Alex Rued joined Beacon Global Strategies LLC as an Associate in January 2016.
Prior to joining Beacon, Ms. Rued worked as the Program Coordinator & Research Assistant for the Freeman Chair in China Studies at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS). In that role, Ms. Rued provided research support and liaised with international delegations in order to organize public events and private roundtables on topics related to U.S.-China relations.
Previously, Ms. Rued interned at the Stimson Center, the American Enterprise Institute, the International Peace and Security Institute (IPSI), and in the Minnesota and Washington, D.C. office of Congressman Erik Paulsen.
Ms. Rued earned her Master of Arts in Asian Studies from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service, focusing on the Politics and Security of Asia with a Certificate in Diplomatic Studies. While at Georgetown, Ms. Rued served as the Editor-in-Chief of the Georgetown Journal of Asian Affairs. Ms. Rued was also a Harold L. Rosenthal Fellow in International Relations and participated in the KAKEHASHI exchange program in Japan. Ms. Rued received her Bachelor of Arts in Government and minor in Chinese from Hamilton College in Clinton, New York.