 10th, 2017

Women, Peace, and Security Program Launch Symposium Friday, October 27, 2017 | 9:30 am to 12:00 pm The Rotunda, Low Memorial Library, Columbia University ——————————————– Friday, October 27, 2017 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The Rotunda | Low Memorial Library Columbia University ——————————————– Please join us for the official launch of Women, Peace and Security (WPS) Program,… read more