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Karolina Filipiak

Manager, Government Affairs

Areas of Expertise:
domestic workforce

Favorite Innovation:
GPS

Karolina Filipiak is Manager of Government Affairs at the Information Technology Industry Council (ITI). In this capacity, she works on a variety of domestic issues, including STEM education and immigration policies. Prior to joining the government affairs team, Karolina served as Policy Associate and Special Assistant to ITI’s President and CEO where she worked to help advance strategic institutional initiatives.

Karolina began her career in the non-profit sector as a Program Officer at the Center for European Policy Analysis (CEPA), where she oversaw the institute’s donor engagement and organizational development. She has also held positions at the U.S. Department of Commerce and U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Karolina earned her M.S. in Foreign Service from Georgetown University’s Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, where she specialized in international business and commerce. She also graduated with highest honors from DePaul University with a B.A. in history and political science. Karolina is fluent in Polish.

Blog Posts by Karolina Filipiak

  • The Congressional Millennials and Innovation

    In today’s political climate, many consider Congress to be dysfunctional, hampered by gridlock, and increasingly out of touch.  Few would associate the body with the terms “pragmatic” or “forward-looking.”   ...

    09/26/2013 - ITI Blog
  • The Congressional Millennials and Innovation

    In today’s political climate, many consider Congress to be dysfunctional, hampered by gridlock, and increasingly out of touch.  Few would associate the body with the terms “pragmatic” or “forward-looking.”   ...

    09/26/2013 - TechElect Blog