Ona Spreenberg

Policy Analyst, U.S. Department of Commerce

Ona Spreenberg is a Policy Analyst at the U.S. Department of Commerce, where she develops policy on the national security implications of emerging technologies, cybersecurity, and supply chains. Concurrently, Ms. Spreenberg is pursuing a graduate degree in security studies at Georgetown University, specializing in technology and national security. At Georgetown, she serves as the Editor-in-Chief for the Georgetown Security Studies Review, the official academic review of Georgetown University’s Center for Security Studies, where she oversees 60 journal staff, ensuring publication integrity and excellence. Prior to the Department of Commerce, Ona worked at the U.S. Department of State designing research products that shaped the Department’s communications on U.S.-China relations and delivered policy analyses on Latin America. Additionally, Ms. Spreenberg has interned at the U.S. House of Representatives and the San Francisco and Oakland City Halls, cultivating an unwavering commitment to public service. Ms. Spreenberg is an alumna of the University of California, Los Angeles, where she received a bachelor’s degree in political science. Throughout her career, Ona has been actively involved in professional associations focused on gender equity and is committed to applying an intersectional lens to her policy work. Ms. Spreenberg is a native of Catalonia, Spain, and California.