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

Has promoting democracy around the globe made us safer? Are we living the values of our government if we don't stand up... See more
It's been 10 years since the attacks on September 11, 2001. It hasn't happened again — why? What have we learned from a... See more
How can we get past the gridlock in Washington? A candid conversation with former White House and Hill officials. See more
Will the Republicans will prevail in 2010? What seats to watch and why. 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

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