Opening Doors: Embracing Diversity in National Security
A quarterly conversation about careers in national security and diversity, equity, and inclusion issues. This series also serves to raise awareness outside Washington, D.C. of the International Security Program’s mission and purpose.The Opening Doors: Embracing Diversity in National Security Series is a quarterly conversation series hosted by International Security Program (ISP) permanent junior staff. The conversations will focus on mentoring, networking, career paths, educational backgrounds, and how diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) issues impact them.
The series is intended to expand ISP’s reach to students from underrepresented demographics (racial, ethnic, and geographic) to aid in recruitment for internships and junior staff positions, and to raise awareness of ISP’s mission and purpose.
This series is part of broader set of diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives within the International Security Program. To learn more, visit us here and read our DEI Action Plan here.
If you are a university or college official and you are interested in partnering with CSIS on this initiative, please contact the ISP DEI team at email@example.com.
The first event, held on October 29, 2020, featured Reja Younis, Program Manager and Research Associate in the Project on Nuclear Issues (PONI) in conversation with Christine Brazeau, Program Manager, Smart Women, Smart Power Initiative, and Outreach Manager, International Security Program.
This series is made possible through general support to CSIS.