Jen is a women, peace and security, and gender mainstreaming practitioner-scholar, with experience in the implementation of UNSCR 1325 and National Action Plans, gender-sensitive security sector reform, and the prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse and promotion of gender equality in peacekeeping. She holds a Master of International Development, as well as post-graduate qualifications in Strategic Leadership and Gender, Peace, and Security. Jen’s geographic experiences include Australia, Afghanistan, Brussels, New York, Ukraine, and Jordan. She has developed and implemented gender audits, gender equality/mainstreaming strategies, gender adviser training programs, course evaluations, as well as research and policy development for the United Nations, universities, civil society, and various security organisations.
Check the frontline podcast where Jen speaks about gender equality in the military sector as well as presenting her new book.