Our 64th Franklin Fellow, Wendy Reid, began her service on December 6. She provides advisory and assistance support to the regional offices of Sudan and other countries in North Africa and the Middle East.
Wendy comes to us from Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC), where she was a Senior Vice President and Operations Manager in the Analysis, Simulations, Systems Engineering & Training Business Unit. At SAIC, she managed an organization that supported national security customers in global threat reduction and nuclear deterrence; policy and technical analysis; and strategic planning consultation. Before that, her work at SAIC focused on nonproliferation, arms control and missile defense. She served on SAIC’s board which decides on ethical compliance of SAIC project teams involved in human subject research and served as project lead for improvement of SAIC’s policies and procedures. She also was the first legal research director for the non-partisan Project on National Security Reform.
Before joining SAIC, she worked in civil rights litigation and criminal law as an Associate with Willoughby & Associates. Ms. Reid holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Yale University, a JD from UCLA and a Master of Laws (with Distinction) in National Security Law from Georgetown University. She is a member of the California Bar. Wendy speaks Spanish and enjoys books, music and her Labrador, Charlie.