Sydney Sherry is a program assistant with the Scowcroft Strategy Initiative in the Atlantic Council’s Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security. Before she joined the Atlantic Council, she worked as an intern for the Wisconsin State Legislature and as a research assistant for a PhD candidate on projects focused on forced labor, migration, and female participation in governance in post-Soviet Central Asia. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in political science and a certificate in history from the University of Wisconsin.