An initiative designed to create linkages between the women of the Jackson School, including faculty, Senior Fellows, students, alumni and staff. Events and programming focus on mentorship, professional development and career skills workshops, panel discussions and larger-scale conferences. Recent events include a reception and panel discussion for alumni and current students at the home of a Senior Fellow in New York City, potlucks with World Fellows, and a conference on bias and gender equity.
Yale Journal of International Affairs
The Yale Journal of International Affairs, a Jackson student-run publication, produces a print journal each spring and digital content throughout the year on topics ranging from the effectiveness of drone strikes to the Iran Deal and photo collections looking at topics from massacres in Syria to the future of the Colombian peace deal. A new podcast series recently covered U.S. civil-military relations and guests included the director of the Combating Terrorism Center at West Point.
The Jackson Salon
A forum for the student community to engage with current events and pressing local, national, and international issues. The Salon meets weekly for a moderated and informal discussion around complex topics of significant political, policy, and social implications.
Jackson Latin America and the Caribbean
A new student organization established to advocate for Latin American affairs and policy, include greater regional representation in events and programming at Jackson, and create engagement for Jackson students, staff, and faculty interested in Latin America.
Jackson International and Military Veterans Club
Launched in spring 2023, a new student organization designed to build an international community of military families that offers support, promotes cross-cultural understanding, and helps families navigate the challenges unique to military life. The group prioritizes building strong relationships and fostering inclusivity to help military families thrive during their time at Yale and beyond.
Out in the World
Supports LGBTQIA+ people and allies through social events and career development, promotes diversity and inclusion, and raises awareness on the challenges faced by LGBTQIA+ populations around the world.