The Importance of Diversity and Inclusion in International Affairs

In this episode of Building the Future, Dan Runde is joined by Nicole Aandahl, the Director of the Diversity and Leadership in International Affairs Program at the CSIS, to discuss diversity and inclusion in the international affairs and foreign policy community. The podcast examines the state of diversity and inclusion in international affairs following the Cold War, identifies how the United States should leverage its uniquely diverse population for global innovation and leadership, and emphasizes the importance of diverse perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences for the U.S. diplomatic corps and in national security and foreign policy decision-making processes.

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