Gina Cheri Walker
Donovan Award, Intelligence Medal of Merit
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born 01.10.1956, Ashland, Kentucky, USA
attended high school UK
3 years at University of Kentucky
1 year at University of Louisville.
graduated 1978, Bachelor of Science in languages and journalism
1980-1981 employed at civilian library coordinator at Fort Devens, Massachusetts
1982 received paralegal certificate from Northeastern University
joined CIA in January 1985 as reports officer
assignments Ethiopia, Central Eurasia, Turkey, Europe.
1996-1998 station chief in Baku, Azerbaijan
2001-2003 Deputy Group Chief, Counterterrorism Center
2005 appointed chief of staff to Jose Rodriguez, Director of National Clandestine Service.
2013 appointed acting Director of the National Clandestine Service.
02.02.2017 appointed Deputy director of the CIA
married Jeff Haspel (married from 1976-1985)
CIA director 17.05.2018-2021
1st female director of CIA (7th in total)