Victims of Pan Am Flight 103, Inc. Inaugural Legacy Speaker Series Announced

The Victims of Pan Am Flight 103, Inc., (VPAF 103, Inc.), comprised of family members and friends of those whose lives ended when a terrorist bomb exploded on Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland on December 21, 1988, is pleased to announce the inaugural installment of their Legacy Speaker Series. This is a unique opportunity to learn from the next generation of leaders as they address the complex issues encompassing national security and terrorism prevention. All are invited to join this virtual speaker series as the Victims of Pan Am Flight 103, Inc.’s Legacy Fellows and Scholars share their inspiring stories and the impact that they are making through their work and scholarship. Event details and registration information are as follows:

Date and Time: Friday, November 19, 2021 at 3 p.m. Eastern Time

Title: New Domains in National Security – Hypersonics

Speaker: Chloe Wawerek, 2021-2022 VPAF 103 Legacy Fellow

Chloe Wawerek enlisted in the Military Intelligence branch of the United States Army in 2015. She served for five years including one deployment to Afghanistan. During her enlistment she earned an Associates degree in Persian Farsi and a Bachelors degree in National Security. She is currently attending Georgetown University to earn her Master of Science in Foreign Service. After completing her Master’s degree, Wawerek will return as a commissioned officer to the United States Army. Her background is in innovation and emerging technology with a focus on military applications for improvements in national security. Fields of interest focus on artificial intelligence and cyber security. Wawerek will lead us in a discussion of the impact of hypersonic technology on national security.

Registration is required for this virtual event. Register here.


Mark your calendars for upcoming Legacy Speaker Events: 

Date and Time: Tuesday, January 18, 2022 at 3 p.m. U.S. Eastern Time

Speaker: Katherine Rahmlow, 2018-19 VPAF Legacy Fellow

Date and Time: Monday, April 11, 2022 at 3 p.m. U.S. Eastern Time

Speaker: Aya Yousuf, 2021-22 VPAF Legacy Scholar


About the Victims of Pan Am Flight 103, Inc. Legacy Award

In memory of those lost in the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 on December 21, 1988, the Victims of Pan Am Flight 103, Inc. began its Legacy Fellows program by awarding scholarships to aspiring graduate students committed to careers protecting national security and preventing terrorism. Since the first awards in 2017-2018, Legacy Fellows have demonstrated outstanding professional accomplishment and leadership in wide-ranging fields, while promoting these important goals. Their work is a living legacy that continues to honor those killed in the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103, Inc. on December 21, 1988.

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