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#WomanCrushWednesday: Elizabeth Cady Stanton

by Honora Gibbons, WAND Intern, Arlington, MA The recent anniversary of the Seneca Falls Convention of 1848 marks nearly 170 years since the first women’s rights convention was held in the United States. This historical feat could not have been accomplished without the audacity and the skills of several key women’s rights activists. Among those, […]

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July: WAND@Work

Welcome to the July newsletter! Click to navigate! Chapters Budget Priorities/Wars Nuclear Weapons   Women, Peace, and Security Donor Spotlight In the News News The WAND Board of Directors is pleased to announce the selection of Megan Amundson as its new Executive Director. Megan has taken the reins at WAND after former Executive Director Susan Shaer’s […]

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A Time for Peace

by Kathy Crandall Robinson, WAND Senior Public Policy Director Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter hosted peacebuilders and human rights defenders in Atlanta, GA for The Carter Center’s A Time for Peace: Rejecting Violence to Secure Human Rights from June 18-21, 2016. WiLL President Senator Nan Grogan Orrock (GA) and I were thrilled to participate in […]


Special Statement: On One-Year Anniversary, Nuclear Agreement is Working

July 14, 2016 On this date one year ago, Iran and six world powers (United States, United Kingdom, Russia, China, France, and Germany) signed the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), a landmark agreement that prevented Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon and prevented war with Iran. The historic accord blocked Iran’s pathways to a […]

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Trinity Anniversary Reflection

by Honora Gibbons, WAND Intern, Arlington, MA with supplemental coverage by Erica Fein, WAND Nuclear Weapons Policy Director Anniversaries often spur reflection, and can serve as benchmarks with which we can measure change over the years. While some anniversaries encourage more nostalgic reflection, this July, we are forced to do a different kind of reflecting: grappling […]

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Young Women Advancing Peace

“My internship at WAND was my first real work experience after graduating college, and it set the bar high for what a workplace should be … I got to work with a group of intelligent, capable, and passionate people and I was introduced to a whole group of organizations doing really good things for the […]


March: WAND@Work

Welcome to the March newsletter! Click to navigate! Chapters Budget Priorities/Wars Nuclear Weapons   Women, Peace, and Security Donor Spotlight WiLL Update Nuclear Weapons A Budget Request That Leaves Much To Be Desired Despite its highly politicized nature, the President’s Budget request matters to policy wonks and advocates around the country because it serves as a […]

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#WomanCrushWednesday: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

by Honora Gibbons, WAND Intern, Arlington, MA “We should all be feminists.” Nigerian writer and activist, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, first emphasized this phrase in a TEDx talk she gave in 2013, and continues to champion this notion in all that she does. Chimamanda was born to a large Igbo family in the town of Nsukka […]

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