In this episode, Sarah-Myriam Martin-Brûlé and Thomas Juneau discuss with Laurence Deschamps-Laporte, Visiting Scholar at the CÉRIUM, Visiting Professor at the Université de Montréal and until recently, Chief of Staff to the Minister of Foreign Affairs. Ms. Deschamps-Laporte holds a Ph.D. and an M.A. from Oxford University where she was a Rhodes Scholar. She is a specialist of the Middle East, the study of Islamist movements and Salafism. She is interested in the study of Canadian foreign policy, feminism in international relations, and Middle East politics and society. She has advised three Canadian foreign ministers and was formerly a consultant with McKinsey. Professor Deschamps-Laporte discusses her professional and academic background and the development and challenges of implementing Canadian feminist foreign policy.