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Kristina Tanasichuk, Founder & President, Women in Homeland Security was featured on the June cover of HERLife magazine.

WHS Featured in HERLife Magazine

Women in Homeland Security Founder and President Kristina Tanasichuk was featured in a cover story for HERLife magazine, a full color magazine with the mission of keeping women connected.  The June edition featured story on Tanasichuk, and  Tamara Barnes, an Air Force veteran and Coast Guard reservist founded a company that started by coaching female veterans on their transition from the...

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Assistant Commissioner Brenda Smith will join Women in Homeland Security for a luncheon August 4.

August 4: Lunch with Brenda Smith, Assistant Commissioner, CBP

Join us for lunch with Brenda Smith, Assistant Commissioner Office of International Trade, CBP. Brenda Smith serves as the Assistant Commissioner, Office of International Trade, at U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP). Selected in the fall of 2014, Ms. Smith is responsible for the compliance of millions of cargo shipments that flow in and out of the U.S. each year. As...

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Catherine Emerson will speak to Women in Homeland Security September 21.

September 21: Lunch with Catherine Emerson, CHCO, DHS

Join us for a luncheon to discuss some of the human capital challenges facing DHS with

Catherine Emerson

Chief Human Capital Officer U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Catherine V. Emerson was appointed as the Department of Homeland Security’s Chief Human Capital Officer (CHCO) in August 2011, the first career member of the...

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Ana J. Hinojosa spoke to Women in Homeland Security July 21.

Luncheon with Ana Hinojosa, Director, Compliance & Facilitation, World Customs Organization

Ana Hinojosa, Deputy Assistant Commissioner, Office of International Affairs, U.S. Customs & Border Protection AND most recently Director, Compliance and Facilitation Post at the World Customs Organization joined WHS for a discussion July 21.

Ana B. Hinojosa has 28 years of border related expertise, most of these in leadership positions. She has held leadership positions in several large...

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marcy forman

May 19: Lunch with Marcy Forman, Citi and Former, ICE

Join Women in Homeland Security to meet a WHS celebrity -- Marcy Forman, current head of the Global Investigations Unit for Citi and former Director of the Office of Investigations, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement – the largest investigative arm within the Department of Homeland Security. May 19 11:30 am - 1:30 pm Washington, DC Register About Ms. Forman...

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WHS BBQ cook off logo 2015 FINAL

Get Ready for the 2015 WHS BBQ Cook-Off – SEPTEMBER 27!

Mark Your Calendar for the 2015 WHS BBQ Cook–Off September 27 to benefit the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund (NLEOMF)! Join us this September for some of the best BBQ in town, cooked up by our homeland security community!  Over 450 people joined us last year to cheer on teams from ICE, USCG, CBP, Fairfax County International Fire & Rescue,...

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NCTC

May 12: ISIS/ISIL Update from NCTC & DHS

Join us May 12 for an update from the National Counterterrorism Center and DHS Protective Services on the growth and spread of ISIS/ISIL and "attacks where you are" as well as ways to mitigate those threats through the resources provided by DHS's Protective Security Coordination Division (PSCD), the division that provides programs and initiatives to enhance the protection and resilience of the nation's critical infrastructure....

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marcy forman

May 19: Marcy Forman, Managing Director, Citi; former Director ICE Office of Investigation

Join us for a fascinating discussion with Marcy Forman, Managing Director of the Global Investigations Unit at Citi.  Ms. Forman has over 30 years of Federal Law Enforcement experience, and brings a wealth of anti-money laundering and trade fraud expertise to Citigroup, Prior to Citi, Ms. Forman served as the Independent Court Monitor for the Western Union and State of Arizona judicial...

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