September 12, 2021 4:00PM - 5:30PM
The Unexpected Spy is the riveting story of Walder’s tenure in the CIA and, later, the FBI, where she worked in counterintelligence. In a single year, she helped take down one of the most notorious foreign spies ever caught on American soil. Catching the bad guys wasn’t a problem in the FBI, but rampant sexism was. Walder left the FBI to teach young women, encouraging them to find a place in the FBI, CIA, State Department or the Senate―and thus change the world.