Redefining National Security for the Post-Pandemic World
A Conversation with Anne-Marie Slaughter, CEO of New America

Anne-Marie Slaughter

CEO, New America

Robert Abernethy (Moderator)

Chairman, American Standard Development Co.

September 21, 2020 11:00 AM    Webinar

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The events of Sept. 11, 2001 redefined national security for the U.S. What does it mean for Americans to be safe and secure in this COVID-19 pandemic world? 

Anne-Marie Slaughter is the CEO of New America, a think ​and action ​tank located in Washington, D.C. Dr. Slaughter will be joined by moderator Robert J. Abernethy, Chairman, American Standard Development Co., Inc. and Board Member, New America, and LAWACTH. He is Vice Chairman of the Atlantic Council.

She is also the Bert G. Kerstetter '66 University Professor Emerita of Politics and International Affairs at Princeton University. From 2009–2011, she served as director of policy planning for the United States Department of State, the first woman to hold that position. Upon leaving the State Department she received the Secretary’s Distinguished Service Award for her work leading the Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review, as well as meritorious service awards from USAID and the Supreme Allied Commander for Europe.

Dr. Slaughter has written or edited eight​ books; she is a contributing editor to the Financial Times and writes a bi-monthly column for Project Syndicate. She received a B.A. from Princeton, an M.Phil and D.Phil in international relations from Oxford, where she was a Daniel M. Sachs Scholar, and a J.D. from Harvard.

Robert J. Abernethy (Moderator) is Chairman of American Standard Development Company. He received a BA from Johns Hopkins University, an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School, certificates in Real Estate and Construction from UCLA and was formerly the Controller of the Technology Division of Hughes Aircraft Company. He is on the boards of Johns Hopkins, Brookings and New America. He serves as a Vice Chairman of The Atlantic Council and of The Los Angeles Music Center. 

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