Juliette Kayyem formerly served under the Obama Administration as Assistant Secretary for Intergovernmental Affairs at the Department of Homeland Security. With nearly 15 years of experience in counterterrorism and homeland security, she was Massachusetts’ first Undersecretary for Homeland Security, a member of the National Commission on Terrorism, and a legal advisor to Attorney General Janet Reno. Kayyem, named a CNN/Fortune Magazine’s People to Watch, co-wrote the critically acclaimed Preserving Liberty in an Age of Terror. The highest ranking Arab-American woman in federal government, she now is a professor at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government and a foreign affairs columnist for the Boston Globe.