Ethical Foul Ball: Lesson from the dugoutNNS 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.
Listen to your Inner AlarmNewport News Shipbuilding President Jennifer Boykin discusses safety and how important it is for us to prepare for the unthinkable.
Recharging with history and hip hopNewport News Shipbuilding President Jennifer Boykin discusses the musical "Hamilton" and some thoughts she took from the show.
Engagement Is More Than a Buzz WordNewport News Shipbuilding President Jennifer Boykin discusses thoughts on engagement and the importance of creating an environment that encourages engagement, hears ideas, and puts ideas in motion to make a difference.
Quality Always MattersNewport News Shipbuilding President Jennifer Boykin discusses the importance of quality and how performing with quality in mind can make a difference.
Heroes Wear Hard HatsAs we gather with our families and friends to give thanks this Thanksgiving, Newport News Shipbuilding President Jennifer Boykin considers how you might be able to pay it forward—and maybe even be someone’s hero.
2018 Year End MessageAs the year’s end approaches, Newport News Shipbuilding’s President Jennifer Boykin reflects on major accomplishments of 2018 and the pride our shipbuilders take in building the world’s greatest ships.
Be Fit with BenefitsThe new year offers a fresh start. Newport News Shipbuilding President Jennifer Boykin discusses how shipbuilders can use the new year to achieve goals and secure a healthy future.
Kindness: One Word, Big MeaningKindness is one word, eight letters, but it represents a big meaning. Newport News Shipbuilding President Jennifer Boykin discusses how shipbuilders can show kindness through the United Way campaign "Kindness Creates Community."
Thank Those Who Pack Your ParachuteOftentimes, we take others for granted. Newport News Shipbuilding President Jennifer Boykin discusses how it takes the entire shipbuilding and suppliers teams to do our jobs every day.
Lead With IntentAs Newport News Shipbuilding builds on the 133-year-old legacy of “Always Good Ships,” it is important to remember that new ideas, opinions and experiences are equally important. NNS President Jennifer Boykin discusses the importance of an engagement action plan.
Change for BetterAs shipbuilders, we must continually seek opportunities for improvement. Regardless of the approach we take, the learning that is taking place along the way is making us smarter, better shipbuilders. Read a message from NNS President Jennifer Boykin on “change for better.”
Built to LastIndependence Day message from NNS President Jennifer Boykin encourages shipbuilders to reflect on their critical role in serving our nation. Boykin also introduces the next “I Build, We Build” video.
Together We Can Make a DifferenceNNS President Jennifer Boykin discusses how safety is the number one priority – where ever you may be. Boykin encourages shipbuilders to work together to discuss safety regularly both at home and at work.
NNS FORWARD StrategyNNS 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.
2017 Safest Year on Record at NNSIn a letter to employees, Newport News Shipbuilding President Jennifer Boykin congratulates shipbuilders for the safest year on record.
A Message on CivilityMessage from HII's Human Resources and Administration Senior Team: "While it is healthy to disagree with a perspective or an idea, it is not acceptable to launch a personal attack."