Out in National Security (ONS) will host a virtual Fireside Chat with Amanda Simpson on Wednesday, May 19, 5pm (Eastern Time).
Amanda Simpson is Vice President for Research and Technology at Airbus Americas, Inc., where she is responsible for coordinating external research activities for Airbus in the United States. Before joining Airbus, she was the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Operational Energy, responsible for developing the strategy for the utilization of energy for military operational forces worldwide. She was the senior advisor to the Secretary of Defense for all matters pertaining to energy in our military. She has also served as the Executive Director of the U.S. Army Office of Energy Initiatives and as Special Assistant to the Army Acquisition Executive.
Amanda will share her experience working at the intersection of technology and national security as an out transgender woman. The conversation will be moderated by Hanna Tripp, a Senior Policy Advisor at Minority Veterans of America.
On the day of the event, you will receive the URL and login information.
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