Sydney Simon is a media and communications specialist at the German Marshall Fund’s Washington headquarters, managing the organization’s domestic media relations portfolio and publicity for its convenings around the globe. Before joining GMF, Sydney spent more than five years at The Atlantic, where she was most recently a senior communications manager working on all aspects strategic communications and external media relations across the publisher’s editorial and business departments. Prior to that, she was part of a small team planning and executing the annual Halifax International Security Forum.
Sydney graduated from Tulane University in New Orleans with a B.A. in international relations; and she is currently working on a master’s degree in security policy studies at the George Washington University’s Elliott School of International Affairs.