Gender Equality Experts

Sandeep Bathala was a senior program associate for the Wilson Center’s Environmental Change and Security Program and Maternal Health Initiative from 2011-2015.She led the planning, development, and implementation of seminars, workshops, and conferences, focusing on health, environment, livelihoods, population, and security issues as well as the Advancing Policy Dialogue on Maternal Health se...
Dr. Haleh Esfandiari, the former and founding Director of the Middle East Program at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, is a Public Policy Fellow at the Wilson Center. She has had a rich and varied career. In her native Iran, she was a journalist, served as deputy secretary general of the Women's Organization of Iran, and was the deputy director of a cultural foundation wher...
Associate Director for Research, National Council of La Raza
New School for Social Research.
executive director and vice president, Institute for Women's Policy Research
Jane Harman resigned from Congress February 28, 2011 to join the Woodrow Wilson Center as its first female Director, President and CEO. Representing the aerospace center of California during nine terms in Congress, she served on all the major security committees: six years on Armed Services, eight years on Intelligence, and eight on Homeland Security.  During her long public career, Harm...
President, Institute for Women's Policy Research
study director, Institute for Women's Policy Research
study director, Institute for Women's Policy Research
Former Member of the National Assembly of Pakistan.
Farahnaz Ispahani is a Public Policy Scholar at the Woodrow Wilson Center. She is a Pakistani politician who served as a member of Parliament and Media Advisor to the President of Pakistan. At the Parliament she focused on the issues of terrorism, human rights, minority rights and US-Pakistan relations. Ms. Ispahani spent the formative years of her career as a print and television journalist. Her...

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