Public Events

Wilson Center President, Director & CEO Jane Harman will host a conversation with National Science Foundation (NSF) Director France A. Córdova about the future of innovation. This discussion will showcase NSF’s investments in fundamental research, its contributions to innovation and business and highlight Dr. Córdova - an astrophysicist, ground breaking female scientist, agency head, and Washington thought leader.

Shari Duval was desperate for a solution to help her son Brett when he returned from serving in Iraq, suffering from PTSD. She stumbled on a story about a service dog helping a veteran and that story sparked an idea. That idea, to start a service dog agency for veterans, gave Brett new hope. Together, the two formed K9s for Warriors, which pairs veterans with service dogs. 

On September 20, 2018, Pew Research Center published a report that examines Americans’ views on the state of female leadership in the country today and the obstacles women face. With a record number of women running for office in the 2018 midterms, these findings become increasingly important as they help us understand the current political landscape.

Organized and presented by the Institute for Federal Leadership, the Inaugural Power of Women Institute is a two-day training for all Federally employed women that brings together thought-leaders, researchers and industry experts from across the nation

This panel highlights the women who are at the forefront of driving positive change in global climate policy as part of the Global Climate Action Summit. 

The Women in Public Service Project was pleased to welcome Clare Hutchinson for a conversation on the Women, Peace and Security priorities for NATO and her vision for inclusive security at the organization.