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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WFPG Welcomes New Co-Chairs!

WFPG is pleased to announce that Ambassador Cathy Russell and Lois Romano have been elected to co-chair the WFPG's Board of Directors. Russell served as Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues from August 2013 to January 2017. Romano has had a distinguished career as a political journalist at The Washington Post, Newsweek and POLITICO, and now serves as a strategic advisor at the Institute of Politics at Harvard University.

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