Marlies Dikkers is the research and administrative assistant to the BPC Action team. Prior to joining BPC Action, she was a Fellow for public relations firm VOX Global, where she conducted media relations and outreach on behalf of health care, education, technology, financial services and automotive clients. Dikkers attended American University and graduated with a degree in International Relations and Business. During her time at AU, she interned for Senator Tom Udall and worked for a global public strategy firm. Originally from Charlotte, North Carolina, she interned on President Obama’s re-election campaign before moving to D.C.