The Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs will host a Director's Lunch with Juliette Kayyem, Lecturer at the Harvard Kennedy School and Belfer Board Member:  "Home Sweet Homeland:  Lessons for a More Resilient Nation."

To attend, you must submit the RSVP form here and receive a positive confirmation email response.

Juliette Kayyem has spent over 15 years managing complex policy initiatives and organizing government responses to major crises in both the state and federal government.  She is the founder of Kayyem Solutions, LLC, providing strategic advice in technology, risk management, mega-event planning and more.

Currently, Kayyem serves on the faculty at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government and is a member of the Belfer Center Board.  She is an on-air security analyst for CNN and hosts a regular podcast entitled "Security Mom” for WGBH, Boston’s local NPR station.

Previously, Kayyem was President Obama’s Assistant Secretary for Intergovernmental Affairs at the Department of Homeland Security. Her upcoming book, Security Mom: An Unclassified Guide to Protecting Our Homeland and Your Home, is published by Simon & Schuster.

As space is limited for this event, RSVPs will be accepted on a first come, first served basis. Belfer Center Seminars are strictly off-the-record. By requesting to attend the seminar, you agree that you will comply with the Belfer Center's strict policy against recording or disclosing the contents of the lunch. Your access is conditioned on your compliance with these restrictions. Should you violate these rules, the Center will pursue all available legal options and you will be excluded from all future events.