About BENS

Goranka Henegar

Director for Policy/Projects



Goranka is Director for Policy/Projects, responsible for helping to develop and managing national security-related projects and activities. This includes staffing the BENS Technology and Innovation Council. She also leads strategic planning efforts for the Policy/Projects team, Chief Operating Officer, and Senior Vice President for Engagement. Prior to joining BENS, she worked as a development officer for over a decade in the U.S. and overseas – programming, managing, and developing strategies for governance, stabilization and community-based assistance with the U.S. Agency for International Development and the United Nations Development Program. Goranka earned a Master’s in International Development from Johns Hopkins’ School of Advanced International Studies. She is fluent in French, Spanish, Croatian; conversational in German and Italian; and a beginner in Dari, Dutch and Arabic.


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