President Biden Announces Key Nominee
WASHINGTON – Today, President Joe Biden announced his intent to nominate Michelle Giuda to serve as a Member of the International Broadcasting Advisory Board.
Michelle S. Giuda is the Director of the Krach Institute for Tech Diplomacy at Purdue, the global authority on tech statecraft and whose mission is to advance freedom through trusted technology. Previously, Giuda was Executive Vice President of Geopolitical Strategy & Risk at the global communications firm, Weber Shandwick. Giuda served as Assistant Secretary of State for Global Public Affairs from 2018 to 2020. In 2019, Secretary of State Pompeo also delegated to Giuda the authorities of the Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs. In this capacity, she served as a Board Member of the U.S. Agency for Global Media. In 2019, Giuda oversaw the creation of the Bureau of Global Public Affairs, which was the largest restructuring at the State Department in twenty years and helped to modernize the Department’s global public affairs as well as public diplomacy operations. Prior to this, Giuda was Senior Vice President at Weber Shandwick and served as Deputy Press Secretary for former Speaker of the House and presidential candidate, Newt Gingrich.
Giuda is a Nonresident Senior Fellow at the Atlantic Council, a member of Business Executives for National Security (BENS) and a Senior Advisor to Concordia. In 2022, she was named to the Ad Age 40 Under 40 List, PRovoke Media’s Innovator 25 List, and was honored in 2016 with the Outstanding 50 Asian Americans in Business Award by the Asian American Business Development Center. Giuda received her Master’s Degree in Political Management from George Washington University and earned a B.A. in Political Science from the University of California, Los Angeles, where she was an NCAA Champion and Team Captain of the UCLA Women’s Gymnastics Team.