Jane Harman

President and CEO, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; Trustee, The Aspen Institute

Jane Harman is director, president, and CEO of the Woodrow Wilson Center. She served nine terms in Congress (D-CA), serving on all the major security committees. Prior positions include staff director of the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Constitutional Rights, deputy cabinet secretary to President Carter, and special counsel to the Defense Department. Harman is a member of the Defense Policy Board, State Department Foreign Policy Board, CIA External Advisory Board, and Director of National Intelligence Senior Advisory Group, and a trustee of the Aspen Institute. She received the Defense Department Medal for Distinguished Service, the CIA Seal Medal, the CIA Director’s Award, and the National Intelligence Distinguished Public Service Medal.

Videos/Audio of Jane Harman

The United States can’t win the battle against terrorism abroad if it is vulnerable at home. In the era of ISIS,... See more
Among the things that keep former CIA director and retired General David H. Petraeus up at night: the rise of ISIS, the... See more
In Conversation with Christine Lagarde Managing Director, International Monetary Fund Interviewer: Jane Harman In... See more
A decade after the 9/11 Commission issued its report on the greatest act of terrorism on US soil, is the nation as safe... See more
The South and East China Seas? Persian Gulf? North Korea? See more
From human rights to economic opportunity, bold and rigorous thinking about gender equality can lead us to a safer,... See more

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