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

How can we get past the gridlock in Washington? A candid conversation with former White House and Hill officials. See more
What are politicians and organizations doing to increase the number of female representatives in Congress? What do we... See more
Can we make government work with the complexities of bureaucracy, partnerships, money, and politics? See more
Will the Republicans will prevail in 2010? What seats to watch and why. See more
Increasingly, the most dangerous elements in modern conflicts are not armies but violent, impassioned non-state actors... See more
As the United States approaches the seventh year of its "Global War on Terror," whether or not the US is actually... See more

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