LCWINS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (October 21, 2021)

LCWINS to host a panel of women national security leaders in Congress -- Rep. Slotkin and Sen. Ayotte to kick off the forum 

LCWINS is proud to kick off a fall slate of seminars drawing on national security leadership across various sectors and throughout the government. The first one, Friday October 22, 2021 at 3 pm EDT, will look at the role Congress plays in national security leadership. 

“We are honored that two such extraordinary women who have held various roles in the national security arena are able to devote time to kick off this forum,” said Lindsay Rodman, executive director of LCWINS. “These webinars continue our mission of promoting gender parity through the voices of successful leaders in national security.” 

The prestigious roster of speakers will include: 

  • Wyndee Parker, National Security Adviser to the Speaker of the House
  • Elizabeth King, Staff Director (Majority), Senate Armed Services Committee; Former Assistant Secretary of Defense for Legislative Affairs 
  • Jen Stewart, Senior Vice President, WestExec; Former Chief of Staff to the Secretary of Defense; Former National Security Adviser to the Speaker of the House 

The discussion will be moderated by Shelly O'Neill Stoneman, Senior Vice President, BAE Systems and Former Special Assistant to the President for White House Legislative Affairs. LCWINS is grateful to BAE Systems for its sponsorship of this forum. 

Please register here. 

LCWINS launched in June 2019 as a group of nearly 100 bipartisan national security professionals dedicated to ensuring that women, in all their diversity, have equal space at the decision-making table. Study after study shows that including women at the top produces better outcomes. 

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The Leadership Council for Women in National Security improves national security by ensuring that women, in all their diversity, have equal space at the policy-making table. LCWINS is an organization of women and allies from across the political spectrum working to advance gender inclusion at the highest levels of the U.S. national security and foreign policy workforce. LCWINS is fiscally sponsored by the Pacific Council on International Policy. 

For more information, contact: 

Press@lcwins.org