November 6, 2019
CACI's Dr. Lani Kass Elected to Women in Defense Board of Directors
Dr. Lani Kass, CACI Senior Vice President and Corporate Strategic Advisor, was unanimously elected to the Board of Directors of Women in Defense (WID). Dr. Kass was also elected as the chair of the Board’s STEM and Mentorship Committee.
Dr. Kass has extensive experience and expertise in national security matters. At CACI, she leads initiatives to advance the company's role in national security. She supports the development of CACI’s corporate strategy, as well as the development and expansion of key customer relationships. Dr. Kass also is a strategic advisor and speaker at the Asymmetric Threats Symposium the company has co-sponsored since 2008. Prior to joining CACI, Dr. Kass was Senior Policy Advisor to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, where her critical military analyses during international crises earned her the Joint Distinguished Civilian Service Award, the highest award a civilian can receive at the Pentagon.
WID, an affiliate of the National Defense Industrial Association, engages, cultivates, and supports the advancement and recognition of women in all aspects of national security. This organization provides women a business environment for professional growth through strategic networking, education, and career development. This national alliance is comprised of professionals from industry and defense organizations of every size, all branches of the U.S. Armed Forces, government agencies, academia, think tanks, associations, and professional services.