Opportunities, Challenges, Choices: Forging a (Woman's) Life in Politics or International Affairs

Cathryn Cluver (Executive Director, Future of Diplomacy Project/India & South Asia Program, Harvard Kennedy School of Government), Andrea Purse (Vice President for Communications, Center for American Progress), Sarah Kalloch (Senior Advisor, Oxfam America) and Paola Cecchi Dimeglio (Senior Postdoctoral Fellow, Women and Public Policy Program, Harvard Kennedy School) share stories and lessons from the first ten or fifteen years of their careers in global affairs.


  • Cathryn Clüver Ashbrook, Executive Director, Future of Diplomacy Project and Executive Director, The Project on Europe and the Transatlantic Relationship, Harvard Kennedy School
    Cathryn Clüver Ashbrook is a German and American national and the founding Executive Director of the Future of Diplomacy Project at the Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), which examines the challenges to negotiation and statecraft in the 21st century.