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Elizabeth Neumann

Former U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Elizabeth Neumann is Chief Strategy Officer for Moonshot, a social enterprise working to end online harms (i.e., violent extremism, child exploitation, human trafficking, etc.) and twice named one of the world’s most innovative companies by Fast Company magazine.  Elizabeth leads Moonshot’s U.S. programs, which support governments and community partners to understand and prevent violence. 

Elizabeth is a national security expert, who has served across three Presidential Administrations - on the inaugural staff of The White House Homeland Security Council under President George W. Bush; advising the Office of the Director of National Intelligence during the Obama Administration; and as the Department of Homeland Security’s Deputy Chief of Staff and Assistant Secretary for Counterterrorism and Threat Prevention in the Trump Administration.

Elizabeth is a national security contributor for ABC News. She is Board Chair for the National Immigration Forum. She is a Fellow of the fourth class of the Civil Society Fellowship, a Partnership of ADL and The Aspen Institute, and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network. Her first book, Kingdom of Rage: The Rise of Christian Extremism and the Path Back to Peace will be released in April 2024 by Worthy Books, an imprint of Hachette.

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