Lead The Way


USS Washington (SSN 787) Commissioning


The Navy commissioned USS Washington (SSN 787) during a ceremony at Naval Station Norfolk. In her remarks, Newport News Shipbuilding President Jennifer Boykin said Washington was delivered as the most complete and mission-ready ship of its class to date.

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NNS President Jennifer Boykin recently communicated to the senior leadership team her vision for the future of our business and our supporting NNSFORWARD Strategy. More details will be released about the strategy in the coming days, weeks and months, and how it connects to Boykin’s top priorities: people and technology.

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Listen to your Inner Alarm


Newport News Shipbuilding President Jennifer Boykin discusses safety and how important it is for us to prepare for the unthinkable.

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Boykin Speaks at 12 Explorers and the Age of Innovation Exhibit Opening


Christopher Newport University’s Public History Center celebrated maritime history, culture and naval innovation with its “12 Explorers” project. At the project’s grand opening event, NNS President Jennifer Boykin spoke about the shipyard’s proud legacy and the importance of continued innovation.

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Video: SmallTalk: About Big Ideas


NNS President Jennifer Boykin shares her NNSFORWARD strategy and discusses everything from parking to new technology and how they relate to her objectives: Enable the Workforce, Execute Efficiently, Transform Business Operations, and Grow the Business Base.

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The Glass 2017: Evolving The Business Woman – A Women’s Business Conference


Susan Jacobs, Vice President of Human Resources & Administration at NNS, delivered keynote address for the Hampton Roads Chamber, a local event dedicated to the development of leaders.

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Ethical Foul Ball: Lesson from the dugout


NNS President Jennifer Boykin is starting a new communications forum called, “SmallTalk: About Big Ideas.” The premise behind SmallTalk is to share her perspectives about important topics in a casual format, to include blog-style posts, video conversations and in-person discussions.

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