FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Halifax, NS – Halifax International Security Forum will recognize its inaugural class of the Peace With Women Fellowship at a gala dinner being held in the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 in Halifax.
This year’s exemplary group of fellows are:
Group Captain Jules Adams, Royal Australian Air Force
Brigadier General Ingrid Gjerde, Norwegian Army
Colonel Katherine Graef, United States Army
Colonel Rose King, New Zealand Army
Colonel Vebhije Kuti, Albanian Land Force
Captain Jill Marrack, Royal Canadian Navy
Colonel Dr. Nicole Schilling, German Air Force
Fellows are active-duty female officers with diverse areas of expertise, including medicine, logistics, NATO operations, defense planning, and personnel management.
The Halifax Peace With Women Fellows will be available for media interviews at the Halifax International Security Forum. To see about availability, please contact the Press Office using the information below.
About the Fellowship
The Halifax Peace With Women Fellowship is a three-week executive tour for senior active-duty female military officers. The tour began on October 25 and concludes this weekend at the 10th annual Halifax International Security Forum. Fellows visited Washington DC, Silicon Valley, Toronto and Waterloo, and Ottawa before concluding the program in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Fellows met with government, military, and thought leaders as they travelled through the political and technological capitals of the United States and Canada to deepen their understanding of American and Canadian strategic challenges, as well as the cutting-edge technologies transforming the realities of national security.