12th Annual EWG Leadership Summit

Thursday, June 4, 2015

“Looking to the Future”

Registration 8:00am-9:00am
This is a full day event that includes a continental breakfast, lunch, and networking reception!

U.S. Chamber of Commerce    |    1615 H St. NW    |    Washington, DC 20062


8:45 a.m.  Opening Ceremony

  • Ana Hinojosa, President, Executive Women in Government & U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Executive Director
  • Singing of the National Anthem, Cynthia Wilson, Recording Artist

9:00 a.m.  America’s Air Force: A Call To The Future

  • Secretary of the Air Force, Deborah Lee James

9:40 a.m.  Current Issues in the Federal Government: A Panel Discussion On Federal Procurement, Communications, Technology, and Shared Services

  • Margie Graves, Deputy CIO, Department of Homeland Security
  • TBD

10:25 a.m. Networking and Expert Exchange Break


10:45 a.m. Enforcing Our Nation’s Immigration Laws and Keeping Our Country Safe

  • Director Sarah Saldaña, U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement

11:25 a.m. A New Breed of Strategic Planning: A Panel Discussion on Futurism

  • S. Coast Guard Evergreen Project Office – TBD
  • Director Stephen Wehrenberg, Ph.D. and Associate Professorial Lecturer of Organizational Sciences at The George Washington University
  • Secretary and Chief Administrative Officer of the Postal Regulatory Commission, Shoshana Grove

12:00 p.m. Meet the Panel and Lunch Buffet


12:30 p.m. Lunch and Keynote Presentation: Counselor to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce

  • Ambassador Carol Hallet

1:10 p.m. Author Panel: Professional Transition and Resilience

  • Anne Litwin Ph.D., New Rules for Women
  • Vera Steiner Blore, Success in Your New Mission
  • TBD

1:45 p.m. Meet the Authors and Networking Break


2:05 p.m. Work/Life Balance in the Federal Government: A Panel Discussion on Managing Workplace Stress, Women’s Heath, the Importance of Recreation and Money Management 

  • Honorable Nancy Harvey Steorts
  • U.S. Surgeon General, Admiral Dollymore
  • Guylaine St Juste, Senior Vice President, Capital One

3:00 p.m. EWG Mentoring Program

  • Kathy Wentworth Drahosz, President, The Training Connection, Inc.
  • Honorable Marilyn Quagliotti

3:30 p.m. OPM SES ECQ’s Training


4:00 p.m. America’s Workforce: Engaged, Diverse, Inclusive, and Well-Trained

  • Director Katherine Archuleta, Office of Personnel Management

4:30 p.m. Wrap-up, Call to Action, Networking Reception