Past Conferences

For the past six years the Conference on Gender and International Affairs have hosted panels, breakout sessions, workshops, Gender Galas and employer showcases! As each conference builds upon the last we hope to continue hosting engaging leaders in the field of gender and international affairs.

CGIA 2020:


Reimagining Power and Leadership

Feminist Foreign Policy

Bodies of Resistance

The Politics of Appearance

Narrative Justice

Feminist Approaches to Economic Recovery

Reproductive Justice: International Fault Lines

The Athelete’s Body: Power, Resistance, and Control

CGIA 2019: 


Samantha Power, Anna Lindh Professor of the Practice of Global Leadership and Public Policy at Harvard Kennedy School and Professor of Practice at Harvard Law School.


Marginalized Masculinities

International Activism: Lessons from the Field

Decoding the Patriarchy

Bodies as Battlegrounds

Women in Conflict

CGIA 2017:


Nancy Krieger, PhD – Social Epidemiology at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health


Queering International Affairs

Gender and Impact Investing

Gender and Nuclear Security

The Politics of Data Collection

Gender, Guns, and Gangs

CGIA 2016: 



Security Decision-Making: Access and Impact

Feminist Foreign Policy & Diplomacy

Entrepreneurial Viability: The Case for Inclusive Economies

CGIA 2015 


Dr. Cynthia Enloe – Feminist Writer, Research Professor and Professor of Political Science at the Department of International Development, Community, and Environment and the Department of Political Science at Clark University


Gendered Perspectives on Technology in Financial Inclusion

Gendered Dimensions of Migration and Displacement

Legal Frameworks for Gender and Human Rights