Carie is currently the director of the Bipartisan Policy Center's Homeland Security Project. She brings more than a decade of experience in homeland security, counterterrorism policy, advocacy and public outreach. Previously, Lemack co-founded Global Survivors Network, a global organization for victims of terror to speak out against terrorism and radicalization.
She coordinated and inspired events globally and produced an Academy Award-nominated documentary film, Killing in the Name. Carie remains an active member of the Board of Directors of Families of September 11 and is a member of the Department of Homeland Security’s Aviation Security Advisory Council. She was the co-founder of the non-profit, non-partisan organization Families of September 11. She helped to create and then lead the organization after her mother, Judy Larocque was killed on American Airlines Flight 11 that terrorists crashed into the World Trade Center.
Carie has appeared in numerous media outlets, including more than two dozen appearances on CNN, as well as ABC, CBS and NBC national news, Fox News, The Today Show, Good Morning America, The Early Show and Oprah. She has been quoted repeatedly in Associated Press articles, and The New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, and Newsweek articles. CBS radio and NPR often seek her comment on emerging homeland security issues. Carie was featured in the September 2006 issue of GLAMOUR magazine, and was named MetroWest Daily News’ “Woman of the Year” in 2004. Her op-eds have appeared in USAToday, The Boston Globe and The International Herald Tribune. She was invited to author a cover story 9/11 leadership lessons for Stanford Business Magazine in August 2005.
Having testified before Congress and addressed the Transportation Security Administration Federal Security Director 2006 conference as a keynote speaker, Carie is a highly regarded public speaker. She recently participated in the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority “Sharing the Vision” Tour 2006, and has spoken at universities and town halls nationwide on a number of issues, including the need for citizen involvement in national security, safety and preparedness reforms.
Carie completed her graduate work at the Kennedy School of Government in June 2006 after receiving an MBA from Stanford in 2004. She graduated from Stanford University in 1997 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Symbolic Systems.
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Baltimore Sun [November 15, 2006]