Danielle Piatkiewicz is a program coordinator for The German Marshall Fund of the United States’ (GMF) Asia program. In this role, she is responsible for managing and coordinating the Asia program’s portfolio on U.S. and EU relations with China, Japan and India on economic, trade, security and defense issues. She works on various leadership development projects at GMF including organizing the Young Professionals Summit at GMF’s flagship event, the Brussels Forum and the Emerging Leaders program at Atlantic Dialogues. She has worked on a range of topics including transatlantic relations, emerging economies, security, defense, and international affairs.
Previously, she worked as a program assistant in GMF’s Wider Atlantic program in Brussels and program intern in Warsaw. Before joining GMF, she worked for the European Institute of Peace in Brussels (EIP) where she assisted with the logistical and operational set up of EIP as well as provided research and analysis on future peace mediation actors and regions.
She holds an MA in international and political studies with a concentration in transatlantic studies from Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland. She received her BA in political science with an emphasis in international relations and a minor in German studies from the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB).