Champion
Laura Rockwood
Executive Director, Vienna Center for Disarmament and Non-Proliferation
Laura Rockwood

I pledge to strive for gender parity and will gladly sign the IGC Panel Parity Pledge. I agree to participate in meetings of the network to exchange experiences and strategize on how to accomplish our commitments. I also pledge to highlight the IGC network on the VCDNP' s website, and report on the results of the IGC' s work. I am committed to engaging men in the process of promoting gender equality, as well, since I could not more heartily agree about the critical importance of engaging both men and women in this initiative, for gender equality raises the quality of life for all.

I support the IGC Panel Parity Pledge.
  • Achieve an average of 50% female participation in the VCDNP biannual training courses on nuclear non-proliferation and disarmament, and feature female speakers in 8 of the VCDNP’s Monthly Seminar Series.

  • Hold two events focused on the role of women in nuclear (e.g. a salon dinner at the ambassador level and a public event).