Kimberly Talley is a program assistant with the Transatlantic Security Initiative (TSI) at the Atlantic Council’s Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security. As a program assistant, she provides support across several partnerships focused on strengthening the transatlantic security environment and alliance in a complex, evolving world. Prior to her work with TSI, Talley served as program assistant for the Center for Security Policy Studies at George Mason University’s Schar School of Policy and Government, where she also obtained her MA in international security. Before pursuing her MA, she worked as a data analyst in the geographic information systems software industry, supporting rural telecommunications companies bringing broadband capabilities to all corners of the United States. She received two BA degrees in geography and political science from Virginia Tech.