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CommentaryMore women in government roles leads to greater national security
The United States is facing an unprecedented economic and health crisis due to the coronavirus. Decisions made now will have repercussions that last for years. Recovery from t...
By Katie Galgano
CommentaryWomen in Combat: Five-Year Status Update
It has been five years since the ban on women in combat was lifted in 2015 and women began integrating previously closed combat arms billets in January 2016. Five years is the...
By Emma Moore
PodcastWomen in National Security: Emma Moore
Emma Moore joins the CNAS Women in National Security podcast mini-series on human capital to discuss changing the requirements for national service....
By Loren DeJonge Schulman & Emma Moore
PodcastA Conversation with Maggie Feldman-Piltch and #NatSecGirlSquad
#NatSecGirlSquad founder and Unicorn Strategies managing director Maggie Feldman-Piltch joins Andrea Kendall-Taylor and Jim Townsend to discuss the importance of competent div...
By Andrea Kendall-Taylor, Jim Townsend & Maggie Feldman-Piltch
PodcastWomen in National Security: Maggie Feldman-Piltch
Maggie Feldman-Piltch joins the CNAS Women in National Security podcast mini-series on human capital to discuss the gaps she sees in launching and advancing careers in nationa...
By Loren DeJonge Schulman & Maggie Feldman-Piltch
PodcastWomen in National Security: Sina Beaghley
Sina Beaghley joins the CNAS Women in National Security podcast mini-series on human capital to discuss security clearance reform. Sina is a senior international/defense polic...
By Loren DeJonge Schulman & Sina Beaghley
PodcastWomen in National Security: Laura Junor
Dr. Laura Junor joins the CNAS Women in National Security podcast mini-series on human capital to discuss how the government must change its personnel systems to bring in the ...
By Loren DeJonge Schulman & Laura Junor
CommentaryManaging the National Security Workforce Crisis
The federal national security workforce is entering a perfect storm shaped by workforce demographic trends, short-sighted leadership, slow adaptation to modern challenges, and...
By Loren DeJonge Schulman
PodcastBombshells and Smart Women Talk Security
RAND’s Radha Iyengar Plumb, CNAS’s Loren DeJonge Schulman (two of the Bombshell podcast hosts), and CSIS’s Alice Hunt Friend discuss mentoring young women (and men) and what i...
By Loren DeJonge Schulman
CommentaryNancy Pelosi and Theresa May are Leading on Borrowed Time
Prime Minister Theresa May and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, two female politicians on either side of the Atlantic, each managed to stave off challenges to their leadersh...
By Livia Godaert & Chris Estep
PodcastBombshell: Come What May
Erin, Radha, and Loren invited Dr. Lindsay Cohn of the U.S. Naval War College to join their posse and explain America’s history of employing the military for domestic purposes...
By Loren DeJonge Schulman, Lindsay Cohn, Radha Iyengar & Erin Simpson
CommentaryThe Messy Reality Inside the Pentagon, Captured in Fiction
“Thank you for your service” is one of the most frequently uttered phrases to those toiling in Americans’ most trusted, but least understood, institution: the United States mi...
By Loren DeJonge Schulman
PodcastWomen In National Security: Morgan Ortagus and Samantha Vinograd
Samantha Vinograd and Morgan Ortagus join the CNAS Women in National Security podcast to discuss their careers in national security, the private sector, and media, their evolv...
By Loren DeJonge Schulman, Samantha Vinograd & Morgan Ortagus
PodcastWomen in National Security: Jennifer Griffin
Launching the second chapter in the Women in National Security podcast series, Fox News national security correspondent Jennifer Griffin talks with CNAS Senior Fellow Loren De...
By Loren DeJonge Schulman & Jennifer Griffin
PodcastWomen in National Security: Nicole Pilkus
Nicole Pilkus, Deputy Director of the Maritime Safety Office National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, talks with CNAS expert Julie Smith about her career in the defense indust...
By Julianne Smith & Nicole Pilkus
PodcastWomen in National Security: Amanda Sloat
Amanda Sloat of the Brookings Institution shares what it's like working as a woman in national security....
By Dr. Amanda Sloat
PodcastWomen in National Security: Laura Rosenberger
Laura Rosenburger, former foreign policy advisor for Hillary Clinton’s 2016 Presidential Campaign, discusses the misconceptions women have about working in national security....
By Laura Rosenberger
PodcastWomen in National Security: Emma Ashford
Emma Ashford, a Cato Institute research fellow with expertise in international security and the politics of energy, shares her experiences working as a woman in national secur...
By Emma Ashford
PodcastWomen in National Security: Mara Karlin
Mara Karlin, a nonresident senior fellow in the Center for 21st Century Security and Intelligence in the Foreign Policy program at Brookings, discusses the roadblocks that kee...
By Mara Karlin & Loren DeJonge Schulman
PodcastWomen in National Security: Alina Polyakova
Alina Polyakova, the David Rubenstein Fellow for foreign policy at the Brookings Institution, discusses the options available to women who want to work in national security....