Galia Nurko is an Associate Digital Specialist at DAI’s Center for Digital Acceleration. Galia has spent her career working at the intersection of communications and international relations. She is particularly passionate about the impact of technology on society. Prior to working for DAI, she severed as the Director of Media Relations for the Embassy of Israel to the United States, Project Consultant at the Institute for Integrated Transitions and a Graduate Policy Fellow at the Information Technology and Information Foundation. She has conducted research on how technology affects access to services and jobs, as well as what are some of the challenges posed by digital finance solutions in emerging economies. Galia has an M.S. in Foreign Service from Georgetown University and B.A. in history from The Ohio State University.