Captain David G. Manero, USN
Dr. Michael Klare
Mr. Kurt Campbell
NAFAC Energy Security Panel

NAFAC 2015 Speakers List

April 12th, 2016

Welcome Remarks:

Vice Admiral Walter E. "Ted" Carter, Jr., USN
Superintendent, United States Naval Academy

LCDR J. J. Connell Opening Keynote Address:

Hon. Michele Flournoy
CEO, Center for a New American Security

Fireside Chat with Ryan Evans
Founder, War on the Rocks

Panel 1:  Women and Political Power

Ms. Emma Sky
Director of Yale World Fellows, Senior Fellow at the Jackson Institute and author of The Unraveling

Ambassador Barbara Bodine
Director and Distinguished Professor in the Practice of Diplomacy at Georgetown University and former Ambassador to the Republic of Yemen

Ms. Patricia Leidl
International communications adviser/writer and co-author of The Hillary Doctrine

Mr. Micah Zenko
Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations

Moderator: Dr. Gale Mattox
Professor of Political Science, U.S. Naval Academy

Special Address - Mahan Auditorium

Vice Admiral Sandra Stosz, USCG
Deputy Commandant for Mission Support, U.S. Coast Guard

April 13th, 2016

Hon. Stanley W. Legro Address:

Mr. Rick Goings
CEO of Tupperware

Panel 2:  Women in Global Economy / Women in Economic Power

Dr. Aili Mari Tripp
Professor of Political Science and Gender and Women’s Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison

Ms. Heidi Crebo-Rediker
Senior Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations

Ms. Laurie Coots
Former Global Chief Marketing Officer TBWA and currently a Free Agent of Disruption

Ms. Gloria Flach
Chief Operating Officer, Northrop Grumman Corp.

Moderator: Dr. Lori E. Murray
Class of 1960 Distinguished Chair in National Security Studies, U.S. Naval Academy

Forrestal Lecture - Alumni Hall

Ambassador Samantha Power, US Representative to the United Nations 

April 14th, 2016

The Honorable Robert H. McKinney Address:

Ambassador Melanne Verveer
Executive Director, The Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security, and former U.S. Ambassador for Global Women’s Issues

Panel 3:  Regional Perspectives on Women’s Equality

Dr. Leela Fernandes
Glenda Dickerson Collegiate Professor of Women’s Studies and Political Science, Univ. of Michigan

Ms. Caroline Clark
Political Advisor, Joint Staff Directorate for Strategic Plans and Policy (J5), Deputy Directorate for Middle East, The Pentagon

Ms. Lynne Patterson
Co-Founder and Director Emerita of Pro Mujher

Ms. Angelic Young
Institute for Inclusive Security

Moderator: Dr. Christine Fair
Associate Professor, Security Studies Program, Georgetown University

Distinguished Speaker

Brigadier General Lori Reynolds, USMC
Commander, Marine Forces Cyber Command


April 11-13, 2017

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