Women in Leadership

Women in Leadership – Information & Resources

Here is a collection of videos from the past Women in Leadership forums presented and organized by the Center of Excellence in Homeland Security-Emergency Management.

Read about the latest news in women’s leadership. Discover career information, conference dates, webinars, and important information about planning, preparing, and training.

On Seismic Neglect – Emergency Management, Once Removed, May, 2016

Sunday May 15 the Seattle Times (“Seismic Neglect” seattletimes.com) began a series that critiques the lack of leadership with respect to addressing the seismic risk of Washington State, and in particular that Seattle faces.
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IAEM Scholarship Program

The International Association of Emergency Managers established the IAEM Scholarship Program to nurture, promote and develop disaster preparedness and resistance by furthering education.
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CyberWatch West (CWW)

The CyberWatch West Center is committed to improving the quantity and quality of existing cybersecurity resources and building upon these resources to develop effective training and teaching modules. By concentrating on student development...
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Run, Hide & Fight – Surviving an Active Shooter Event Video

Surviving an active shooter event. English version. Video Copyright © 2012 City of Houston.
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U.S. Customs

Vets 4 HIRE Fellowship Program

The Vets 4 HIRE Fellowship Program to support military service personnel and veterans in making a successful transition from military to civilian employment and to provide a pipeline of skilled veteran talent for positions within King County.
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Securing the Supply Chain Forum was a Success

The Securing the Supply Chain Forum at Highline College was a great success. Dr. Jack Bermingham, President of Highline College, welcomed everyone, while three panels talked about the risk in the supply chain, corruption cybersecurity key industry issues and more.
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Hurricane Response

Preparing For Transition – Emergency Management, Once Removed, April, 2016

Each year, National Emergency Management Association (NEMA) holds a midyear Issues forum, typically in Alexandria, Virginia. It’s a good opportunity to check on the major issues and challenges confronting emergency management...
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Campus Safety Mobile Apps

In recent years, we have seen a rise in the creation of mobile apps designed for safety and security. In combination with the technical abilities of smartphones, the creation and demand for safety apps is growing out of security concerns across the nation...
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Pierce College

Pierce College Foundation Scholarship

Multiple donors and award amounts under one application. Must be enrolled in at least 10 credits at Pierce College, 3.0 or greater GPA, one page essay, letter of recommendation, completed FAFSA application on file with Pierce College Financial Aid.
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Renton Tech

Albertson & Davidson Scholarship

One time award of $2,500. Requirements are that you must be a U.S. citizen, be attending an accredited college/university Fall 2016, requires 500 word essay submission to scholarship prompt.
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Contemplating the Day After – Emergency Management, Once Removed, March, 2016

As a major earthquake exercise for the Northwest (CASCADIA RISING) approaches we might ask ourselves why we are doing this and for whom are we doing it? March 11, 2016 is the 5th year anniversary of the Sendai Earthquake in Japan. That quake did major damage...
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A Special Note on the 15th Anniversary of the Nisqually Earthquake – Emergency Management, Once Removed, February (2), 2016

February 28, 2016 marks the 15th anniversary of the Nisqually Earthquake. I have some vivid memories of that day, but the primary value in looking backward is to assess how far we have come, and how far we have yet to go, to be prepared for that BIG ONE...
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The National Center for Campus Public Safety

The National Center for Campus Public Safety's (NCCPS or the National Center) mission is to bring together all forms of campus public safety, professional associations, advocacy organizations, community leaders, and others to improve and expand services...
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What’s In a Name? Educating Emergency Managers – Emergency Management, Once Removed, February, 2016

Before launching onto this month’s blog, has anyone else been angered by the expropriation of the title “emergency manager” by the state of Michigan, to describe state-appointed fiscal overseers of local government in the city of Flint making decisions that resulted...
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I am a Veteran – What You Need to Know (SBCTC)

Veterans, you served our country. Now let us serve you. Our colleges offer small class sizes, flexible hours, veterans services and real-world education and training so you can hit the ground running. Every college has a veterans resource center to help...
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Active Shooter/Weapon Training Video

This is an emergency preparedness video. This video guides people through the actions they would need to take if confronted by an active shooter. This video depicts fictional events on the Yale campus.
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Fire Science Scholarships

Students working on their forestry and fire science degrees have many scholarship opportunities. Professional organizations, charitable foundations, and even schools themselves understand the need to encourage students to pursue these degrees.
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Cybersecurity Training Program

Let’s Count Our Assets – Emergency Management, Once Removed, December, 2015

One of the advantages of being in semi-retirement ( as an independent consultant) is that between contracts there is often time to reflect on issues that have an impact on our profession. But you also have time to watch old movies.
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U.S. National Library of Medicine Mobile Apps

Use this page to preview the U.S. National Library of Medicine gallery of mobile apps and sites.
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Dealing with Climate Change – It’s On Us – Emergency Management, Once Removed, November, 2015

I recently attended the National Emergency Management Association (NEMA) annual forum in Miami. The search for an acceptable way to address climate change among the nation’s state directors of emergency management.
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