WFPG's Autumn Gala

A Conversation on National Security

On November 7th, the WFPG hosted a conversation on key global security challenges facing the US with Lisa Monaco, former Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism, and Mike Rogers, former House Intelligence Committee Chair and host of CNN's Declassified. The speakers covered issues ranging from China and North Korea to domestic terrorism, ISIL, and the changing role of the US on the international stage. The discussion was moderated by Ambassador Cathy Russell, former Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues, and hosted by Ambassador Ray and Shaista Mahmood at their home in Alexandria, Virginia.

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Patricia Ellis Retires as WFPG President

After 22 years of leadership of the WFPG, co-founder Patricia Ellis is stepping down from her role as WFPG President. She will now serve as WFPG President Emeritus. We are tremendously grateful for Patricia's dedication and extraordinary contributions to promoting women's leadership in foreign policy along with the presentation of stimulating discussions of important international issues.

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