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POSTPONED: Integrating the Intelligence Community

Fri, Apr 24, 2020, 5:00pm - 6:30pm

The International Association for Intelligence Education (IAFIE) Washington DC Chapter & The IWP IAFIE Student Chapter cordially invite you to a presentation on the topic:
Integrating the Intelligence Community
Ms. Meghan Harrison
Director, Strategy Management Division, Office of the Director of National Intelligence

Friday, April, 24th
Lecture: 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Reception: 6:00 PM – 6:30 PM

The Institute of World Politics
Commodore John Barry Room
1521 16th Street NW
Washington, D.C.



About the lecture: Ms. Harrison will discuss the purpose, history, development, and use of the National Intelligence Strategy (NIS) for integrating Intelligence Community (IC) agencies and capabilities, and aligning the IC’s priorities and direction with those of the National Security Strategy.

About the speaker: Ms. Meghan Harrison currently serves as the Director, Strategy Management Division, Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI). In this role, she works with the Assistant DNI for Policy & Strategy, and the Deputy Director of National Intelligence for Strategy and Engagement to establish strategic priorities for the IC, lead development of the National Intelligence Strategy (NIS), evaluate the IC’s progress in implementing the NIS and accomplishing the objectives therein, oversee strategic planning and implementation efforts for the ODNI and the IC, and lead the Galileo Awards innovation program. Ms. Harrison played a key role in the development of the 2019 National Intelligence Strategy.

Prior to joining the Office of Policy & Strategy, Ms. Harrison spent four years as a Deputy National Intelligence Officer for Military Issues at the National Intelligence Council. There she served as a senior intelligence community officer and deputy to the NIO and National Intelligence Manager for Military Issues, overseeing analysis and production across the IC on military and security issues and advising senior policymakers on key issues and developments. Before joining the NIC, Ms. Harrison served as a senior analyst handling Middle East issues in the National Counterterrorism Center’s Directorate of Intelligence.

Before joining the ODNI in 2008, Ms. Harrison spent more than five years at the Defense Intelligence Agency working Middle East issues. While there, she served in Iraq in support of Special Forces operations, as a senior briefer to the Joint Staff J2, and as a Senior Intelligence Analyst in DIA’s Mediterranean Division.

Ms. Harrison received a Bachelor of Arts in International Affairs from George Washington University and a Master of Science in National Security Strategy from the National War College. Ms. Harrison is a recipient of the ODNI Exceptional Service Award.

*This presentation is off-the-record. Only U.S. citizens will be admitted to this event, and only after each has registered online in advance of the event beginning. The following forms of identification will be considered by IWP as proving citizenship: a valid US Passport (original), a copy of a birth certificate proving birth in the U.S. (plus a photo ID), a U.S. Government issued Common Access Card (a CAC card), or a U.S. Certificate of Naturalization. No exceptions will be made for failure to produce one of these documents.

For a copy of the NIS, see

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