Aimée Larsen Kirkpatrick is the Global Communications Officer for the Global Cyber Alliance (GCA). Prior to GCA she was President of ALK Strategies, a communication and public affairs consulting practice focused on startups and nonprofits. Larsen Kirkpatrick was formerly with the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA). As the Partnership Engagement & Strategic Initiatives Director for the NCSA, she established strategies and programs to engage and broaden NCSA’s stakeholder base and expand its audiences. She serves as a Senior Research Fellow for the Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG), advises on their public education initiatives and sits on the Board of Trustees for the APWG.eu. Larsen Kirkpatrick has a Bachelor of Arts from Washington State University.