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.
Martha Lee graduated with a Master in Public Policy degree from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government in May 2019. She concentrated in International and Global Affairs and earned a certificate in Management, Leadership, and Decision Sciences. At the Kennedy School, she was a teaching assistant to Ambassador Samantha Power and served as the Editor-in-Chief of the Women’s Policy Journal. In the summer of 2018, she was a Harvard Kennedy School Women and Public Policy Program Fellow working with Save the Children Deutschland, where she conducted research on the challenges faced by refugee youth in the education system. Prior to the Kennedy School, Martha was a Senior Program Director at an international development non-profit in Managua, Nicaragua. She holds a BA in Diplomatic History from the University of Pennsylvania.Last Updated: Jul 26, 2019, 10:46am