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What Detroit Means to our Nation’s Defense Industrial Base: A Conversation with Deputy Secretary of Defense Dr. Kathleen Hicks

November 8, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

DOD Dep Sec

Watch our conversation with the Deputy Secretary of Defense, hosted by the Levin Center at Wayne Law, on how business and government can work together to drive innovation and enable the military to tackle climate change and other pressing issues.

Background on the Deputy Secretary:

  • Dr. Kathleen H. Hicks is the 35th Deputy Secretary of Defense; she was sworn into that office on Feb. 9, 2021.
  • In this role, Dr. Hicks serves as the chief operating officer of the U.S. Military in charge of day-to-day business across a nearly 3-million-person enterprise.
  • Dr. Hicks is the highest-ranking woman in the history of the Department of Defense and the U.S. military.
  • For more information, please view Dr. Hicks’ bio on the DoD pages.

The event will be livestreamed from Wayne State University Law School.


November 8, 2021
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm


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Levin Center at Wayne Law
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