While it may come as a surprise to some, a panel of experts agreed that young girls may be as susceptible to the lure of extremist ideology as are young boys. During an event convened by the Wilson Center’s Women in Public Service Project and Middle East Program, the discussion explored the role of women in extremists movements, providing the focus for this edition of REWIND.

Jane Harman
Director, President and CEO, Wilson Center

Farah Pandith
Former First-Ever Special Representative to Muslim Communities, U.S. Department of State (2009-2014)

Sanam Naraghi Anderlini
Co-Founder and Executive Director, International Civil Society Action Network (ICAN)

Fatima Sadiqi
Fellow, Wilson Center Middle East Program

Timothy B. Curry
Deputy Director, Counterterrorism Policy, U.S. Department of Homeland Security