Past Event

Careers in the Intelligence and U.S. Contractor Communities

February 10, 2021
1:00 PM - 2:15 PM
Online Online

Please join the Center on Global Energy Policy for a discussion on careers in the U.S. Intelligence and Contractor communities. Richard Nephew, CGEP Senior Research Scholar, will moderate a conversation featuring:

  • Michael P. Dempsey, Vice President of Strategy and Development for Space, Cyber, and Intelligence, Northrop Grumman and former Acting Director of National Intelligence
  • Martin Frederick, Corporate Director, Civil Space Programs and formerly of NASA HQ and Goddard Space Flight Center
  • Janaki Kates, Corporate Director Intelligence Programs, Northrop Grumman and formerly of the Central Intelligence Agency
  • Barbara S. Sanderson, Corporate Director Intelligence Programs, Northrop Grumman; formerly of the Defense Intelligence Agency and U.S. Air Force; and Alum, Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science, Columbia University (BSEE)

Speakers will offer their diverse perspectives on careers in these communities, how intelligence agencies support national policy, and how corporate contractors add to and enhance the operations of governments in these areas. Open discussion will follow introductions and welcome remarks.


Registration is required. This roundtable is open only to currently-enrolled Columbia University students.

This event will be hosted via Zoom and capacity is limited. We ask that you register only if you can attend this event in its entirety.

For more information about the event, please contact Caitlin Norfleet or Nicolina DueMogensen ([email protected]).

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