CIA names Elizabeth Kimber the first woman to lead clandestine operations after men dominated role

Mail Online | 12/8/2018 | Daily Mail Reporter
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The CIA has hired its first woman to head up its clandestine arm.

Elizabeth Kimber will take control of the Central Intelligence Agency's Directorate of Operations it was announced Friday.

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Going by Beth Kimber, the 56-year-old is a decades-long veteran and her job will entail recruiting spies overseas, gathering intelligence and engaging White House-approved covert actions.

The prestigious job has been dominated by males in the CIA's 70-year history.

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'With nearly 34 years of experience and a proven ability to deliver with impact on CIA's operational mission, Beth Kimber will be an exceptional leader of our Directorate of Operations,' the CIA's director of public affairs, Brittany Bramell, said.

Other than her LinkedIn page, which lists her only role as a senior executive for the United States government, Kimber has kept much about her under wraps.

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The social media website mentions a bachelor's degree from New York's Hamilton College in and claims she speaks French.

According to the Wall Street Journal, an insider said she has worked with Russia and terrorism operations in the...
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