Maj. Gen. Mari K Eder, Author of “The Girls Who Fought Crime”

In 1920’s New York City one woman, Mae Foley, cast aside her corset and picked up a police badge to become the city’s first-ever woman crime investigator. With a purse custom-made to hold a pistol, Foley learned that as a woman she made the perfect undercover agent. Over her career, Foley always strove to protect the innocent and vulnerable and to always be just. Mari K. Eder is a retired U.S. Army Major General, a renowned speaker and author, and a thought leader on strategic communication and leadership. General Eder is the former Commanding General of the U.S. Army Reserve Joint and Special Troops Support Command, former Deputy Chief of the Army Reserve and former Deputy Chief of Public Affairs for the U.S. Army.