Monday, November 7, 2011 - 7:30pm

Wadhams is a Senior Fellow at American Progress where she focuses on Afghanistan, Pakistan, terrorism issues, and U.S. national security.  Among her other responsibilities, she served as a U.S. election observer in Afghanistan's parliamentary elections in September 2010.  Wadhams previously served as a legislative assistant on foreign policy issues for Sen. Russ Feingold (D. WI), worked at the Council on Foreign Relations in Washington, DC and as a research associate on national security issues in New York.  Her other overseas experiences include work with the International Rescue Committee in Sierra Leone and two years in Ecuador and Chile.