Join local JAVA members to hear Ellen Nakashima, a national security reporter for The Washington Post and two-time Pulitzer Prize winner. She has written extensively about cyber and surveillance issues. In 2018, she and her colleagues won a Pulitzer Prize for reporting on Russia’s efforts to influence the outcome of the 2016 presidential election, and on the criminal investigation into potential coordination between Trump associates and Moscow. In 2014, she was part of a team awarded a Pulitzer Prize for reporting on the hidden scope of National Security Agency surveillance and its policy implications. Since joining The Post in 1995, Ms. Nakashima has also written about technology and privacy issues and served as a Southeast Asia correspondent (2002-2006), covering Islamic militant networks, the Indian Ocean tsunami and the SARS outbreak. She has reported on the White House and Virginia politics, and co-authored a biography on Al Gore. She graduated from the University of California at Berkeley and has a master’s degree in international journalism from The City University in London. Born in Hawaii, she is the granddaughter of immigrants from Japan and the daughter of a MIS Veteran, one of four brothers who served in WWII. Ms. Nakashima is married to Alan Sipress, an editor on the Foreign Desk of The Washington Post. They have one daughter, Natalie, who is 14.
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