Loren Voss, a class of 2017 graduate of Jackson’s MA in Global Affairs program, is among the 26 young professionals selected for the Center for a New American Security’s Shawn Brimley Next Generation National Security Leaders Program.

This year-long, part-time professional development fellowship aims to bring together young professionals across sectors within the national security field to learn best practices and lessons in leadership. Next Gen fellows will have the opportunity to engage with thought leaders on leadership principles and national security through various engagements, including a monthly dinner series. Past speakers include Secretary Madeleine Albright, General Stanley McChrystal, Secretary Jeh Johnson, Congressman Mike Gallagher, and Ambassador Bonnie Jenkins. The program culminates in a week-long international study tour to delve deeper into national security issues and leadership.

Voss is a Senior Advisor at the Defense Security Cooperation Agency where she leads efforts to integrate civilian harm mitigation into security assistance and security cooperation with allies and partners. She previously served as an Air Force officer, including as analysis division deputy chief for Air Forces Central Command, and she deployed to the Baltics and Middle East as intelligence chief for an F-15C fighter squadron. She clerked for the Israeli Supreme Court and wrote on national security and immigration as a Harvard Frederick Sheldon Traveling Fellow. Most recently, she was a management consultant at McKinsey in Washington, D.C. Voss is a Board member for Rhize and No One Left Behind.

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