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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,...

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WHS Announces 5th Anniversary Steering Committee

Women in Homeland Security announced their 5th Anniversary Steering Committee, Co-chaired by Senator Susan Collins and Former Congresswoman Jane Harman, for a year of events around the organization's milestone anniversary.  Mirroring the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's priorities the group will host activities to recognize National Preparedness Month, Cyber Security Awareness Month and Critical Infrastructure Security and Resilience Month.  Additionally,...

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Rescheduled: WHS Cyber Event

Join WHS for our fourth annual cyber security awareness program. WHS Cyber:  Rescheduled   Join us for our rescheduled Cyber event Featuring: Sandy Peavy CIO, FLETC WHS Board Member & Cyber Chair   Margie Graves Deputy CIO, DHS   Jill Vaughn Deputy CIO & Deputy Assistant Administrator for the Office of Information Technology, TSA,...

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Lunch with Colleen Manaher, CBP

Join us for lunch with Colleen Manaher Executive Director, Planning, Program Analysis, and Evaluation Office February 20, 2014 11:30am - 1:30pm Office of Field Operations, U.S. Customs and Border Protection REGISTER  ABOUT MS. MANAHER Since April 2013, Colleen M. Manaher has served as the Executive Director of Planning, Program Analysis, and Evaluation (PPAE), Office of Field Operations (OFO), in...


Harris & Raytheon join as Platinum supporters of WHS Auction!

WHS platinum logos 2013 WHS welcomes Harris and Raytheon to its prestigious supporters for efforts to raise donations for the Border Patrol Foundation (BPF).  The BPF, WHS' Charity of the year, provides resources to the families of the fallen and creates awareness of the escalating risk of those who keep America’s borders...

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WHS donates $7500 to Border Patrol Foundation from WHS BBQ Cook-Off!

Women in Homeland Security presented the first installment of donations to the Border Patrol Foundation at the BPF's Annual dinner October 29th.  Flanked by WHS Board members Eileen Parise and Kara Sidener, WHS President Kristina Tanasichuk presented $7500 to Pat Wilder, National Director of the Foundation.  Other special guests included former Commissioner W. Ralph Basham; Michael Fisher, Chief, CBP; Congressional...

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WHS Annual Charity Auction 2013

WHS holiday_logo wreath_2013 whs_holiday_auction2013   Join us for the 4th Annual WHS Holiday Charity Auction December 4, 2013 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm Arlington, VA REGISTER HERE DONATE HERE REQUEST SPONSORSHIP INFO HERE. Thanks to our Platinum Sponsor!...

Stephanie Tennyson

Join us for lunch with Stephanie Tennyson, Deputy Director of External Affairs at FEMA, on September 19!

Join Women in Homeland Security for lunch with Stephanie Tennyson, Deputy Director of the External Affairs Office at FEMA, during National Preparedness Month. Ms. Tennyson will discuss emergency preparedness, the READY campaign, and the role and function of FEMA's External Affairs office. September 19, 2013 | 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. | Washington, DC | >>Register About Ms. Tennyson Prior to this...