Today's Session

The Pitch: A Competition of New Ideas

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 24, 2020 | 1:00-5:00 PM EST

This is the Center’s premier event to elevate emerging and diverse voices in national security. Selected applicants will make their pitch for innovative policy ideas to renew American competitiveness in front of a distinguished panel of judges and live virtual audience.

Featured Speakers

Richard Fontaine

Chief Executive Officer, CNAS

Michèle Flournoy

Managing Partner, WestExec Advisors

Michael J. Zak

Member, CNAS Board of Directors

Loren DeJonge Schulman

Adjunct Senior Fellow, CNAS

Carrie Cordero

Robert M. Gates Senior Fellow, CNAS

David Zikusoka

Research Fellow, Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments

Shai Korman

Director of Communications, CNAS

Kristine Lee

Associate Fellow, Asia-Pacific Security Program, CNAS

Cole Stevens

Communications Officer, CNAS

Joseph Arora

Participant, The Pitch

Iakovos Balassi

Participant, The Pitch

Luke Chen

Participant, The Pitch

Adam Diedrich

Participant, The Pitch

Khyle Eastin

Participant, The Pitch

Charlotte Gorman

Participant, The Pitch

Tina Huang

Participant, The Pitch

Grace Kim

Participant, The Pitch

Drake Long

Participant, The Pitch

Leah Matchett

Participant, The Pitch

Alan McQuinn

Participant, The Pitch

Cristine Pedersen

Participant, The Pitch

Daniel Remler

Participant, The Pitch

Mike Schoengold

Participant, The Pitch

Andrew Swick

Participant, The Pitch

Adam Weinstein

Participant, The Pitch

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