Katie Galgano

Intern, Executive Team


Katie Galgano is the Joseph S. Nye, Jr. Intern with the Executive Team at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS).

Prior to joining CNAS, Katie interned at the U.S. Department of State in the Office of Global Women’s Issues, where she worked to promote the rights and empowerment of women and girls through U.S. foreign policy. One of Katie’s key assignments was representing her office in the interagency efforts to edit and finalize the U.S. Government Strategy on International Basic Education.

Katie graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Baylor University with a B.A. in International Studies and a minor in Business Administration. She was named Outstanding Student in International Studies in both 2018 and 2019. While a student, she studied abroad in the Netherlands and was a virtual intern for the Bureau of International Organization Affairs at the Department of State. During her time abroad and as a virtual intern, she met with U.S. Foreign Service Officers in Switzerland and a senior policy advisor to the Secretariat-General at the European Commission in Brussels to discuss her research on how the European Union was working to implement the Sustainable Development Goals.

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