Global Counterterrorism Alumni Community of Interest Workshop will be held at the Marshall Center Jan. 10 to 12. (Marshall Center graphic by Zachary Sherman)
Dates: Jan. 10 to 12
Title: “The Role of Women in Countering Terrorism and Violent Extremism: Sharing Global Best Practices and Experience.”
- Bring together and engage a select group from 1,500 alumni of the Marshall Center’s premier Program on Terrorism and Security Studies to discuss counter terrorism best practices.
- Strengthen counter terrorism efforts around the world through the efforts and experience of women leaders.
- Use alumni expertise to strengthen future Program on Terrorism and Security Studies courses.
Course Director: Professor James Howcroft
Course Deputy Director: Col. Ken Cole
Number of times the workshop has been held: This is the eighth successive Counterterrorism Alumni Community of Interest event that started with an inaugural workshop in October 2010.
Class Composition/demographics: (Registered) 76 alumni (including 10 alumni speakers) from 50 countries. Fifty-five are Marshall Center Alumni (representing resident programs from 2005 to 2016); three are alumni from the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies; two are alumni from the Near East South Asia Center for Strategic Studies; one is from the Africa Center for Strategic Studies. Twenty-six participants are from U.S. European Command countries; 23 are from U.S. Africa Command countries; four from U.S. Pacific Command; 12 from U.S. Central Command; one from U.S. Northern Command; and, one from U.S. Southern Command. There are 15 females and 52 males. There are 37 from the military and 30 from civilian and law enforcement agencies.
Next PTSS: March 2 to 30
Photos from the course can be found on the MC Photo Gallery.