Redefining Peace and Security through a Diasporic Lens

In this Level-Up Chat, Fellowship partner Women of Color Advancing Peace, Security, and Conflict Transformation (WCAPS), in collaboration with WCAPS HBCU Connection, engaged in dialogue led by HBCU-educated experts and Fellowship Alumna in the field of peace and security. The conversation addressed defining peace and security through the Black diasporic lens, the importance of the role of women in the fight for peace and security globally, and the importance of HBCU and diasporic leadership as it relates to peace and security.  The speakers also shared resources to support the professional development of the diaspora and/or women of color in peace and security.

Speakers included:

  • 2023 Fellowship Alumna Tlotlego Chabalal, Regional Advisor for Peace, Security and Good Governance at Deutsche Gesellchaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)
  • Dr. Maleeka Glover, Executive Director of WCAPS
  • Lyndsie Whitehead, Senior Associate of Philanthropy at UNICEF-USA