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Online Event: Defense in the 21st Century with Northrop Grumman Chairman, CEO, and President Kathy Warden

February 9, 2021 • 11:00 am – 12:00 pm EST

Please join the Center for Strategic and International Studies for a Smart Women, Smart Power conversation with Kathy Warden, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President, Northrop Grumman Corporation. She will discuss defense in the 21st century, including the impact of Covid-19 on business and women in STEM and defense.

Prior to becoming CEO and president, Warden served as president and chief operating officer, responsible for the operational management of the company’s four sectors as well as its enterprise services organization. She also led the integration of Northrop Grumman’s Orbital ATK acquisition. Previously, she served as corporate vice president and president of Northrop Grumman’s Mission Systems and Information Systems sectors.

Warden earned a bachelor’s degree from James Madison University and a master’s degree in business administration from George Washington University. She currently serves on the Board of Directors of Merck & Co., Inc. and Catalyst, as the chair of the Aerospace Industries Association, and on the James Madison University Board of Visitors. She is also a member of the Business Roundtable.

This event is made possible through support from Citi.

Event Partners

Nina Easton
Senior Associate (Non-resident), External Relations
Beverly Kirk
Senior Associate (Non-resident), International Security Program
Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President Northrop Grumman Corporation