Project Coordinator for the Innovations in American Government Program at the Ash Center at Harvard Kennedy School. Ms. Bauer served a term with AmeriCorps in her home state of Indiana teaching conflict resolution. She joined the Ash Center after having worked at the Belfer Center’s Science, Technology, and Globalization project where she was Calestous’s Faculty Assistant in 2017. Prior to that Ms. Bauer worked at Harvard Graduate School of Design’s Office of the Dean. She has a BA in English and Communications from Loyola University, New Orleans and a Masters from the Mediterranean Academy of Diplomatic Studies.