The WHS STEM Speakers Bureau
Inspiration comes in many forms -- from budget directors for the agencies defining our next generation of homeland security technologies, to those architecting and securing the government's vital computer and systems, WHS offers speakers with vast amounts of experience, great stories, and fascinating jobs. Once again showing WHS has "the coolest STEM out there!" Please browse the numerous speakers below for your next great STEM event - find at least 3 that would benefit your students then simply send in a request.
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Carolyn BayerSenior Forensic Document Examiner, Immigration & Customs Enforcement (ICE), Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Forensic Laboratory
Mary Ellen CondonDirector, Condon & Associates former Director, Office of Information Management & Security, Department of Justice (DOJ)
Ronnyka FitzpatrickBudget Director, Science & Technology Directorate, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Theresa GrafenstineInspector General, U.S. House of Representatives
As the House Inspector General, she is responsible for planning and leading independent, non-partisan audits, advisories, and investigations of the financial and administrative functions of the House.
Hillary HooverQuestioned Document Examiner, Immigration & Customs Enforcement, Homeland Security Investigations
Leslie HopeAssociate Center Director, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS) and former Deputy CIO, USCIS
Jaya KathuriaChief Architect, U.S. Customs & Immigration Services (ICE), U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Tarrazzia MartinSenior Advisor, Enterprise Planning, Cost Analysis & Change Management and Former Senior Executive and Strategic Advisor
Office of the Director of National Intelligence.
Gigi PereiraVice President, Federal Civilian, ManTech International and former Vice President, Justice & Law Enforcement, SRA International
Sonya T ProctorDirector, Surface Division, Office of Security Policy & Industry Engagement
TSA, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Sharla Rausch, PhDFormer Assistant Director, Science & Technology Directorate, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Kristina TanasichukPresident, InfraGard National Capital Region; CEO, Government Technology & Services Coalition; Founder, WHS STEM and WHS Kristina speaks to the breadth of jobs and opportunities in homeland and national security related to STEM. She is the founder of Women in Homeland Security, the sponsoring organization for the WHS STEM initiative. She is also the founder and CEO of the Government Technology & Services Coalition, a non-profit organization that brings innovative small businesses to the home
Kelli WaxmanKelli Waxman is CEO & Founder of National Security Consulting& Investigations. Her investigation specialties include internet national security, criminal behavioral profiling, global internet linguistic research in 82 languages, threat prevention, intelligence analysis and development of proprietary investigative systems, target specific, technology aided. Ms. Waxman is the developer of a number of proprietary technological systems currently being patented to aid law enforcement.
Nathalie VelardeBranch Chief, Language Services, Customs & Border Protection, U.S. Department of Homeland Security