Feminist activist and award-winning journalist Mona Eltahaway came to prominence with her fearless reporting from the 2011 Egyptian revolution in Tahrir Square, where she was arrested, beaten, and sexually assaulted by riot police. Seizing on the energy of the #MeToo movement, Eltahawy joins the Council November 25 to issue a bold manifesto for women and girls to channel their anger and dismantle the patriarchy.
Nicholas Burns, US Ambassador to NATO, 2001-2005; Ivo H. Daalder, President, Chicago Council on Global Affairs; Douglas Lute, US Ambassador to NATO, 2013-2017; Victoria Nuland, US Ambassador to NATO, 2005-2008; Elise Labott, Foreign Affairs Journalist
Nicholas Burns, US Ambassador to NATO, 2001-2005; Victoria Nuland, US Ambassador to NATO, 2005-2008; Ivo Daalder, US Ambassador to NATO, 2009-2013; Douglas Lute, US Ambassador to NATO, 2013-2017. Moderated by Elise Labott.
Isabella Alexander, Visiting Assistant Professor, Emory University; Hannah Armstrong, Consulting Analyst, Sahel, International Crisis Group; John Campbell, Ralph Bunche Senior Fellow for Africa Policy Studies, Council on Foreign Relations. Moderated by Zekeria Ahmed Salem.
Ryan Crocker, Diplomat in Residence, Princeton University; Senior Fellow, Yale University; Former Career Ambassador, US Foreign Service; Danielle Pletka, Senior Vice President, Foreign and Defense Policy Studies, American Enterprise Institute. Moderated by Brian Hanson.
Dina Smeltz, Senior Fellow, Public Opinion and Foreign Policy; Lily Wojtowicz, Research Associate; Denis Volkov, Head of Applied Research, Levada Center; Stepan Goncharov, Senior Research Fellow, Levada Center. Moderated by Jeffrey Mankoff.