T.P. has 10+ years of experience in program management, event planning, research and analysis. She is a native speaker of Serbo-Croatian and holds a Top Secret security clearance. For over five years, T.P. worked as a member of the Community Liaison Office at multiple U.S. Embassies overseas. Her responsibilities included: planning events for the U.S. Embassy community; assisting newcomers with relocation, employment and education issues; producing various reports; publishing a newsletter; organizing incoming visits by high level U.S. Government officials; and supervising two employees. Additionally, T.P. worked as the Assistance Coordinator at the U.S. Embassy in the Republic of Georgia, overseeing USD150million in U.S. Government assistance programs. Prior to her moving overseas, she worked as a Program Officer with an NGO in Washington, D.C., coordinating international exchange programs. T.P. has produced numerous papers and editorials on economic situation and foreign investment in Croatia. T.P. has a Masters in International Relations from Central European University in Prague, Czech Republic.