Dalia Bankauskaitė is is an adjunct fellow at the Center for European Policy Analysis (CEPA), Washington, D.C., and Media Program Director at Vilnius Institute of Policy Analysis (VIPA), Vilnius, Lithuania. Her research focus is strategic communication, society’s resilience and trust building, society’s mobilization and motivation. She has extensive professional experience in dealing with the public and private sectors in strategic and integrated communication, and project management in Lithuania, Ukraine, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Georgia, in the field of European integration. In addition, she has diplomatic experience with the Lithuanian Embassy in Moscow. Ms. Bankauskaitė holds a master’s degree from the London School of Economics, and an EMBA from the Baltic Management Institute (BMI) in Lithuania.