In her piece for the “Represent” series, Beverly Kirk addresses how Russian influence exploited America’s racial divide, and while media literacy can help combat influence campaigns racism will continue to be a vulnerability until it is addressed.
Beverly Kirk hosted a conversation with Jennifer Klein, Chief Strategy and Policy Officer of TIME’S UP, Rakeen Mabud, Director of Research and Strategy of TIME’S UP, and Rachel Vogelstein, Douglas Dillon Senior Fellow and Director of Women and Foreign Policy program at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR). Check out the full recorded event here.
Los Angeles Deputy Mayor of International Affairs Amb. (ret.) Nina Hachigian joined host Beverly Kirk to talk about the challenges cities face in the Covid-19 pandemic, and why cooperation is a key component of response efforts. They also discuss how the pandemic is impacting national security and the role of women in security issues.