Former Research Contractor, Technology and National Security Program
Monika Bochert is a former Research Contractor with the Technology and National Security Program at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS).
Prior to joining CNAS, Monika was a Peace Corps Volunteer at a rural school in Mongolia where she worked as a foreign language methodologist and community organizer. While there, she taught English, developed curricula, and organized American culture clubs. She also led a summer camp on ethnic diversity, gender equality, and youth leadership and was the primary grant writer for the Peace Corps Let Girls Learn Grant. Monika graduated cum laude from the Colorado State University Honors Program with a dual degree in Social Studies Education and German Language. Her research interests include Chinese technology policy, data ethics, and economic implications of artificial intelligence.