Hadassah Statement on Selection of Anne Neuberger as Deputy National Security Adviser for Cyber and Emerging Technology

Tuesday, January 19, 2021

MEDIA CONTACT:
Alix Friedman
Hadassah National
afriedman@hadassah.org

NEW YORK, NY: January 19, 2021 – Hadassah, The Women’s Zionist Organization of America, Inc. (HWZOA), released the following statement today:

“The National Board, membership and professional staff of Hadassah, The Women’s Zionist Organization of America, Inc. (HWZOA), congratulate Anne Neuberger on being named to the newly created position of Deputy National Security Adviser for Cyber and Emerging Technology on the National Security Council of the administration of Joseph R. Biden.

Her appointment makes clear President-elect Biden’s commitment to making cybersecurity a top priority for his administration. Currently Director of Cybersecurity at the National Security Administration, Ms. Neuberger is a highly respected figure in the cybersecurity community. Her expertise, and her experience in both the private and the public sectors and in interagency relations, make her the ideal person for this essential role. 

A true friend to Hadassah, Ms. Neuberger spoke movingly at our national meeting in July about her family’s Holocaust experiences and her parents’ survival of the Entebbe hijacking. 

We wish her well and know that, by ensuring the integrity of America’s cybersecurity infrastructure, she will play a critical role in protecting every American.”

ABOUT HADASSAH:

Hadassah, The Women’s Zionist Organization of America, Inc. (HWZOA), is the largest Jewish women’s organization in the United States. With nearly 300,000 members, Associates, and supporters, Hadassah brings women together to effect change and advocate on such critical issues as ensuring the security of Israel, combating antisemitism, and promoting women’s health. Through the Hadassah Medical Organization's (HMO) two hospitals in Jerusalem, Hadassah delivers exemplary patient care to over a million people every year and supports world-renowned medical research. HMO serves without regard to race, religion, or nationality and earned a Nobel Peace Prize Nomination in 2005 for building “bridges to peace.” Additionally, Hadassah supports several Youth Aliyah villages that set at-risk children in Israel on the path to a successful future. For more information, visit www.hadassah.org.