Bonnie Glick (Moderator)
US Agency for International Development
Speaker at Copenhagen Democracy Summit 2023

Bonnie Glick was unanimously confirmed by the Senate to serve as the Deputy Administrator and Chief Operating Officer (COO) of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) from January 2019 to November 2020. In this role Glick's portfolio covered all Agency programs worldwide (100+ countries) and all Agency operations. Among the issues she championed were digital transformation, the significance of 5G as a development priority in emerging markets, democracy and governance, private sector engagement, global vaccine distribution, the Abraham Accords, and food security. She was the executive sponsor of USAID’s COVID-19 Task Force, which addressed both the safety and security of the global workforce and the international response to the outbreak. Bonnie is the inaugural director of the Krach Institute for Tech Diplomacy at Purdue and currently serves on the institute's advisory board.Bonnie worked for 12 years as a Foreign Service Officer in the U.S. Department of State. She later worked for IBM as a global account executive, where she co-authored three patents as part of the IBM Research Division.

Talks at Copenhagen Democracy Summit 2023