(photos by Brian Murphy, ODNI Public Affairs)
Andrew McCabe, the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s acting director, gives remarks during the IC Pride Summit in June.

“The bedrock of the IC is our credibility. The American people believe us, wherever we are — whether we’re in a courtroom testifying in front of a judge or if we’re on the Hill providing briefings about intelligence matters or we’re just standing around at the neighborhood cookout.”

- Andrew McCabe, FBI’s acting director

Improving minority representation

Students from Howard University visit the Office of the Director of National Intelligence to learn about potential career opportunities in the IC.

Promoting women in the IC

Led by the recent appointment of Susan Gordon, ODNI’s newest principal deputy director of national intelligence, the number of women in leadership roles in the IC continues to grow.

Increasing opportunities for persons with disabilities in the IC

The IC, which is committed to being a model employer of persons with disabilities in the federal workplace, takes necessary steps to ensure equal access and participation in all aspects of employment.

The bigger picture

Rita Sampson, chief of Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity for ODNI.
Adm. Michael Rogers, commander, U.S. Cyber Command, and director, NSA/Chief, Central Security Service, gives remarks during the IC Women’s Summit in March.
Members of the ODNI workforce visit with students at the Columbia Heights Educational Campus in Washington, D.C.

Outreach and recruitment

Dr. Stacey Dixon, deputy director of the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity, gives a speech during the IC’s STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) Recruitment Summit.

Employee-led efforts

Leadership and accountability

Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats address the workforce.

“It’s important for us to put our faces out there in the community and to be able to engage with people and tell them about the many career opportunities that are available within the IC.”

- Rita Sampson, chief of Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity, ODNI

The IC participates in events such as the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s annual conference (left) and mentorship programs with middle and high school students (right) in hopes of identifying and attracting a more diverse talent pipeline.

Career development and advancement

The Intelligence Community has made incremental progress to increase minority representation in key areas such as hiring, promotions, awards, retention and career development opportunities.

The way ahead



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