• Sharon Stirling

    Senior program officer with the German Marshall Fund’s Asia program, where she manages the Japan portfolio, including the annual Trilateral Forum Tokyo and Young Strategists Forum, among other initiatives. She also manages GMF’s developing portfolio of work on Southeast Asia, including the Southeast Asia Trilateral Forum. Prior to joining GMF, she was a TV news producer for NHK, covering the US State Department, the 2008 presidential election, and the 2008 global financial crisis from the broadcaster’s Washington bureau. She was born in the Philippines and spent 15 years total in Japan, Taiwan, and China. She graduated magna cum laude from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service. She tweets at @SharonStirling and can be reached at sstirling@gmfus.org.

    Sep 8, 2016