Letitia Long will become director of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency Monday, making her the first woman to run any of America’s 16 major intelligence agencies. Long has worked in government intel for 32 years, including as deputy director of Naval Intelligence, deputy undersecretary of defense for intelligence, and as second in command at the Defense Intelligence Agency. Only 27 percent of senior intelligence jobs with the six biggest agencies are held by women. The NGA creates interactive 3D maps by crunching data from satellites.
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