Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano to Deliver Keynote Address at Diversity in Cyber Security Conference at CSIS

  • Oct 24, 2012

    WASHINGTON, October 24, 2012– The Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS) Women In International Security (WIIS) will hold a discussion on the importance of diversity in building the cyber security workforce of the future, with a specific focus on the role of women. Janet Napolitano, U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security, will provide the keynote address.

    WHEN/WHERE:
    Thursday, October 25, 2012
    8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
    Conference Room A/B
    CSIS 1800 K St. NW, Washington, DC 20006
     
    ***PLEASE NOTE: SET TIME FOR THOSE NOT ATTENDING FIRST PANEL IS 10:30a.m. ALL VIDEO EQUIPMENT MUST BE SET NO LATER THAN 10:45a.m.***

    Credentialed members of the press who would like to attend must RSVP to aschwartz@csis.org
     
    8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.: Panel Discussion
     
    Rich Baich
    Senior Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer, Wells Fargo
     
    Cynthia Dion-Schwarz
    Deputy Assistant Director, Computer & Information Science and Engineering (CISE) at National Science Foundation
     
    Karen Evans
    National Director, U.S. Cyber Challenge
     
    Davina Pruitt-Mentle
    Director of Educational Technology, Policy and Outreach, University of Maryland
     
    Rosemary Wenchel
    Deputy Assistant Secretary for Cyber Security Coordination, U.S. Department of Homeland Security

    Moderator:
    Ellen McCarthy
    Chief Operating Officer, National Geospatial Intelligence Agency

    10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.: Break
     
    11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.: Keynote Address
     
    Janet Napolitano
    U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security

    Moderator:
    Jolynn Shoemaker
    Director, Women In International Security (WIIS), CSIS
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    The Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) is a bipartisan, non-profit organization founded in 1962 and headquartered in Washington, D.C.  It seeks to advance global security and prosperity by providing strategic insights and policy solutions to decision makers.
     

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