LCWINS Webinar Series Kickoff: How to Succeed in the Political Appointments Process

August 23, 2020 3:00 PM

Each of the amazing women featured on this panel has served at the highest level of our government, each in multiple Presidentially-appointed positions. During this kick-off to our webinar series, we will hear advice from each of them about how to navigate the political appointments process. This overarching and high-level view of the political appointments process will provide the foundation and inspiration for those who seek to learn more. Please don't forget to sign up to ask a question below - this is an incredible opportunity to hear from some truly impressive women and we are so grateful for their support of our webinar series!


Dina Powell McCormick

Dina Powell McCormick

  • Partner & Managing Committee, Goldman Sachs
  • Former Deputy National Security Advisor and Assistant to the President for Presidential Personnel
Dina Powell McCormick

Ambassador Wendy Sherman

  • Director, Center for Public Leadership and Professor of Public Leadership, Harvard Kennedy School
  • Former Under Secretary of State of State for Political Affairs and Acting Deputy Secretary of State
Dina Powell McCormick

Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall

  • Distinguished Professor of the Practice at the Georgia Institute of Technology’s Nunn School of International Affairs
  • Former Deputy Secretary of Energy and former White House Coordinator for Defense Policy, Countering WMD, and Arms Control


Dina Powell McCormick

Ambassador Eileen Donahoe

  • Executive Director of the Global Digital Policy Incubator at Stanford University’s Cyber Policy Center
  • Former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva