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.

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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WEPIN

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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flood FEMA

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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Military Fort Steilacoom

WA Military Department Jobs Portal

Use the WA State Military Department Jobs page to find all the current WA state job opportunities.
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disaster

How to Prepare for an Earthquake

Earthquakes can bring mild to violent shaking and can occur anytime, anywhere. This guide can help you protect yourself, your family, and your property before, during, and after an earthquake.
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Association of Washington Scholarship & Assistance Programs

The Don C. Brunell Scholarship for Future Leaders was established by the Association of Washington Business (AWB) to inspire and aid Washington's future business leaders.
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Disaster

The Big One: Our Big Gap – Emergency Management, Once Removed, September, 2015

The recent New York Times article about the potentially devastating impact of a major earthquake sparked the predictable reactions: some bemoaned the repeated warnings would continue to go unheeded and forecast grave consequences, while others argued...
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2015 Women in HSEM Leadership Forum was a Great Success!

Homeland Security Emergency Management hosted the 2015 Women in HSEM Leadership Forum on October 8, 2015 at Lakewold Gardens in Lakewood. The forum was a great success and provided our educators and industry partners the opportunity to come together and learn...
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National Guard

Options for Consideration Active Shooter Preparedness Video/Resources

Options for Consideration demonstrates possible actions to take if confronted with an active shooter scenario. The video also shows how to assist authorities once law enforcement enters the scene.
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McChord Military Class

Pierce College at JBLM

Pierce College provides education programs at Joint Base Lewis-McChord. These programs are specifically designed to serve the needs of active-duty military personnel, their family members, VA benefit recipients, and civilians in the community.
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National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Database

The Department of Homeland Security is responsible for protecting our Nation's critical infrastructure from physical and cyber threats. Cyberspace enables businesses and government to operate, facilitates emergency preparedness communications, and enables critical...
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