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Charlotte has a Juris Doctorate from Stanford Law School and a BA in Political Science & Economics from UC Berkeley, where she graduated with honors in the major and Distinction in General Scholarship from the university. Charlotte has practiced business and immigration law for technology companies since 1998--specializing in helping foreign companies establish themselves in the US. Charlotte is a native Swede and has contributed significantly to the Nordic community for many years. Charlotte has been the director of Silicon Vikings since January 2015. Prior to that she served as Chairwoman of the Swedish American Chamber of Commerce of San Francisco/Silicon Valley. Charlotte has also been active in the Swedish community on a national level having served on the Executive Committee of SACC USA as Assistant Secretary. Charlotte's commitment to collaboration between organizations has been evident throughout her work. She worked tirelessly to help with the formation of the Association of American European Chambers of Commerce and Business Associations (an association of Bay Area European chambers) and served as Treasurer for the organization after its official incorporation in 2014. Charlotte's network also extends into the US and California political arenas; she served as a member of the board of directors of the APIA Public Affairs Association from 2013-2016 and has helped organize numerous events with members of the US Congress, the California State Legislature and members of California's Executive Branch. She is also the Cofounder of apiNXT, a nonprofit that works to increase diversity and empowerment of Asian Americans in various professions including tech.