Carmina Dietrich is a policy officer at the German Federal Chancellery, where she works in the unit for digital policy. Before joining the Chancellery, she was a trainee at the European Commission’s DG Connect in the Digital Services and Platforms unit during the finalization of the legal proposals for the Digital Services Act and the Digital Markets Act. Prior to this, Carmina worked at the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action on AI and data policy, where she contributed to a variety of policy initiatives, most notably Germany’s national strategies on AI and blockchain. Carmina also gained experience at the German-American Chamber of Commerce in San Francisco, the German Council on Foreign Relations in Berlin, as well as in the private sector. Carmina holds a master’s degree in public policy from the Hertie School in Berlin and a bachelor’s degree in international business from Maastricht University.