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Executive director, Georgetown University’s Institute for Women, Peace & Security
Melanne Verveer is the executive director of Georgetown University’s Institute for Women, Peace & Security. Ambassador Verveer served as the first US Ambassador for Global Women’s Issues, a position to which she was nominated by President Barack Obama in 2009. President Obama also appointed her to serve as the US representative to the UN Commission on the Status of Women.