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HOT TOPICS IN HOMELAND SECURITY-EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT

Dividing the Burden – Emergency Management, Once Removed, June 2019

Whose responsibility is it to restore the social equilibrium in a post-disaster environment? It is not solely the government’s role to provide the “answer” in difficult times. Each of us has a role.
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Climate Change and Emergency Management – Emergency Management, Once Removed, May 2019

At the 2007 National Emergency Management Association (NEMA) Annual Forum, I persuaded the Chair of the Preparedness Committee to allow a presentation on climate change at the Committee’s meeting. The expert proved uniquely qualified to describe the looming threat...
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A Problem or an Opportunity? – Emergency Management, Once Removed, April 2019

The Disaster Reform and Recovery Act (DRRA) addresses longstanding issues in the disaster management system. Pre - Disaster Mitigation (PDM) is touted as a high priority for attention – so far, so good. Here is the problem...
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Intersectionality: Vital Component for Feminism

The first known use of the term “intersectionality” was in 1989 by Kimberle Crenshaw, a scholar and civil rights advocate. It was when Ms. Crenshaw was studying to be a lawyer that she saw how race and gender were treated...

By Kellie Hale

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Confluence News Magazine – April, 2019

Confluence serves as an intersection where we share events, interests, and important information about our Center and the state’s all-hazard emergency management pathway programs. Read more in the April Edition of Confluence News Magazine.
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Kick Doors Open, But Be Sure to Leave a Doorstop

When I organized/planned the first Women in Leadership Forum back in 2015, I originally thought it was going to be a one-time forum. The positive response from attendees indicated that the Forum needed to be a yearly event.

By Kellie Hale

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Power Plays for Women Leaders

Tuesday, April 16, at 1PM (ET). Great women leaders are confident and fearless. They know how to communicate with confidence, negotiate with precision, plus lead without fear. You are strong as well as valuable - and it's okay to know it and show it. In this webinar...
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Confluence News Magazine – March, 2019

Confluence serves as an intersection where we share events, interests, and important information about our Center and the state’s all-hazard emergency management pathway programs. Read more in the March Edition of Confluence News Magazine.
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ENA Spring Regional Symposium

Join ENA in Seattle April 25-26 for the latest in an outstanding series of symposia that offer new clinical and quality improvement education from the best faculty in the field. CLICK HERE for more information about this event.
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Progressive Women’s Leadership

Progressive Women’s Leadership is the trusted resource for learning and collaboration among professional women seeking the skills to further develop their careers. We work to combine practical wisdom, expert guidance, and a community of peers to best serve...
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The 4th Annual Mentoring Conference

The EvCC Mentoring Conference is a full day of speakers and workshops focused on sharing best practices, bright ideas and both individual and institutional experiences with mentoring. The theme for 2019 will be "New Dimensions".
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2019 WSEMA Annual Conference

Join us to learn, network, and build our profession with partners across the emergency management community as we explore this year's theme of A State of Opportunity: Emergency Management Leading the Way in Washington State.
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2019 Wahkiakum Career Day

The second round of Wahkiakum Career Day is April 19! We hope you will join us and host a table at the event to help educate young people about the companies, industries and career opportunities in our area. We are seeking employers in and around Wahkiakum County from all industries:
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Cyber Seek

Cybersecurity workers protect our most important and private information, from bank accounts to sensitive military communications. However, there is a dangerous shortage of cybersecurity workers in the United States that puts our digital privacy and infrastructure at risk.
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Office for Coastal Management

The Digital Coast was developed to meet the unique needs of the coastal management community. The website provides not only coastal data, but also the tools, training, and information needed to make these data truly useful. Content comes from many sources...
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Six Steps to a Safe Collaborative or Autonomous Mobile Robot

The Six Steps to a Safe Collaborative or Autonomous Mobile Robot event will be held on Thursday, March 14 at the Embassy Suites, Seattle Tacoma International Airport.
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Employer Engagement Networking Breakfast

Please join us on March 8, 2019 for a breakfast networking event hosted by the Center of Excellence for Homeland Security-Emergency Management Board and staff. We will discuss degree programs in HSEM, Criminal Justice, Occupational Health & Safety...
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Emergency Management, Once Removed, March 2019

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), formed post 9/11, consolidated 20 plus federal agencies under a single Cabinet-level Secretary. There were naysayers among the ranks of emergency managers. I was one of them.
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COE HSEM Networking Event – March 8th, 2019

Please join us for a breakfast networking event hosted by the Center of Excellence for Homeland Security-Emergency Management Board and staff. We will discuss degree programs from 8:30am-10:30am and the Board Meeting will follow from 10:30am-3:00pm.
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18 Reasons Why We’re Proud of 2018

We are a team of dedicated Board Members, staff, volunteers and Senior Fellows who support our community and technical colleges (SBCTC), and business and industry partners to train and educate a skilled workforce that helps maintain our safety and security...
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