CSIS Smart Women, Smart Power is a speaker series on women in international business and global affairs. The biweekly podcast features leading women from the corporate, government, and national security worlds discussing top international issues.
Domestic Terrorist Groups and Natural Disasters
SWSP is partnering with Girl Security for our annual takeover series, where we pass the microphone to a young national security scholar for an interview with a national security senior leader. In this episode, Girl Security scholar Paden Tranter interviews Glitterpill Co-Founder and Chief Intelligence Officer Samantha Kutner for a discussion on the role and history of domestic extremist groups in natural disaster relief responses.
Congress is Back: Where does Ukraine Support Stand?
Host Kathleen McInnis sat down with Elizabeth Hoffman, CSIS Fellow and Director of Congressional and Government Affairs, for a discussion on their recent travels throughout Ukraine, Moldova, and Poland. They also discussed where Ukrainian assistance stands, as Congress is back in session.
Chasing Liberties: Balancing Individual Rights and Digital Privacy
SWSP is partnering with Girl Security for our annual takeover series, where we pass the microphone to a young national security scholar for an interview with a national security senior leader. On this episode, Girl Security scholar Kennedy Solaru sits down with CSIS Strategic Technologies Program Fellow Caitlin Chin for a discussion on the various challenges facing the national security community, including the issue of technology privacy and its impact on individual rights.
On the Road in Ukraine
While traveling on a delegation throughout Ukraine, host Kathleen McInnis sat down with Elizabeth Hoffman, CSIS Fellow and Director of Congressional and Government Affairs, for a compelling conversation on the current state of the region, as well as key questions the United States should be considering moving forward.
A Conversation with GEN Laura Richardson on Security Challenges in Latin America
On August 4th, General Laura J. Richardson, U.S. Army, 32nd Commander of the United States Southern Command (SOUTHCOM) sat down with Dr. Kathleen McInnis, Director of the CSIS Smart Women, Smart Power Initiative, and Kari Bingen, Director of the CSIS Aerospace Security Project for a discussion on her priorities within the SOUTHCOM Area of Responsibility (AOR), which includes parts of Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC). Additionally, General Richardson discussed how SOUTHCOM is approaching challenges facing this strategic region, including the People’s Republic of China’s growing presence and influence; counternarcotics operations; maritime domain awareness; space; and more.
We’re on a Summer Break!
The Smart Women, Smart Power podcast is taking a summer break to refresh and recharge. We’ll be back soon!