CNS Women’s Group


The CNS Women’s Group engages a group of roughly forty women with professions and interests in: policy, national security, journalism, the arts, and academia. The group meets periodically to discuss current issues and regularly invites distinguished speakers to lead topic-specific conversations.


Anna Kovalenko

Advisor to the Ukrainian Parliamentary Committee for National Security and Defense and civic activist

October 2018

Women’s Group Breakfast

Marcia Biggs

Special Correspondent for PBS NewsHour

*2018 Marie Colvin Front Page Award for Foreign Correspondence

November 2018

Women’s Group Breakfast

Francesca Mannocchi

Journalist and Director (ISIS, Tomorrow.)

*2015 Premio Giustolisi Award; 2016 Premiolino

April 2019

Women’s Group Breakfast