GS19 Speakers

Rebecca Blum

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Senior analyst at Nordic Centre for Gender in Military Operations

Rebecca Blum is the senior analyst at Nordic Centre for Gender in Military Operations. She leads the analysis in current security and defence policy, and the global security environment, and its relation to the international Agenda on Women, Peace and Security and Gender Perspective in Military Operations. Rebecca leads the work with NCGM’s task as NATO Department Head for Gender in Military Operations and as such oversees developments in the discipline. She has a degree in Peace and Conflict Studies and anthropology. Rebecca has served with the UN and has been working in the field on Security Sector Reform primarily in sub-Saharan Africa. Rebecca has also worked for the European Parliament with security and political analysis. In addition, Rebecca holds a degree in mediation and conflict resolution.