Danielle Piatkiewicz is a program coordinator for The German Marshall Fund of the United States’ (GMF) Asia and the Future of Geopolitics programs. In these roles, 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. In addition, she manages the Future of Geopolitics program, which examines the emerging challenges to the liberal international order through convening and research to explain current political and societal trends in the United States to Europe. 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 previous Emerging Leaders program at Atlantic Dialogues.
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 a M.A. in international and political studies with a concentration in transatlantic studies from Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland. She received her B.A. in political science with an emphasis in international relations and a minor in German studies from the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB).