Washington, DC - MSA sponsored this years Women in Homeland Security (WHS) third annual BBQ Cook-off on September 29, 2012. This event brought together Homeland Security industry leaders, family and friends to support the Coast Guard Enlisted Memorial Fund. In addition to sponsoring this event, MSA's CEO, Lilly Harris spent the afternoon promoting emergency preparedness as part of MSA's community outreach during Nation Preparedness Month. The event was a great testament of how like minded individuals can raise money for a great cause. You can find pictures to the event, here. To find out more about Women in Homeland Security visit their website at http://www.womeninhomelandsecurity.com.
About Women in Homeland Security - WHS is a non-profit, non-partisan organization founded in March 2009. The Mission of Women in Homeland Security is to provide a professional organization for women working in the field of homeland security who are committed both to their jobs and to combating the threat of terrorism. “Homeland security” is a relatively new field and the organization strives to provide women with a forum to learn about the many facets of the discipline and to build the connections necessary for their own professional development. Through monthly meetings, book club, WHS University and the group’s charity work, Women in Homeland Security fosters a collaborative environment for homeland security professionals to improve our nation’s security and intelligence on critical homeland security topics confronting the nation.