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February 2022 Networking Lunch
February 8 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm CST$35.00 – $40.00
Katherine Weary ’01 has held several key positions at the Department of Defense National Security Agency and the Office of the Director of National Intelligence. Now, she is teaching in the Intelligence Studies program of the Bush School, preparing her students for careers in the Intelligence Community. She will share with us her experiences at NSA and the CIA Kent School (at least what isn’t classified). And explain what exactly does one learn in her Analytic Tradecraft course?
Join with us for another “can’t miss” episode of Houston Aggie Women Networking Luncheons.
Like all Houston Aggie Women events, this Networking Lunch is OPEN TO ALL. No membership required.
Current members do get a discount on their lunch price. Click here to purchase your Annual Membership now and begin taking advantage of Member Pricing immediately.
$30 Member Early Bird Pricing – register no later than 1 week before the event. $35 Member Price if you pay on-line after that date or at the door.
$35 NON-Member Early Bird Pricing – register no later than 1 week before the event. $40 NON-Member Price if you pay on-line after that date or at the door.
Past lunches have SOLD OUT. We cannot guarantee you a seat unless you register online before the event.
NOTE: The room capacity limit may decrease as we approach the actual date of this event. Better safe than sorry….buy that ticket now!
Lunch is served family-style – this month’s menu includes salad, pasta, grilled chicken with veggies, and don’t forget those fabulous desserts! Yum!
HOUSTON AGGIE WOMEN is a key resource for Aggie women, friends and family. We connect the Houston Aggie community through networking, education, and giving back.
Our events are OPEN TO ALL – men and women, Aggies and Non-Aggies – anyone needing a little boost.
Second Tuesday of every month – networking starts at 11:30 a.m., lunch from 11:50 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Join us for good food, good conversation, and an interesting speaker – sometimes an Aggie, sometimes not, but always interesting.
Afraid you won’t know anyone there? Bring a friend!
Can’t find a friend to bring? Don’t worry! In a room full of friendly Aggies, you’re bound to find a conversation to join. And with our wide range of Class Years, you’ll probably find someone with a Class Ring just like yours.
ABOUT OUR SPEAKER:
The Bush School is pleased to announce that Katherine Thoroughman Weary has joined the Department of International Affairs as an Assistant Professor of the Practice, specializing in writing and analysis under the intelligence concentration. She started teaching as a part-time lecturer in the spring of 2017 and now teaches several classes, including Analytic Tradecraft, Advanced Analytic Tradecraft, Briefing Tradecraft, and an international affairs capstone student research project.
Ms. Weary has held several key positions at the Department of Defense’s National Security Agency and the Office of the Director of National Intelligence. As a Senior Intelligence Analyst at NSA, she produced intelligence products for senior government and military officials on a variety of sensitive targets in various offices. She also served as NSA’s Office of International Security Issues Intelligence Analyst Advisor, charged with training new analysts and succession planning. Separately, Ms. Weary was placed as an Integrated Analyst at the Office of the Director of National Intelligence’s National Intelligence Council on the Near East portfolio, where she directly supported IC participation in the National Security Council process. Prior to her time at Ft. Meade, she worked as a contractor in several offices at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, including the Office of Intelligence Analysis.
Before joining the intelligence community, she served in the George W. Bush administration in the Secretary’s Office at the U.S. Department of Education. Her undergraduate work experience included time at the U.S. State Department’s Office of Policy and Global Issues and at the Office of President George H. W. Bush in Houston.
Ms. Weary completed a significant amount of coursework at NSA’s National Cryptologic School and the CIA’s Kent School on advanced analytics, structured analytic techniques, advanced approaches to critical thinking, writing for the President’s Daily Brief, and telecommunications technologies. She earned her master’s in Security Policy Studies with concentrations in transnational security threats and national security policy from the Elliott School of International Affairs at the George Washington University in 2005, and a Certificate in International Affairs from the Bush School in 2002. She received her BA in history from Texas A&M University in 2001, where she also minored in English and political science.