The Honorable Ellen E. McCarthy, Chair & CEO, Just the Facts, selected as a Winter 2022 Awardee

Updated: Jun 1

The Exceptional Women Awardees Foundation (EWA) announces that after an expansive search The Honorable Ellen E. McCarthy, Chair and CEO of Just the Facts, was selected for the Winter 2022 EWA Cohort.


The Honorable Ellen E. McCarthy serves as the Chairwoman and CEO of Just the Facts – Truth in Media Cooperative and Noodle Labs. She was recently appointed as a board advisor for Pennsylvania State University Applied Research Lab. She also serves as board advisor for SAP NS2, Fortem Technologies, Exiger, and Babel Street providing firsthand insights on cyber security, effective leadership, driving innovation, advancing diversity, and digital transformation. In fall 2022, Ms. McCarthy will begin teaching Intelligence Theory and Practice at the University of Maryland.


"Ellen is a unique talent. Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper provided a recommendation for Ellen that secured her place among our Exceptional Women Leaders and when we learned in her interview about her extensive experience in the Intelligence Sector, we knew that her contributions to our sisterhood would be significant,” said Larraine Segil, Chair and CEO of EWA. “Her new nonprofit and for-profit parallel ventures are searching for Truth in Media - a goal that fits well with the ethics of EWA. We are delighted to welcome her into our group," added Larraine.