Ms. Gia Harrigan Gia Harrigan is currently employed by the Department of Homeland Security, Science and Technology Directorate and serves as the Program Manager for DHS Centers of Excellence. Ms. Harrigan is onsite at the Naval War College, War Gaming Department and supports Homeland Security/ Homeland Defense activities. Prior to joining DHS, Ms. Harrigan served as Science Advisor at the CNO Executive Panel in Washington, DC. She began government service at the Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division, Newport, Rhode Island and has led strategic initiatives for organizational transformation, in the areas of Technology Insertion Strategies, Business War Gaming, Balanced Scorecard, and Knowledge Management. Ms. Harrigan has completed an Advanced Studies Program in System Dynamics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She has a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Rhode Island and an undergraduate degree in Mathematics from Boston College.