To compete and thrive in the 21st century, democracies, and the United States in particular, must develop new national security and economic strategies that address the geopolitics of information. In the 20th century, market capitalist democracies geared infrastructure, energy, trade, and even social policy to protect and advance that era’s key source of power—manufacturing. In this century, democracies must better account for information geopolitics across all dimensions of domestic policy and national strategy.
Karen Ejiofor is the Project Coordinator for the Technology and Public Purpose Project. Before coming to the Belfer Center, Karen worked in New Hampshire where she managed two state senate campaigns. Prior to graduation, Karen was very active on her college campus, serving as class president, Chair of Kevin Harrington Student Program at the New Hampshire Institute of Politics and creating a committee to combat sexual assault on her college campus. Karen graduated from Saint Anselm College with a B.A in Philosophy and a concentration in Politics and Communication.
She is pursing a degree at Harvard School of Education studying International Education Policy where she focuses on 21st century global competences, digital literacy and future of work in Sub-Saharan Africa.Last Updated: Oct 27, 2020, 1:07pm