Monika Bičkauskaitė is a program assistant in the Warsaw office, where she coordinates numerous German Marshall Fund activities in Warsaw, the Baltic States, and the V4 countries. She writes on NATO, transatlantic relations, the Eastern Flank, and France. Before joining GMF, she gained experience at organizations such as the LA Area Chamber of Commerce and the OECD. She holds a master’s degree in international security from L'Institut d'études politiques de Paris (Sciences Po Paris), a B.A. in transatlantic relations from Sciences Po Paris Campus de Reims, and she has studied at the University of Southern California (USC) in the United States. A proud Lithuanian, Monika closely monitors issues related to the Baltic States and is part of civil initiatives such as those of Global Lithuanian Leaders.