The Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination's Project on Gender in the Global Community will hold a lunch seminar, "Ready to Run?: Challenges and Opportunities for Women on the Campaign Trail," on Tuesday, March 31, 2015, at 12:15 p.m. in 012 Bendheim Hall. The session will be led by Woodrow Wilson School graduate students, Jamie Morgan and Alyson Neel, participants in Ready to Run®: Campaign Training for Women. This seminar is open to faculty and students only. Lunch will be served. To attend, RSVP to Angella Matheney.
Alyson Neel is a second year Master student at the Woodrow Wilson School (WWS). Her professional background is in advocacy for gender equality and women's empowerment and journalism. While at WWS, she has worked as a consultant for UN Women and the World Bank and with the Louisiana State Legislature on the issue of campus sexual assault. Prior to coming to Princeton, she was based in Istanbul, where she reported on human rights violations, in particular gender-based violence and discrimination, for the Washington Post, CNN Turk, and the largest English-language daily in Turkey.