Ep#78 | How We Win the War of Boxes
FARAH PANDITH is an author, foreign policy strategist, and former diplomat. A world-leading expert and pioneer in countering violent extremism, she is a frequent media commentator and public speaker. She served as a political appointee under Presidents George H.W. Bush, George W. Bush, and Barack Obama, and most recently she was the first-ever Special Representative to Muslim Communities, serving both Secretaries Hillary Clinton and John Kerry.
She has served on the National Security Council, at the U.S. Department of State, and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) in various senior roles.
She has also served on the Department of Homeland Security’s Advisory Council, chairing its task force on countering violent extremism. She is a senior fellow with the Future of Diplomacy Project at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at the Harvard Kennedy School as well as an adjunct senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations.
Farah divides her time between Washington, D.C.; London; and Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Some great takeaways from Farah :
Communiities and private sector themselves needs to push back against ideology
Learn to react to certain situations
Choose to be more inclusive in everything that you do
People are afraid of change of what they don't know
We all have a choice to say NO
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