united states coast guard

14 FEB 20
ALCGOFF 016/20 SUBJ: SOLICITATION FOR APPLICATIONS FOR THE 2020 PEACE WITH WOMEN FELLOWSHIP 1. The Coast Guard has the unique opportunity to select one high performing female Captain (O6) to attend the Halifax International Security Forum (HISF) hosted Fellowship program entitled "Peace With Women.” 2. Established in 2017, the Peace With Women Fellowship connects senior female military officers from NATO member and partner countries for a 3-week executive tour of the political and technological capitals of the United States and Canada. The USCG selectee will have the opportunity to engage with senior government, military, corporate, and academic leaders to collaborate on innovative solutions to the world’s leading security issues. The Fellowship concludes with all participants attending the annual Halifax International Security Forum, an event regularly attended by the Commandant and other senior governmental/military officials from the U.S. Last year’s Peace With Women Fellowship included 11 participants from 10 countries. 3. The 22-day Fellowship convenes in Washington, DC on 26 October 2020 and encompasses travels across the country as well as visits to various prominent locations in Canada before concluding in Halifax in mid-November. The extensive network that fellows develop in the course of the 3-week program incorporates experts in fields of government, academia, media, military, civil society, and science/tech. 4. Applications will include a completed application form, professional resume, short biography, essay question responses, and Commanding Officer’s endorsement. The application form and guidance for additional submission requirements may be found at the 2020 Peace With Women Fellowship Call for Applicants website: 5. Individuals should electronically submit their complete nomination package no later than 27 April 2020 to fellowship(AT) An internal Coast Guard panel will then convene to select two applicants for HISF consideration based on the submitted applications. Final selections and announcements will be made by HISF in mid-June. 6. Tuition and travel for this program, including travel to Washington, DC for the start of the fellowship and travel from Halifax at the conclusion, will be fully funded by DCO-I. Applicants must be able to commit to the entire duration of the program (26 October to 23 November 2020). 7. Information on the Peace With Women can be found at their website: For additional information, contact CAPT Paul Flynn at (202) 372-4452. 8. Ms. Ann Castiglione-Cataldo, SES, USCG, Director of International Affairs and Foreign Policy, sends. 9. Internet release is authorized.