Jane Harman - live from WPSP

The Women in Public Service Project (WPSP) is a program at the Wilson Center committed to reaching a minimum of 50 percent of all decision-making positions in public service held by women by 2050. Jane Harman resigned from Congress February 28, 2011 to join the Woodrow Wilson Center as its first female Director, President and CEO. At a WPSP event our CEO Natalia Brzezinski got to interview Jane on the hardship of being a women in Congress, losing an election and what it takes to be a leader today. If it's someone who should know it is Jane.Representing the aerospace center of California during nine terms in Congress, she served on all the major security committees: six years on Armed Services, eight years on Intelligence, and eight on Homeland Security. During her long public career, Harman has been recognized as a national expert at the nexus of security and public policy issues, and has received numerous awards for distinguished service. Jane is a member of the Defense Policy Board, the State Department Foreign Policy Board, and the Homeland Security Advisory Committee. She also serves on the Executive Committee of the Trilateral Commission and the Advisory Board of the Munich Security Conference.

See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.