This week, Women of Washington hosts sit down with Jill Vaughan, former CTO of the Transportation Security Administration, and current senior adviser to GSIS. Vaughan talked about her journey to the top of the TSA and gave her advice for leadership within the federal government.
Dr. Crystal Valentine, VP of MapR Technologies, talks to Women of Washington about how to encourage more women to pursue careers in technology. She also shares her personal journey to success in the technology industry.
Beth Killoran, interim chief information officer at the Department of Health and Human Services, sat down with Women of Washington hosts Aileen Black and Gigi Schumm.
Bobbie Kilberg, president and CEO of the Northern Virginia Technology Council, talks to Women of Washington about the three presidential administrations in which she served.
Renee Wynn tells Women of Washington hosts Aileen Black and Gigi Schumm about her experience as NASA’s chief information officer.
Maj. Michelle Rakers of the Marine Corps Band joins Women of Washington hosts Aileen Black and Gigi Schumm.
Women of Washington hosts Aileen Black and Gigi Schumm talk to Amtrak CIO Ghada Ijam about streamlining technology in her department.
DHS Chief Procurement Officer Soraya Correa talks to Women of Washington hosts Aileen Black and GiGi Schumm about the Procurement Innovations Lab.
National Archives and Records Administration Chief Information Officer Swarnali Haldar talks to Women of Washington hosts Aileen Black and Gigi Schumm.
Melinda George, president of the National Commission on Teaching & America’s Future (NCTAF) discusses her passion for teaching and what made her become an advocate for America’s schools.
At the age of 10, Niloofar Razi Howe was forced to leave her country, Iran due to the revolution. Like many Iranians, she left for the safety of the West, first to England, where she was placed in an English boarding school, sleeping in the attic until her parents could figure out what the future held for them. She tells Women of Washington about the “Gift of Exile,” her amazing journey from growing up in Los Angeles to Harvard Law school to becoming the chief strategy officer at RSA.
Heather Podesta, founder and chief executive officer of Heather Podesta and Partners, sharer her journey though the halls of Washington on Women of Washington.
“Take the successes and challenges as they come. The road to a successful career is not a straight path,” said Beth Killoran, chief information officer at Department of Health and Human Services. She spoke with Women of Washington co-hosts Aileen Black and Gigi Schumm.
Donna Rice Hughes, president and chief executive officer of Enough Is Enough, is an internationally known internet safety expert, author, speaker and film producer. She talks to Women of Washington about her journey that took some “left” turns and how faith showed her the right path.
Kathryn Harris, president of Women in Technology and principal and founder of the Resolution Law Group talks to Women of Washington hosts Aileen Black and Gigi Schumm.
Women of Washington is a weekly radio program that features interviews with Washington D.C.'s ambitious and influential female executives - role models for the next generation Washington leader. Every week, hosts Aileen Black and Gigi Schumm interview the most accomplished women in Washington, who share their life lessons and secrets to success. Contact Aileen and Gigi via email at firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com.