Leadership Lessons from the Space Program: How Can These Inform the Unprecedented Challenges We Face Today?

This webinar is part of the CHDS Lecture and Webinar Series and is held in partnership with the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO), CHDS Alumni Association, International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM), and the Naval Postgraduate School Alumni Association and Foundation.

August 5, 2020

Description: The history of NASA is a monument to the power of teamwork, crisis management, and accountable leadership. In this webinar, we explore how NASA conquers the impossible and learns from its failures, and discuss strategies for homeland security professionals confronting today’s complex public health, economic, and public safety challenges.


Jim Morhard

Deputy Administrator, NASA


Mike Walker

Former Acting Secretary of the Army and Deputy Director of FEMA


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