Coffee Chat: Women of Color Advancing Peace in Foreign Affairs
Join us for a Coffee Chat: Women of Color Advancing Peace in Foreign Affairs with Dr. Nola Haynes on Friday, February 3rd at 10:30 am ET in McGhee Library.
About Guest Speaker: Dr. Nola Haynes, Ph.D. and M.Div is a Political Scientist, teaching at Georgetown University at the School of Foreign Service. Nola’s research centers on national security and foreign policy issues particularly arms control and international security. Nola was named one of the top 50 leaders in national security and foreign affairs by the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) and Diversity in National Security (DINSN) and was the former Director of Women of Color Advancing Peace and Security (WCAPS) Westcoast Chapter. She sits on several boards including, the Women’s Caucus for the International Studies Association communications team (WCIS), the Foreign Policy board for American Political Science Association (APSA), and ISA West. She is a member of Black Professional in International Affairs (BPIA, and an alumnus of the WestExec Advisors mentoring program. As a member of the Pacific Council on International Policy, Nola works as an Ops Coordinator to help resettle Afghan allies with Evacuate Our Allies (EOA) and is a policy advocate for the Afghan Adjustment Act. Nola has over ten years of experience working in Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility (DEIA). Nola’s traveled extensively and conducted research in West Africa and Central America on the intersections of terrorism, religion, gender, crisis, and conflict. Nola holds degrees from UCLA, Harvard Divinity School, and USC and is a regular guest on the Black News Channel (BNC) discussing foreign policy and national security-related issues she regularly appears on MSNBC and popular podcasts to discuss Russia and Ukraine.
Light Refreshments will be provided. Sponsored by the SFS Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.