Caitlin Conaty Emelia Fujita Ryan McCannell John Phillips

Panel Meeting I: Civil Affairs - Interagency Coordination: Young Leaders Working Across Gaps and Along Seams

A Talk by Ryan McCannell , Caitlin Conaty , Emelia Fujita and John Phillips

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About this Talk

Panel Meeting I: Civil Affairs - Interagency Coordination: Young Leaders Working Across Gaps and Along Seams Tuesday, 6 October 2020, 13:00-15:00 All times EDT (GMT -5)

The first panel webinar is a well-established interagency coordination forum, taking a similar approach as Workshop IV, on “Young Leaders Working Across Gaps and Along Seams.” Although from Department of State and U.S. Agency for International Development, two of the three panelists also serve in Army and Marine reserve CA.

Civil Affairs Association Director Mr. Ryan McCannell, Director, Center for Conflict and Violence Prevention, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), facilitates the discussion including:

• Ms. Caitlin Conaty, Women, Peace, and Security Advisor, OUSD/Policy; former Africa Specialist, Department of State Bureau for Conflict and Stabilization Operations (State/CSO) • Captain Emelia Fujita, former SOCAFRICA Liaison to USAID/West Africa Regional Mission in Accra, Ghana • Sergeant John Phillips, USMC Reserve and USAID Management and Program Analyst; on detail as a Stabilization Advisor to State/CSO and Bureau for Population, Refugees and Migration (State/PRM)

About The Speakers

Ryan McCannell

Ryan McCannell

Director, Conflict Management & Mitigation, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)

CA Association Board Member


Caitlin Conaty

Caitlin Conaty


Emelia Fujita

Emelia Fujita


John Phillips

John Phillips