Women's Action for New Directions


WAND builds women's political power to advocate for security and peace with justice. We believe that women are central to shifting the militarized, patriarchal culture that pervades our society and leads to endless war and violence. WAND works to promote diplomacy and demilitarize U.S. foreign policy, elevate women’s voices in conversations about national security policy, and educate and engage women legislators and Members of Congress on peace and security issues.

  1. Politics
    How to Build Peace During a Pandemic

    As the coronavirus continues to change the way our society and communities interact, we are left wondering what will happen…

  2. Feminism
    The Case for a Truly Representative Democracy

    Dalia Mogahed is one of my idols. She is a covered Muslim woman who works in public policy. When she…