Kristina Drye is the Strategic Communications Manager at Giant Oak, Inc., where she focuses on science communication, artificial intelligence, machine learning, and the future of the human in an automated world. She holds a B.A. in Political Science and International Studies from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, an M.A. in Security Studies from the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University, and graduate credit from the American University of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Kristina’s expertise includes the security intersection of statebuilding, conflict resolution, peacebuilding processes, and diplomacy, with a strong area expertise of the Balkans. Kristina’s previous employment includes positions at the European Parliament and the World Affairs Council of Charlotte.