NatSec Nightcap – September 3, 2020



Thanks for joining us for an exciting conversation featuring:

  • Ambassador Bonnie Jenkins, former Coordinator for Threat Reduction Programs at the Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation at the Department of State
  • Jamil N. JafferNSI’s Founder and Executive Director


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You could send your questions prior to the event either by email or by tweeting them to @MasonNatSec with the hashtag #NatSecNightcap.  Webinars also featured the option to submit questions live throughout the event.

About Ambassador Bonnie Jenkins:

Ambassador Jenkins is the founder and president of the Women of Color Advancing Peace, Security and Conflict Transformation (WCAPS) nonprofit organization.  She is also a nonresident senior fellow at the Brookings Institution and president of Global Connections Empowering Global Change LLC., where she works with academic institutions on issues of global health, infectious disease, and defense innovation.  From 2009 – 2017, she was an ambassador at the Department of State where she served as coordinator for threat reduction programs in the Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation.  Ambassador Jenkins coordinated the Department of States programs and activities to prevent weapons of mass destruction terrorism.  She served as the U.S. representative to the 30-nation G-7 Global Partnership Against the Spread of Weapons and Materials of Mass Destruction and served as the State Department’s lead to the four Nuclear Security Summits that took place from 2010 – 2016.  Previously, Ambassador Jenkins served as a leading U.S. official in the launch and implementation of the Global Health Security Agenda (GHSA), counsel on the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States (9/11 Commission), and general counsel to the U.S. Commission to Assess the Organization of the Federal Government to Combat the Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction.


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