Please join us for a great session on Saturday, 20 November with our highly esteemed NNOA Historian, CAPT Rick Wright, Phd.
On Saturday, November 20, 2021 from 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM (EST), the Dr. Edna B. McKenzie Branch of ASALH will celebrate Veterans Day.
Our Veterans Day program will feature Dr. Roosevelt “Rick” Wright, Jr., CAPT USN (RET), Professor Emeritus Radio, Television, and Film at The S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. A renowned scholar, Dr. Wright will present his keynote lecture, “The Golden 13: The Navy’s First African American Naval Officers”.
Here is the link to register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcrc-2vrTMsEtSwjKvTmHJsAUeumNEq-qv-
The final FY21 event in CNA’s Inclusive National Security series, on September 10. The series is an initiative dedicated to fostering discussions on inclusivity in national security among the community of national security professionals who are exploring the implications of structural biases in their work. Please find additional information below, including a link to register.
We are excited to invite you and your network to our September #InclusiveNatSec event: Racism and National Security on September 10th from 1:00-2:15pm EDT. This event, which will be held via Zoom, will feature keynote speaker Dr. Keisha Blain, Associate Professor of History at the University of Pittsburgh, co-author of the New York Times Bestseller Four Hundred Souls: A Community History of African America, 1619-2019, and co-author of The Charleston Syllabus.
Dr. Blain is an award-winning historian of the 20th century United States with broad interests and specializations in African American History, the modern African Diaspora, and Women’s and Gender Studies. She has published extensively on race, gender, and politics in both national and global perspectives.
The event will be moderated by Dr. Pauline Shanks Kaurin, Stockdale Chair in Professional Military Ethics at the US Naval War College.
Please follow the link below to register. After submitting your RSVP, you will receive a confirmation with login details for the event. This event will be recorded and available to access online.
RVSP here: https://cnaconfops.typeform.com/to/Vpxjn66f
Please reach out with any questions to InclusiveNatSec@cna.org.
2021 Lone Sailor Awards Program
Watch the LIVE broadcast on September 23rd at 7:00 PM ET
The 2021 Lone Sailor Awards Program honors Sea Service veterans who have excelled with distinction in their careers during or after their service. Registration is open, so sign up now to join this prestigious event!
WHAT: Lone Sailor Awards Program
WHEN: Thursday, September 23, 2021, 7 PM Eastern
The BPM Global 100 Leading Black Professionals recognition is an integral element of Black Professionals Month. BPM will select 100 leading black professionals worldwide with substantial accomplishments, significant leadership, and positive impact within their organization and industry. This recognition is based on professional merit and is NOT fee-based.
There are two (2) categories of recognition for the BPM Global 100 Leading Black Professionals:
- Seasoned Leaders: Highly accomplished black professionals over age 40 in senior leadership roles with broad and deep scopes of responsibility that contributes
significantly to the organization’s success
- Emerging Leaders: Highly talented and upwardly mobile black professionals between 25-40 who have demonstrated extraordinary potential for achieving senior leadership roles and becoming luminaries in their profession
Deadline for nominations is September 12.
BPM Nomination Overview
BPM NOMINATION FORM LINK
Recently, the White House has promulgated an Executive Order requiring action across the Federal Gov’t on Diversity, Inclusion, Equity, and Accessibility.
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