Sydney Frankenberg, from Charlotte, North Carolina, is pursuing a master’s degree in international policy at Stanford School of Humanities and Sciences. She graduated from the United States Naval Academy with a bachelor’s degree in cyber operations. Sydney’s research interests lie at the intersection of cyber security and public policy. She has competed in national cyber policy competitions, hosted by organizations from the NSA at universities around the US. Sydney interned at Draper Laboratories in Cambridge, Massachusetts and at the Office of Naval Intelligence. At the Naval Academy, she founded the Women in Cybersecurity and Computing Club, a platform to drive interest in the cybersecurity field, and was a member of the varsity women’s rowing team. During a semester abroad at Yonsei University in Seoul, South Korea, she studied electrical engineering and international relations, and led part of the Republic of Korea’s initiative to support women in the Korean Armed Forces. As a squad leader, she was awarded Best in Regiment of 180 individuals, and she is a recipient of the Navy and Marine Corps Association Leadership Award.