Caroline Pepek is the Global Communications Manager for MassChallenge. Caroline oversees marketing and PR activities across MassChallenge's six global locations, and leads strategic communications for the MassChallenge global brand. At MassChallenge, Caroline specializes in attracting and sourcing high-impact, high-potential startups. Previously, Caroline was the press officer for the U.S. Agency for International Development's (USAID) Global Development Lab, the agency's innovation incubator. Prior to her work at USAID, Caroline worked at agencies in Washington D.C. and Boston, Massachusetts, where she led integrated public affairs and communications campaigns for healthcare and government clients.