Gender and International Security

CSIS's Smart Women, Smart Power Project leads research that uses gender as a lens for better understanding international relations and national security challenges – and discern ways through which the national security, foreign policy and business communities can better advance gender equity in their decision-making structures.

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Inclusive Innovation for U.S. Economic Growth and Resiliency

Data shows that inclusivity in entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystems greatly improves economic growth. In a changing global landscape, investing in a more inclusive innovation community is key for the United States’ long-term economic success and national security.

Report by Tom Guevara , Alexander Kersten , and Srishti Khemka — May 30, 2023

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Kathleen McInnis
Senior Fellow, International Security Program and Director, Smart Women, Smart Power Initiative