Gigi Schumm

  • Maintaining the right ecosystem for success

    Melanie Corcoran-Freelander, chief technology officer at Ursa Space Systems, said her secret for success hits very close to home: Strong support system.

  • US treasurer an agent for change

    U.S. Treasurer Jovita Carranza joined Women of Washington to talk about resilience, building a strong community of supporters and expanding your comfort zone.

  • Ask for forgiveness, not permission

    Lookout’s Vijaya Kaza joined Gigi Schumm on Women of Washington to discuss why women shouldn’t let labels define their success as individuals

  • NGA paving the way for women in leadership

    NGA is leading the way in terms of female leadership. Three executives joined Women of Washington to talk about what the agency is doing right.

  • It’s OK to take the long way

    On this episode of Women of Washington, Gigi Schumm welcomed Vicky Niblett, deputy assistant commissioner within the General Services Administration’s Federal Acquisition Service. In this role, she provides management and oversight of the Integrated Award Environment (IAE).

  • Power comes from complex planning

    Gigi Schumm welcomes Brenda Smith, executive assistant commissioner at the Customs and Border Protection Office of Trade, to talk awards, leadership style and the importance of integrated planning.

  • DHS cyber: Leaving a different kind of legacy

    Gigi Schumm welcomes Jeanette Manfra from the Office of Cybersecurity and Communications within DHS on this episode of Women of Washington.

  • Life’s not about balance, it’s about choice

    On this episode of Women of Washington, Gigi Schumm welcomed Rachel McCaffrey, executive director of Women in Defense for the National Defense Industrial Association.

  • Dr. Chin: ‘Life is not linear’

    On this week’s episode of Women of Washington, Gigi Schumm welcomes Dr. Joannie Chin, deputy director of the engineering lab at the National Institute of Standards and Technology.

  • A woman’s greatest assets? Organization and sense of self

    On this week’s episode of Women of Washington, Gigi Schumm welcomed Mischel Kwon of MKACyber, who created her company as a consulting firm to help “improve security operations for enterprises and U.S. federal government agencies.”