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Welcome Meghan!

Join WHS to welcome Meghan as our Junior Fellow! Meghan is a Junior at Georgetown University pursuing a degree in Government with a concentration in International Relations and Security. In addition to this sort of course work, Meg also is involved in several organizations on campus including Women in Leadership, Mock United Nations, Georgetown Energy, and Relay for Life. Originally...

Mary Kruger DNDO

March 5: Lunch with Mary Kruger, Chief of Staff, DNDO

Join Women in Homeland Security for some networking with colleagues and lunch with Mary Kruger, Chief of Staff for the Domestic Nuclear Detection Office at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.  Find out more about DNDO, their priorities for the coming year, and a bit about Ms. Kruger's work. Register for all of WHS' luncheons at Hope...

Linda Jacksta

March 25: Lunch with Linda Jacksta, Executive Director, CBP

WHS is pleased to announce that WHS 5th Anniversary Steering Committee member Linda Jacksta, Executive Director, Mission Assurance at Customs & Border Protection at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security will join us for lunch on March 25. Ms. Jacksta will discuss her role at CBP, her priorities for Mission Assurance and her career at CBP. Registration for all WHS...

Leslie Hope

April 21: Lunch with Leslie Hope, Chief, Biometrics, USCIS

Mark your calendars!  Join us in April to have lunch with Leslie Hope, Chief of the Biometrics Division at US Customs & Immigration Service and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.  Given the recent Executive Order, Ms. Hope will discuss the biometric component of immigration services, her role at the Biometrics division...


May 12: ISIS/ISIL Update with NCTC & DHS

Join us in May for a fascinating briefing from the National Counterterrorism Center on the spread of ISIL and "attacking where you are" and an overview of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Protective Security Coordination Division (PSCD).  The PSCD is the division that provides programs and initiatives to enhance the protection and resilience of the nation's critical infrastructure. Joining...

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WHS February: Lunch with Elena Kim-Mitchell, ODNI

Join Women in Homeland Security February 10, 2015 from 11:30 am - 1:30 pm, for an in-depth look at the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) -- their priorities for information sharing, and the integration of the private sector in information sharing activities. Elena Kim-Mitchell Director Private Sector Partnerships ODNI REGISTER About Elena Kim-Mitchell Ms. Kim-Mitchell...


Fifth Annual Spirit of Giving Charity Auction

WHS auction invite 2014                        REGISTER NOW!         DONATE AN AUCTION ITEM!       SPONSOR!  (Sponsorship information is available below) Dear WHS Community, I am so pleased to invite you to the 2014 Holiday Auction! In...


National Critical Infrastructure Security & Resilience Month with Congresswoman Susan Brooks

Join Women in Homeland Security to recognize National Critical Infrastructure Security & Resilience Month November 20, 2014 | 8:30 am - 10:30 am | Washington, D.C. REGISTER Featuring: Congresswoman Susan Brooks U.S. House of Representatives (MI) and Maureen Holman Water Program Manager District of Columbia Many thanks to the WHS 5th Anniversary National Critical Infrastructure Security & Resilience...