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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,...


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....


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...

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April 10: Lunch with Mary Kruger, Chief of Staff, DNDO

This event was originally scheduled for March 5th but was postponed due to weather. 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...

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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...


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...

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Cyber Security Awareness with Under Secretary Suzanne Spaulding

Join Women in Homeland Security to recognize National Cyber Security Awareness Month:  Risks, Resilience & Responsibilities October 21, 2014 | 11:30 am - 1:30 pm | Arlington, VA REGISTER Featuring: Suzanne Spaulding Under Secretary National Protection & Programs Directorate U.S. Department of Homeland Security and Anne Barron-DiCamillo Director, US-CERT U.S. Department of Homeland Security Jay C Grant Director, Cyber...

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Join us for the 2014 WHS BBQ Cook-Off September 27!

Join us for the 4th annual Women in Homeland Security BBQ Cook-Off to benefit the ICE Foundation! Over 250 friends and colleagues from all facets of the homeland security join us for great BBQ, live music, kids activities and incredible networking between all of our homeland heroes!  In 2013, teams from the Fairfax County International Search & Rescue, ICE Foundation,...