Josiane Gabel

Josiane Gabel
  • Josiane Gabel is vice president for programs and institutional partnerships at CSIS. In this role she supports a wide range of CSIS programs and special initiatives, develops and oversees CSIS executive education, and supports partnerships with other institutions. As director of the Abshire-Inamori Leadership Academy, she is also responsible for running professional development, leadership, and ethics training. Previously, Ms. Gabel was a fellow in the CSIS Defense and National Security Group, where her research was in the area of U.S. defense strategy, use of force, and nuclear weapons policy. From 2010 to 2012, she was executive officer to the president and CEO of CSIS. In this position she assisted the CEO in the daily and long-term operations of the Center and supported its research and programmatic agenda. She was coeditor of the CSIS “Global Forecast” in 2011, 2012, and 2013.

    Earlier, Ms. Gabel was an associate at the Cohen Group, where she consulted for international companies with business in Europe, the Middle East, and the Persian Gulf, and served as press assistant to former secretary of defense William Cohen. Ms. Gabel has also worked in Modeling, Simulation, Wargaming, and Analysis at Booz Allen Hamilton and in the Brookings Institution’s Foreign Policy Studies. She has done volunteer development work in Tanzania, Cambodia, Thailand, the Dominican Republic, and the Czech Republic. Ms. Gabel holds a M.A. in international relations from Yale University and a B.A. in international relations from Stanford University. She is a native of France.

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