Allison Pytlak manages the disarmament programme of the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF). She contributes to WILPF’s monitoring and analysis of UN disarmament processes, its research and other publications, as well as liaises with UN, government, and civil society networks. In all its activities, WILPF consistently advocates for feminist approaches to international security and disarmament issues. Prior to this role, Allison worked in policy and advocacy with the Control Arms coalition focusing on the Arms Trade Treaty and with Religions for Peace and Mines Action Canada on a broader range of arms issues. Allison has a BA in International Relations from the University of Toronto and an MA, also in International Relations, from the City University of New York where she focused on international cyber security. Allison is a listed expert with the Forum on the Arms Trade and a Nonresident Fellow at the Stimson Center.