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Heeu Millie Kim

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Heeu Millie Kim was a Semester Research Analyst at Georgetown’s Center for Security and Emerging Technology (CSET), where she worked on the CyberAI project. She received a B.S./M.S. in Foreign Service at Georgetown University, with a focus on Science, Technology, and International Affairs. For her undergraduate studies, she majored in International Politics and minored in Mandarin Chinese with a focus on U.S. foreign policy in the Asia-Pacific. Previously, she has conducted research for the Korea Chair at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) and the Asian Studies Program at Georgetown. Currently, she serves as a MSFS student representative, Secretary of the SFS Graduate Student Council, and board member of the Foreign Affairs, Science, and Technology (FAST) club.

Drawing from their CSET report, experts Kayla Goode and Heeu Millie Kim discuss how Indonesia's education and workforce development hold the keys to its AI potential.

The United States and China are keeping an eye on Indonesia’s artificial intelligence potential given the country’s innovation-driven national strategy and flourishing AI industry. China views Indonesia as an anchor for its economic, digital, and political inroads in Southeast Asia and has invested aggressively in new partnerships. The United States, with robust political and economic relations rooted in shared democratic ideals, has an opportunity to leverage its comparative advantages and tap into Indonesia’s AI potential through high-level agreements.