Olivia Volkoff was a joint Master in Public Policy and Master in Business Administration candidate at the Harvard Kennedy School and Harvard Business School. During the summer of 2017, Olivia worked as a Summer Associate with PJT Partners in New York. She spent the summer of 2016 as a Rosenthal Fellow with the U.S. Department of State at the U.S. Mission to NATO in Brussels working on the Weapons of Mass Destruction and Ukraine policy portfolios. Before attending HKS, she served on active duty for five years as a U.S. Naval officer at Naval Reactors Headquarters. During this time, she worked as a nuclear engineer on submarine and aircraft carrier design, construction, and maintenance and later as the Director of Public Affairs for the Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program. Olivia’s policy interests include nuclear energy and weapons, cybersecurity, the future role of multinational alliances, and the intersection of business and government in national security. She holds an AB in Engineering Sciences from Harvard College and an M.Eng. in Nuclear Engineering from Penn State University.

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