Zach Atran serves as TechNet’s Staff Assistant. In 2018, he received a B.A. with high honors in government and politics from the University of Maryland, College Park, summa cum laude. While attending the University of Maryland, Zach gained experience working in a variety of political settings. He interned for the Maryland Governor’s Office of Community Initiatives, Congressman Dutch Ruppersberger (D-MD), and the Wilson Center – a think tank focused on global issues. He is a native of Baltimore, Maryland.