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Chiara De Cuia

Chiara De Cuia is the Director of Operations and Research for #NatSecGirlSquad. Originally from Italy, and a recent graduate of Georgetown University’s Security Studies MA Program, she currently works as Special Assistant to the Dean of Georgetown’s School of Foreign Service. Her previous work experience includes internships at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies in Germany; the International Institute for Counterterrorism in Israel; the Modern War Institute at West Point; as well as teaching and research assistantships. Chiara’s published works include research on the link between ungoverned territories and terrorism, and the analysis of limits and potential of a multilateral approach to counterinsurgency. Chiara is also the Deputy Director of the International Counter-Terrorism Youth Network (ICTYN).