by Folashade Olumola (LCWINS Spring Intern)

As of yet, the field of national security and foreign policy has not reached gender parity. This is evidenced in the representation of women in senior-level and leadership positions. One of the largest impediments to women’s advancement in the national security and foreign policy field is the lack of commitment across the profession to support caregiving by women and men who seek to advance their careers.

COVID-19 has further revealed the need for effective policies that encourage sustainable caregiving programs and the implementation of family-leave. …

Leadership Council for Women in National Security

Lindsay L. Rodman is the Executive Director of LCWINS

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