ISOA member companies work in fragile environments around the world in support of missions conducted by the United States and our allies. Every year, we come together with top leaders in the government, industry, and experts in the field to address our most pressing issues.
Washington, DC (PRWEB)
September 26, 2017
Ambassador Swanee Hunt will deliver a keynote address to the International Stability Operations Association (ISOA) 12th Annual Summit, joining 30+ top thought leaders in international peacekeeping and stability operations, senior federal contracting and acquisition professionals, and top policymakers from Capitol Hill and the Trump Administration.
Federal contractors who work in, or are interested in working in, fragile environments should attend this one-of-a-kind industry Summit scheduled for October 17-19. The Welcome Reception will be held October 17, at the Clements Worldwide Rooftop. The general sessions will be held October 18-19, 2017, at The Grand Hyatt Hotel in Washington, DC.
For more than three decades, Ambassador Hunt has advanced innovative and systemic approaches to social change at local, national, and global levels, in more than 60 countries. Through her non-profit organization, she advocates for inclusion to create long-term stability in fragile environments.
She is founder and chair of several programs: Inclusive Security promotes women’s leadership in preventing, ending, and rebuilding after deadly conflicts; and Demand Abolition combats the demand for illegal purchased sex, including trafficking. From 1993 to 1997, she served as U.S. ambassador to Austria, hosting negotiations among the warring Balkan states. At Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, she is the Eleanor Roosevelt Lecturer in Public Policy, founder of the Women and Public Policy Program, and senior advisor on sex trafficking at the Carr Center for Human Rights.
Ambassador Hunt will kick off October 19 with a breakfast keynote, then moderate a panel of top leaders serving on the front lines of stability operations.
We also have special guests Congressman Peter King from New York who will attend our opening reception October 17; and Mr. Joe Theismann, NFL quarterback-turned-national leadership speaker, who will headline our dinner October 18.
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