FORA.tv Speaker - Isobel Coleman

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Biography

Isobel Coleman is senior fellow for U.S. foreign policy at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) and director of CFR’s Civil Society, Markets and Democracy Initiative. She is also director of CFR's Women and Foreign Policy program. Her areas of expertise include democratization and economic development in the Middle East, educational reform and regional gender issues.

She is the author and co-author of numerous publications, including Paradise Beneath Her Feet: How Women are Transforming the Middle East (Random House, 2010), Restoring the Balance: A Middle East Strategy for the Next President (Brookings Institution Press, 2008) and Strategic Foreign Assistance: Civil Society in International Security (Hoover Press, 2006). Her writings have also appeared in publications such as Foreign Affairs, Foreign Policy, The Washington Post, Financial Times, International Herald Tribune, USA Today, Christian Science Monitor, and online venues such as the Huffington Post.

4 Programs

CFR/Foreign Affairs Back to School Event

10.21.11 | 01:21:59 min | 0 comments

The Future of Girls Education

09.19.11 | 00:45:35 min | 0 comments

Isobel Coleman: Paradise Beneath Her Feet

07.26.11 | 01:13:05 min | 0 comments

Ending Global Poverty

11.16.06 | 00:58:56 min | 3 comments