Susan Yoshihara advised UN delegations and U.S. policy makers on women, peace and security, maternal and child health policy, population, and human rights. She participated in UN negotiations on development and human rights since 2006 as a member of civil society, and served on the Holy See delegation to the UN Commission on Population and Development. Dr. Yoshihara’s scholarly work on human rights has influenced the debate at the UN for more than a decade.
Her commentary has appeared in Fox News, Yomiuri Shimbun, Philadelphia Inquirer, Washington Times, Providence Journal, Roll Call, Human Events, and National Review Online.
She holds a Ph.D. in international relations from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University, received an M.A. in National Security Affairs from the Naval Postgraduate School, and a B.S. from the U.S. Naval Academy.
- UN Advisor / Negotiator
- News Journalist
- Senior Vice President for the Catholic Family & Human Rights Institute