Our speaker for the "Race in Technology" Symposium tomorrow, Bonnie Jenkins, has just been announced as President Biden's nominee for Undersecretary of State for Arms Control and International Security.
Ambassador Bonnie Jenkins is the Founder and Executive Director of Women of Color Advancing Peace, Security and Conflict Transformation (WCAPS). She is a Nonresident Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution Chair, Committee on Radioactive Sources, National Academy of Sciences Lead, Women in National Security Law, ABA Law and National Security Women Building Peace Council Member, USIP
Rose Gottemoeller is the Frank E. and Arthur W. Payne Distinguished Lecturer at Stanford University's Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies and its Center for International Security and Cooperation. Before joining Stanford Gottemoeller was the Deputy Secretary General of NATO from 2016 to 2019, where she helped to drive forward NATO’s adaptation to new security challenges in Europe and in the fight against terrorism. Prior to NATO, she served for nearly five years as the Under Secretary for Arms Control and International Security at the U.S. Department of State, advising the Secretary of State on arms control, nonproliferation and political-military affairs. While Assistant Secretary of State for Arms Control, Verification and Compliance in 2009 and 2010, she was the chief U.S. negotiator of the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (New START) with the Russian Federation. Prior to her government service, she was a senior associate with the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, with joint appointments to the Nonproliferation and Russia programs. She served as the Director of the Carnegie Moscow Center from 2006 to 2008, and is currently a nonresident fellow in Carnegie's Nuclear Policy Program. She is also a research fellow at the Hoover Institution.
Lecture Date: Wednesday, January 20, 2021
This is an event in the series of speakers for STS 51, a weekly lecture series exploring the intersections of race, racism, and scientific practice