Hina Gir is a special assistant to the US National Security Advisor, currently Ambassador John Bolton and formerly General H.R. McMaster. Before joining the West Wing of the White House, she was the special assistant for cybersecurity policy at the National Security Council for 14 months and transitioned from the Obama administration to the Trump administration in this role. She joined the US Federal workforce after graduating with a master’s degree in terrorism and security policy from American University. While earning her master’s degree, she was selected as a finalist for the Presidential Management Fellows program and subsequently appointed by the Department of Homeland Security for a two-year term.