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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...

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...

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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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...