Avril Haines has been nominated as the first woman to be the director of national intelligence, a position that oversees all 17 intelligence agencies. Here, Haines speaks after President-elect Joe Biden introduced her last week in Wilmington, Del.

President-elect Joe Biden’s Director of National Intelligence nominee Avril Haines speaks at The Queen theater, Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020, in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)