News Articles 2022

News Articles 2022

At the Defense Intelligence Agency’s Pride Month kick-off event, Christy Abizaid, Director of the National Counterterrorism Center and former DIA officer, delivered a keynote speech describing her experiences in government and the private sector - and reinforced the importance of bringing your whole self to work. Abizaid spoke to IC workforce members from the DIA Tighe Auditorium, where 20 years ago, almost to the day, she began her civil servant career as a DIA analyst.


IMPACT, ODNI’s LGBTQ+ Employee Resource Group, held its first event in a speaker series on April 18 featuring National Security Council Senior Director for Multilateral Affairs Curtis Ried. Ried has been in the Foreign Service with the U.S. Department of State for nearly 20 years. He served all over the world, including posts in Algeria, East Timor, Indonesia, Iraq, and Israel, and developed a specialization in the Middle East before serving as a political advisor to the U.S. Mission to the United Nations in New York. Currently detailed to the NSC, Ried’s office works to coordinate U.S. engagement with the UN, including oversight of the refugee admission program. During the IMPACT event, Ried discussed his experiences at DOS and the challenges of being out in the national security workforce. He also provided career advice for less-tenured federal employees.


Principal Deputy Director of National Intelligence Dr. Stacey Dixon highlighted the role of partnerships in the space domain at the 37th Annual Space Symposium in Colorado Springs, Colorado, April 5..


Principal Deputy Director of National Intelligence Dr. Stacey Dixon delivered keynote remarks to a full house on April 26." 


The Office of the Director of National Intelligence turns 17 today! Since the beginning of the agency in 2005, ODNI continues to lead intelligence integration across the U.S. Intelligence Community in a variety of ways. In honor of ODNI’s 17th anniversary, here are some notable moments from our history.