Preventing Youth from Being Radicalized: with Farah Pandith

12/2/2016 11:55 AM

Preventing Youth from Being Radicalized: with Farah Pandith

International Center Global Presentation Series (GPS) 2016
Cities’ Successes and Failures at Preventing Youth from Being Radicalized: A Conversation with Farah Pandith

Presentation by Ms. Farah Pandith, Adjunct Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations
Interviewed by Dr. John Marshall, Assistant Professor, Georgia State University College of Law

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A diplomatic entrepreneur and foreign policy strategist, Farah Pandith is a member of Secretary Jeh Johnson’s Homeland Security Advisory Council, an Adjunct Senior Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, and a Senior Fellow at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government. During a career spanning over two decades, she served as a political appointee in the George H.W. Bush, George W. Bush, and Barack H. Obama administrations. In 2009, she was appointed the first-ever Special Representative to Muslim Communities by Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton. In this role, she traveled to nearly 100 countries and launched global youth-focused initiatives and networks to counter violent extremism (CVE). Prior to this appointment, she was responsible for pioneering CVE initiatives Europe and also served on the National Security Council, US Department of State and at the U.S. Agency for International Development. Since leaving government in January 2014, Ms. Pandith has been forming new organizations to counter extremism, most notably Halcyon, an innovative global organization dedicated to mobilizing youth against extremist ideologies. She is also writing a book on the subject of countering violent extremism. Ms. Pandith is based in Washington, London, and Boston.

Date: Friday, December 2, 2016
Time: 12 – 1pm
Venue: International Center, Dahlberg Hall, Room 350. 30 Courtland Street, Room 350, Atlanta, GA 30302
Contact: 404-413–2530, oii@gsu.edu

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