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FDD’s National Security Fellow
2016 - 2017
National Security Network Participant

Brooke Stedman

Women in International Security


Last updated: Aug 1, 2018

Brooke Stedman serves as deputy director at Women in International Security (WIIS) where she develops and implements programs focused on global challenges related to women, peace, and security. In this capacity, she advises international organizations, governments, and militaries how to operationalize a gendered approach in security policies, programs, and operations. Prior to joining WIIS, she worked at the International Criminal Court (ICC) and International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) as a legal assistant. She also worked for the U.S. Institute of Peace where she worked on the development of the U.S. National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security and helped facilitate the U.S. Civil Society Working Group. She holds a LLM in International Human Rights and Criminal Law from Utrecht University and a BA in Criminology and Law from Marquette University.

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